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Common Misconceptions about Physical Therapy

August 27, 2019

Physical therapy plays an important role in improving the vitality and health of patients. Physical therapy, or PT, helps treat disease, injury or deformity by methods like massage, exercise and heat treatment rather than by surgery or drugs. There are, however, many misconceptions about PT and physical therapists. Following are a few of the most […]

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Botox Treatments for Migraine Headaches May Work for You

August 22, 2019

You have probably heard of Botox as an effective cosmetic treatment to smooth away wrinkles. But did you know that Botox can also relieve headaches, especially migraines?

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Using an Ankle Brachial Index Assessment to Diagnose Peripheral Arterial Disease

August 12, 2019

If you have cramping or muscle pain in your legs or arms, you may have peripheral arterial disease, also called PAD. Pain from PAD often is triggered by walking or other activity and then relieved by rest.

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Physical Therapy: An Effective Treatment for Whiplash

August 5, 2019

Whiplash is a neck injury caused by strong and swift back-and-forth neck movement – just like cracking a whip.

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Are You Suffering from the Pain and Discomfort of Neuropathy?

July 31, 2019

Those with neuropathy experience symptoms including pain and numbness in the feet and legs as well as cramps, muscle weakness and loss of balance.

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Physical Therapy for a Stroke

July 24, 2019

While some people call it a ‘brain attack,’ a stroke is when blood flow to the brain is impaired. Without blood, brain cells are denied oxygen and begin to die rapidly, affecting memory and muscle control.

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Diagnostic Testing

July 18, 2019

If we are going to help our patients, we must make sure we understand the nature of the problems they are suffering from. This requires patience and careful study.

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Putting Restless Legs Syndrome to Rest

July 9, 2019

Otherwise known as Willis-Ekborn disease, RLS, or Restless Leg Syndrome is a condition where a person’s legs feel uncomfortable to the point of movement when resting.

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Stretching and Why It Is Important

July 3, 2019

One of the most important parts of preparing for an athletic event is a good stretch. Stretching prepares the body for movement by ‘warming up’ the muscles for further use.

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Why Do Physical Therapy?

June 26, 2019

If you’ve ever been injured and found it hard to get back into the “swing of things,” then physical therapy may be what you need. Physical therapy retrains your body to overcome many of the new challenges posed by an injury. Some of the ways physical therapy benefits the patient include: Reduces pain by increasing […]

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