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Are You Wondering if Physical Therapy is the Right Solution for You?

Are You Wondering if Physical Therapy is the Right Solution for You?   Are you wondering if you need physical therapy? Physical therapy isn’t just for those recovering from surgery or physical trauma. In fact, it has a ton of benefits that many people are not even aware of. Anyone who is in pain is […]

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Is Physical Therapy the best treatment for Gluteal Tendinopathy?

Gluteal Tendinopathy – Hip Pain Patients know it as hip pain, but the medical term is gluteal tendinopathy and this is often seen in conjunction with Trochanteric/Hip Bursitis. Gluteal tendinopathy can occur after performing an unaccustomed activity or after caring out a common activity for longer period than normal or under too much resistance. Gluteal […]

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The Key Benefits and Goals of Physical Therapy

The Role of Physical Therapy The role of physical therapy is to help regain and restore the pain-free and comfortable movement and overall health that a person experienced prior to an injury, illness or disability. To achieve this, the physical therapist will design and monitor a planned program using a holistic approach. The goal is […]

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Low-Impact Pinched Nerve Exercises

Back stretches for pinched nerves: Side bends Start in a standing position with your hands on your hips. Maintain straight posture. Gently stretch your lower back by leaning to the left and the right. Perform five side bends towards each side of your body. Twist Start in a sitting position while placing the legs at […]

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Think You Have a Pinched Nerve?

Signs and symptoms of a pinched nerve include: Tingling Burning Numbness Pain Muscle weakness (especially in the arms/hands if you have a pinched nerve in your neck) “Pins and needles” The area may feel like it has “fallen asleep” You may experience worsened symptoms when lying down or after just waking up. Pinched nerves can […]

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Four Tests to Determine if You Have a Pinched Nerve in Your Neck

If you have any of the following symptoms, you may be suffering from a pinched nerve: Pain in the neck that radiates beyond your elbow or to your fingertips Shoulder blade pain Hand, arm, or shoulder weakness Dull aches, numbness, or tingling Pain aggravated by neck movements If you have any of the aforementioned symptoms, […]

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How to Avoid Surgery if You Have a Lumbar Herniated Disc

How to Avoid Surgery if You Have a Lumbar Herniated Disc If you’ve been diagnosed with a ruptured or herniated disc in your back, then you’re likely suffering from muscle spasms, sharp/dull pain, cramping, leg weakness or loss of function, and/or sciatica. Your  pain likely intensifies with coughing, sneezing, or bending. Herniated discs can be […]

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3 Sleep Positions That Will Fight Morning Pain and Stiffness

3 Sleep Positions That Will Fight Morning Pain and Stiffness Are you woken up every day by morning pain and stiffness? While these symptoms may be annoying or uncomfortable, don’t fret. It’s likely nothing serious. Typically, morning back pain is a result of low-grade inflammation, which gets worse with age and is noticeably worse at […]

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Suffering from Lower Back Pain?

How Exercise Can Help Your Lower Back Pain:  Are you suffering from low back pain? When your back is hurting, you may just want to lie in bed and rest. This is understandable, but it may not help you get any better. Did you know that moving is actually good for your back? Exercise can […]

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