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

Two Sleeping Positions That Can Create Pain in the Neck & Shoulders

Two Sleeping Positions That Can Create Pain in the Neck & Shoulders    The truth is that one sleeping style does not necessarily work for everyone. There are two sleeping positions in particular that correlate with neck and shoulder problems: … Continue reading

RISK FACTORS OF SHOULDER PAIN

RISK FACTORS OF SHOULDER PAIN Many people with shoulder problems suffer needlessly because of a delay in treatment. Early symptoms of a shoulder problem that people often ignore are pain in the front or back of the shoulder, difficulty reaching … Continue reading

Muscle Imbalances in The Hip

Muscle Imbalances in The Hip Muscle imbalances in the hip are very common and can throw off your gait. This is why it’s very important to strengthen and stretch the proper muscles. A lot of the time it’s caused by … Continue reading

Core Stabilization Exercises lead To Reduced Back Pain

Core Stabilization Exercises lead To Reduced Back Pain Low back pain is one of the most common injuries treated by physical therapists. There can be several reasons for low back pain. Dr. Raoul Roces, DPT is very big on core stabilization because it … Continue reading

How Physical Therapy Can Keep You Out of The Hospital

How Physical Therapy Can Keep You Out of The Hospital Falls are the major reason seniors require physical therapy The goal of physical therapy at home for seniors is to help restore and improve functionality, reduce pain and increase mobility for … Continue reading

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