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Physical Therapy and Fibromyalgia

Physical Therapy and Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a health condition characterized most commonly by chronic widespread muscular pain and tenderness, symptoms of fatigue, waking unrefreshed, and thinking and memory problems. People with fibromyalgia may also have other symptoms such as: Difficulty sleeping Morning stiffness Headache Irritable Bowel or Bladder Syndrome Pain/ cramps in abdomen or pelvis History of depression and anxiety TemporomandibularRead More…

Workplace Wellness

Workplace Wellness

Working at a computer work station all day can take a toll on the body. Repetitive activities and lack of mobility can contribute to aches, pains, and eventual injuries. Sitting at a desk while using the keyboard for hours on a day to day basis can result in poor circulation to joints and muscles, it canRead More…

Do you suffer from nagging or chronic Hip Pain?

Do you suffer from nagging or chronic Hip Pain?

Hip pain is a common problem, and is often difficult to diagnose and resolve due to the large range of causes. It is important to make an accurate diagnosis of the cause of your symptoms so that appropriate treatment can be directed at the underlying problem. While it can be related to an injury sufferedRead More…

Pregnancy and Pelvic Pain

Pregnancy and Pelvic Pain

Pregnancy and childbirth can mean many changes, and aches and pains, for a woman’s body, including in the pelvic area. Pelvic pain may be felt in the lower back, buttock, groin, hip or leg, and can limit your ability to walk, sleep, and perform various physical activities. What causes pregnancy-related pelvic pain? A woman’s body is challenged duringRead More…

Physical Therapy & Walking Aids

Physical Therapy & Walking Aids

Physical therapists, who are experts in restoring and improving motion, recommend that elderly adults who use canes and walkers as walking aids be properly assessed and fitted by a physical therapist to avoid fall-related injuries. With emergency rooms experiencing 47, 000 fall-related visits annually from senior citizens due to improper use and fit of walkingRead More…

Physical Therapy and Falls Prevention

Physical Therapy and Falls Prevention

Falls among the elderly are prevalent, dangerous, and can diminish their ability to lead an active and independent life. About one in three seniors above age 65, and nearly one in two seniors over age 80, will fall at least once this year, many times with disastrous consequences. Physical therapists can help prevent falls withRead More…

Physical Therapy and the Balance System

Physical Therapy and the Balance System

How does the balance system work? Your sense of balance comes from many different systems working together to create stability of your body and your vision. Good balance depends on correct sensory information, proper use of that information by the brain, and the right response from the muscles. The sensory information that is needed comesRead More…

Shivering as a Form of Exercise – NY Times

Shivering as a Form of Exercise – NY Times

This winter’s frigid temperatures could be having one desirable side effect. They may be revving up your metabolism. Shivering in the cold sparks a series of biochemical reactions deep within the body that alters fat cells and bolsters metabolism, much as formal exercise does, according to a fascinating series of new experiments. The findings intimateRead More…

Shoveling Snow: Tips for Avoiding Injuries

Shoveling Snow: Tips for Avoiding Injuries

Snow shoveling is a repetitive activity that can cause muscle strain to the lower back andshoulders. Back injuries due to snow shoveling are more likely to happen to people who may notknow that they are out of condition. Following these tips can help you avoid injuries:Lift smaller loads of snow, rather than heavy shovelfuls. BeRead More…

Foot Health for Runners

Foot Health for Runners

Feet come in all different shapes and sizes and are prone to many problems, especially when running is involved. Physical therapists can provide a detailed analysis of your feet and running style to help you prevent and treat the foot problems that often result from running. Essential Functions of the Foot Feet provide your baseRead More…

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