THE MULTIPLE APPLICATIONS OF ANTI-GRAVITY TREADMILL

THE MULTIPLE APPLICATIONS OF ANTI-GRAVITY TREADMILL Return to running and your daily activities sooner after an injury or surgery with the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill. The AlterG is a tool used early in the rehabilitative process that provides accurate, safe, and comfortable, … Continue reading

How Cupping Is a Form of Physical Therapy

How Cupping Is a Form of Physical Therapy As we age, especially after 40 years old, our body begins to break down. This includes loss of muscle, adhesions in fascia, and decreased blood flow. Putting cups over a region helps … Continue reading

Arthritis and How You Can Take Control of Your Pain

Arthritis and How You Can Take Control of Your Pain Millions of Americans live with the difficulties of Arthritis. If you’ve been diagnosed with arthritis, you are not alone. There are 50 million people in the United States who have arthritis … Continue reading

DECONDITIONING is considered a physical therapy CONDITION

DECONDITIONING is considered a physical therapy CONDITION “A large number of people are actually deconditioned. So says the Mayo Clinic’s Michael Joyner in an essay in The Journal of Physiology. [Michael Joyner, Standing Up for Exercise: Should Deconditioning Be Medicalized?] … Continue reading

Falls Among Older Adults

Falls Among Older Adults Falls due to compromised balance is a growing problem amongst people 65 and over. I wanted to share this CDC article that talks about how serious the problem is and how it can be prevented. Each … Continue reading

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The Fibromyalgia Battle

The Fibromyalgia Battle Fibromyalgia is a frustrating disorder with unpredictable symptoms that may come and go. Symptoms include chronic, wide spread musculoskeletal pain, specific tender points throughout the body, joint stiffness, and fatigue. Although doctors and researchers are not sure what … Continue reading

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Osteoporosis: The Silent Disease

Osteoporosis: The Silent Disease When bones start to go ‘soft’, it’s time to face the hard truth. An insidious and silent disease, osteoporosis doesn’t manifest in the early stages. It has no signs or symptoms until a serious injury or … Continue reading

Is Your Sleep Position Causing Carpal Tunnel?

Is Your Sleep Position Causing Carpal Tunnel? Most people don’t give any thought to sleeping positions. I mean, what difference could it possibly make what position my body lies in while it’s asleep, as long as I’m asleep, right? Wrong! … Continue reading

Is Your Neck Or Back Pain Caused By A Herniated Disc?

Is Your Neck Or Back Pain Caused By A Herniated Disc? The bones in your spine are called the vertebrae. The vertebrae are held together and in place by ligaments and small discs that act as shock absorbers. These control … Continue reading

Is That Thigh Pain Really Sciatica?

Is That Thigh Pain Really Sciatica? One of the most common mistakes is to assume that all leg pain is sciatica, and must be due to a disc pressing on a nerve. In fact, most leg pain is not pain … Continue reading

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