Auto Injury – Put Yourself In The Driver’s Seat

If you have been in an auto accident, it is a good first step to get a physical therapy evaluation to see if physical therapy can provide you with a conservative approach to non-invasive treatments. If symptoms can be resolved through physical therapy treatment, then other treatments such as surgery and medications can be avoided…

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Total Knee Replacement

The knee is a sensitive area of the body and one that can be injured performing almost any activity. It is a vulnerable joint and a simple twist can lead to a serious injury as well as ongoing problems, long recovery time and knee replacement surgery. The first total knee replacement was preformed in 1968.…

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Neck Pain

Neck pain is a common complaint. The cause of neck pain can vary from muscle strain, degenerative disc disease, whiplash injuries and osteoarthritis just to mention a few. Sixty percent of all adults will experience neck pain in their lifetime. Non-injury related neck pain usually develops over time due to the stress and strain of…

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What’s All The Hype About Taping and Cupping?

In the past month we have all seen world athletes with colorful tape and round bruises on their bodies.  What is this all about and will those methods help me with my aches and pains? The colorful tape is Kinesio® Tex Tape. This rehabilitative tape is used in the Kinesio Taping® Method that helps facilitate…

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Foot Pain Shouldn’t Interfere With Your Summer Fun!

Our feet take us many places, yet we don’t pay them much attention until they begin to give us trouble. One ailment affecting the feet, plantar fasciitis, is the most common cause of heel pain. It is inflammation or irritation of the plantar fascia, the band of tissue connecting the heel bone to the toes…

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Golf Injuries Don’t Have To Leave Your Game In The Rough

Often considered as the retirement sport or the sport you can play forever, golf, although a low-impact sport, can cause more injuries than you’d think. But these nagging aches and pains shouldn’t keep you from that round of 18 with the gang. The most common injury suffered by professional or casual golfers is lower back…

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Non Invasive Soft Tissue Treatments

Soft Tissue Injuries whether chronic, acute or post surgical such as: Achilles Tendonitis Carpal Tunnel Bursitis Sprains Strains Contusions IT Band Syndrome Lumbar Strain Plantar Fasciitis And more… Can often be frustrating and take a long time to heal, even with appropriate treatment. These types of injuries are often caused by participation in sports and…

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Don’t Shoulder The Pain Alone

Shoulder pain and discomfort can adversely affects a person’s quality of life.  It is the most common complaint seen by General Practitioners (GP) and Primary Care Providers and is the third most common musculoskeletal complication that requires medical care.  One percent of adults with new shoulder pain consult with their GP each year.  Self-reported prevalence…

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Don’t Let Ankle Pain Drag You Down

Ankle arthritis can significantly limit a person’s ability to participate in everyday activities along with recreational and workplace activities and is usually characterized by pain and swelling. The ankle joint is unique when compared to other joints in the lower extremity. The ankle cartilage is much smaller and has a smaller surface area than that…

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