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Telemedicine Now Available!

We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 outbreak and are taking essential steps to keep our patients and staff safe. As a therapy provider, our plan is to remain OPEN to treat patients for their Physical and Occupational Therapy needs during this difficult time. While many of our appointments must be conducted in clinic, we are …

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COVID-19 Precautions

At this time, Motus Rehabilitation will remain open! We are closely monitoring CDC and State recommendations/ guidelines and are taking extensive safety precautions to ensure the safety of our patients and staff. We kindly ask that all patients adhere to the following precautions:   • If you are feeling any COVID-19 symptoms, such as cough, …

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How Orthotics Will Help So Many Issues

Begin a search for “orthotics,” and you will find any number of solutions made specifically for the foot and the ankle. However, orthotics or orthotics bracing exists for a much longer list of limbs and issues, and though standardized orthotics may do the trick for the mildest complaints, it is custom orthotics that make a …

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Basketball Injuries and How Physical Therapy Can Help

Ask medical professionals about the most common basketball injuries and they are likely to list these issues: Ankle sprains Knee injuries Foot fractures Deep thigh bruising Jammed fingers Facial cuts The fact that there are injuries in such a physical game as basketball comes as no surprise to most. What does shock many is that …

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A Guide for Treating Arthritis

Living with arthritis is painful and uncomfortable, and it’s something that millions of people endure every day across the world. It’s estimated that over 54 million adults in the U.S. have doctor-diagnosed arthritis and that this number will keep climbing significantly as time goes on, according to the Arthritis Foundation. There isn’t a cure for …

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Understanding Hand Growth Plate Injuries and Their Treatment Options

Growth plates are the end areas of bones within children’s bodies. They are marked by cartilage and have not ossified yet. This makes them particularly susceptible to damage, especially when combined children’s high rate of activity and propensity for injury. Within this post, we will explore key areas related to growth plate injuries, including: What …

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Understanding Median Neuritis: Exploring the Condition, Complications, and Treatment Options

Median neuritis is a leading cause of carpal tunnel syndrome, or CTS. The median nerve runs the length of the arm, but when it becomes inflamed (neuritis) or entrapped, it can cause a wide range of symptoms generally associated with CTS, including lack of grip strength, pain, swelling, and more. Within this post, we will …

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A Real Pain in the Thumb: Your Guide to Gamekeeper’s Thumb

When your favorite activities are compromised because of pain, it can be incredibly upsetting. Also known as the ulnar collateral ligament, this area of the body can have some serious pain. Read on for more information on what gamekeeper’s thumb is, activities that can not only lead to it but also can interfere with it, …

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How to Keep Your Fitness Resolution (Without Hurting Yourself)

Now that you’re committed to living a healthier life, let’s talk about the safest way to begin exercising. Take this advice, and you’re less like to end up at one of our offices being treated with physical therapy. See a doctor Thought we were going straight to the gym, right? Not just yet. If you’re …

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Can Physical Therapy Help Arthritis?

Arthritis presents you with a painful dilemma. It hurts to move, but your pain will only get worse unless you move. When you’re diagnosed with osteoarthritis, it may be difficult to see a bright side. The condition causes chronic pain, and there’s no cure for it. It isn’t just the pain that makes having arthritis …

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