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A new approach for Chronic Pain- Part 1

A new approach for Chronic Pain- Part 1

Chronic pain is perhaps one of the most frustrating conditions for a health care provider to treat as well as for patients to deal with. The model used to train many of us was to identify a disease or injury by looking for a mechanical or chemical cause for the pain and then address theContinue Reading »

Bone on Bone: It’s Going Tibia Okay

Bone on Bone: It’s Going Tibia Okay

“I’ve Been Told I Have Bone on Bone Osteoarthritis. How Can Physical Therapy Help?”Traditional thought has lead us in the direction that the changes often seen on X-rays and MRIs have a direct relationship with pain. Arguably the most common of these changes is osteoarthritis, or more informally known as the dreaded “Bone on Bone”Continue Reading »

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome a.k.a. Knee Pain

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome  a.k.a. Knee Pain

One of the most prevalent issues that people face, especially those beginning to introduce exercise into their lives, is knee pain. Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome describes generalized knee pain on or around our kneecaps- whether from the joint or the surrounding muscles. Rather than being a specific diagnosis, patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) is an umbrella termContinue Reading »

5 Simple Stretches for Knee Pain

5 Simple Stretches for Knee Pain

Try these very quick and simple stretches that we frequently prescribe for our patients with knee pain at Universus Physical Therapy! Give them a try and let us know how you felt. Knee pain is a very common problem that we see at our physical therapy clinic in Huntington. We find that overall our doctorsContinue Reading »

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