Posts filed under: Physical Therapy

What causes bone spurs? Bone spurs are common as we age, and many people do not even know they have them. They are typically found after an X-ray or MRI that are ordered for other conditions. When you do have...
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How Does Bone on Bone Knee Pain Feel? Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease that causes your joint tissues to degrade over time, setting off an inflammatory reaction that causes pressure placed directly on the bone of the knee. At...
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What Can I do for a Frozen Shoulder? There are times when shoulders simply freeze. The causes can be chalked up to something as mundane as staying in a position too long, or to more common health conditions like hypo...
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Is Knee Pain Slowing You Down? A very common injury that we see at Performance Rehabilitation & Regenerative Medicine is “jumper’s knee” or patellar tendonitis, an injury to the tendon connecting the kneecap (patella) to the shinbone. This injury usually...
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Don’t Overdo It In the Garden! Enjoy the beauty of your garden and reduce the possibility of back pain and or overuse injuries by remembering these safety suggestions: Avoid long gardening sessions Warm up before gardening with slow, sustained stretches...
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Why does my back sound like it’s cracking and popping? In the 1970’s, doctors thought that this was from bubbles popping in your joints. Today, some think it might be from oxygen, nitrogen, and carbon dioxide between the joints being...
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Ever feel like your knee is “gonna give out?” That feeling of instability could be a symptom of a greater issue. You may have one of these injuries that can be treated by a variety of non-surgical means: Knee Instability: Although...
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Say Goodbye to Carpal Tunnel Pain Carpal tunnel pain is annoying and hard to deal with when your job requires you to use your hands often. Read about our solutions and how they work. When you hear about Carpal tunnel...
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A Physical Therapists Guide to Lower Body Hockey Injuries While warms ups and cool downs help prevent injuries, it’s what you do in between the hockey games and practice that is equally if not more important. In every sport, it...
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What backpacks, briefcases, and purses can do to your back How briefcases, purses and backpacks are large contributors to your back pain. Today, most women carry oversized purses. On top of that each time they carry their purse, women tend...
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