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Helping You Every Step of the Way…

Exercise and physical therapy is the only long term solution to recover and prevent injury. Once your tendons have started to heal, physical therapy will help you regain strength and endurance. Your physical therapist will assist you during the rehabilitation process every step of the way. Treatment may also include cold therapy to reduce swelling, […]
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The Road to Recovery

A physical therapist can help relieve pain and restore motion and strength to the arm, wrist, fingers, and elbow. The therapist can help with recovery as well as injury prevention and future recurrences of tennis elbow. Your physician may recommend prescription medication to reduce pain and inflammation. The physical therapist will work closely with the […]
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Lateral Epicondylitis Physical Therapy Management

Tennis elbow is not restricted to those who play tennis. It is a condition in which tendon damage causes soreness or pain around the outside of the elbow or the lateral epicondyle. The symptoms of tennis elbow are noticeable when the palm is turned upward. Damage to the tendons in the forearm makes wrist movements […]
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Physical Therapy is an Investment

No one can escape the consequences of aging. However, every single person can plan ahead and maintain strength and mobility to age gracefully. The best way to stay active and healthy is to challenge the bones, joints and muscles in a controlled, progressive manner. That's why physical therapy is crucial for individuals of all ages, […]
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Aging Gracefully

A physical therapist can design an exercise program to help seniors deal with some of the consequences associated with aging, which include: Increased risk of falls – Falls can occur due to a loss in the body’s ability to maintain balance, posture, and equilibrium. A physical therapist can create an exercise program to improve muscle […]
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Reverse the Aging Process Through Physical Therapy

The human body goes through a number of changes, as one grows older. A decline in muscle mass and bone density can lead to muscle fatigue and joint pain. It's common for seniors to experience a degree of fear and apprehension prior to exercise. There is good news. Seniors can remain physically active and lead […]
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The problem with MRIs for low back pain

Studies have suggested for years that routine imaging for low back pain is a waste of time and money – not to mention it can harm the patient. Unfortunately, according to new research published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, MRI and other high-tech scans for LBP increased by 50 percent between 1995 and […]
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Keeping Fibromyalgia at Bay thru Physical Therapy

According to NIH (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases), fibromyalgia is an autoimmune disease that affects 5 million adults in the United States alone. It is more common in women than men and is generally diagnosed in individuals between the ages of 30 and 50. It is often characterized by chronic widespread […]
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Advances on the Treatment of Autism Thru Physical Therapy

Autism is a disorder of neural development characterized by impaired social interaction and communication. It can be associated with repetitive behavior such as hand-flapping or rocking. Low muscle tone and poor motor control can also be present. These impairments result in the inability to perform day to day functions and 'fit in' with society. Physical […]
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How Physical Therapy Help Alzheimer Patients

Alzheimer's disease is a chronic, progressive, degenerative condition that causes patients to gradually lose their memory and, over time, other bodily functions. It is widely considered a disease that can rob individuals of their dignity and independence. Traditional medicine has been unable to find a cure, although it is possible to slow down the rate […]
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