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Bend, Don’t Break: Effective Stretches to Ease Back Pain

Back pain is a prevalent issue that affects people of all ages and lifestyles, often stemming from factors such as a traumatic event, poor posture, muscle imbalances, and lack of flexibility. While seeking professional guidance is essential for addressing chronic or severe back pain, incorporating stretches into your daily routine can help alleviate discomfort, improve […]

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Physical Therapy After a Hip Replacement

Hip replacements are becoming more common as our growing population ages. Though advances in surgical techniques and tools have made these procedures less invasive over time, there is still a need for physical therapy as part of post-surgical recovery. Here, we’ll walk you through what physical therapy looks like after a total hip replacement. Protocols

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Physical Therapy For Osteoarthritis: What You Need to Know

Osteoarthritis is a common problem seen in most therapy clinics. Physical therapy can be a wonderful treatment option for people with arthritis as it aids in restoring strength, mobility and makes living with arthritis more manageable. In this article, we will touch on what living with osteoarthritis is like and how physical therapy can help

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5 Moves To Kick Your Knee Pain

Between bending, flexing and carrying the whole weight of our bodies, it’s no wonder knee injuries are so common. With all of the work they put in, our knees not only run the risk of injury, but are prone to degenerative illnesses as well, which is why taking care of them is so important! Don’t

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The Proper Way to Stretch Before Exercising

You’ve always heard that you should get in a good stretch before you begin exercising. But did you know that stretching improperly can actually do more harm than good? Today we’ll be running through the proper way to stretch before exercising and will provide some examples for you to try at home. Why should you

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Injuries, Recovery and Prevention for Runners

As the spring and summer weather hits, more outdoor activities resume. While some prefer to take their stroll on the treadmill, it is quite the same as a nice run outdoors with some fresh air and a change of scenery. Those who run are no strangers to the soreness in the feet and legs that

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Back In The Game: Exercises For Your Gamer’s Thumb

Back in 2018, we posted our first blog on Gamer’s Thumb to help our patients understand the condition (De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis) and provide some information on the available treatment options. Since then, the condition has only become more prevalent with more cases diagnosed each year.  This time, we are going to explore some of the

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Strong Core, Strong Foundation! Why Core Strength Is So Important.

When many people hear “core” or “core strength”, they think 6 pack abs and tons of crunches. But your core is much more than having a defined stomach and looking good in your bathing suit. In fact, your core is the true foundation and structure for your entire body and having a strong core is

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Make Your Scars Less Noticeable Through Occupational Therapy

Though Occupational Therapy can frequently be used as an alternative to surgery, it is more commonly used as a tool to help patients recover after a procedure. As technology improves, more and more conditions are being treated using tiny instruments arthroscopically, leading to smaller incisions and causing minimal scarring. However, some surgeries must be performed

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Physical Therapy For Your Shoulder Injury

  Shoulder injuries are one of the most common types of orthopedic injuries among people of all ages and activity levels. In this article, we will outline some common shoulder injuries, why physical therapy is important to recovery and some at home exercises to help you heal!   Rotator Cuff Injuries Rotator Cuff injuries are

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Back Pain Solutions

Lower back pain is one of the more common body ailments these days. While some lower back conditions are temporary and subside quickly by reducing activity, icing and using pain medication, others become more serious, chronic conditions that affect your ability to work, play and comfortably interact in society. Surgery is not always an option

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A Guide for Wrist Exercises at Home

Suffering from wrist pains? There are several conditions out there that lead to pain and discomfort in the wrist and base of the thumb. Some of these conditions include: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Osteoarthritis Tendonitis Wrist Sprains While not all wrist disorders can be corrected with therapy or bracing, it can often be the first course

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