The Importance of Physical Therapy for Dialysis Patients

The Importance of Physical Therapy for Dialysis Patients Imagine there was a cure to: Decreased energy Muscle weakness Inconsistent blood pressure Depression Increased risk of heart disease  …would you consider it? YES! There is something available that can give you … Continue reading

Physical Therapy Improves Low Back Pain

Physical Therapy Improves Low Back Pain Your spine is a complex structure made up of bones, muscles, discs, tendons,ligaments and nerves. It is the hub of your nervous system where messages to and from your brain travel to different parts … Continue reading

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 a Condition That Can be Greatly Helped with Physical Therapy

Deconditioning is a Condition That Can be Greatly Helped with Physical Therapy  “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 … 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

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