Exercise and Your Cardiovascular Health

Exercise and Your Cardiovascular Health High Blood Pressure is one of the most prevalent cardiovascular conditions in the U.S. About 74.5 million people in the United States (age 20 and older) have high blood pressure.  High blood pressure can damage your blood vessels and, this in … Continue reading

Are you or a loved one suffering from arthritic pain?

Are you experiencing any of the following symptoms? Pain Stiffness Swelling at the joints Difficult and slower movements At Reddy-Care We Can Help! People with arthritis often have stiff joints — largely because they avoid movements that can increase pain. By not moving arthritic joints, … Continue reading

Bone Nutrition: How to Keep Bones Healthy and Strong

Bone Nutrition: How to Keep Bones Healthy and Strong As we age many of us, especially women, are at risk of forming Osteoporosis, a disease that decreases the amount of a person’s bone density (bone strength). Surprisingly, only 25% of … Continue reading

“My Aching Back!” Physical Therapy Treatment Plan for Back Pain.

“My Aching Back!” Physical Therapy Treatment Plan for Back Pain. Low back pain is one of the most common injuries treated by physical therapists.  There can be several reasons for the low back pain and the pain may radiate into … Continue reading

Low Back Pain Statistics

Earlier this year, the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) performed a survey about low back pain. The results of this survey were very telling. Here are a few of the key points: 61% of Americans experience some form of low … Continue reading

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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 the spine’s range of movement, flexibility and keep the bones and … Continue reading

When Is a Cane Not Just a Cane?

Most people who hear the word ‘cane’ picture an elderly person using it as a ‘walking stick’ for balance or as an adjunct to injury or surgical repair of hip or knee. If we are lucky, that is if we … Continue reading

Does Sleep Loss Result in Weight Gain?

As the ever-increasing use of Facebook, Twitter, smartphones, video games and TV allows for engagement around the clock, are you getting less shuteye than you used to?  You’re not alone. The National Sleep Foundation’s Annual Sleep in America poll found … Continue reading

Neck Pain Putting a Crimp in Your Day?

Common causes of neck pain include watching TV, using a computer, reading a book, or talking on the phone, especially with the receiver held on your shoulder or under your chin. Fortunately, this pain usually subsides within a short period … Continue reading

The Price of Nice Shoes: More Than Just Some Temporary Pain

If you are like most women, you would love to wear beautiful high end heels such as Manolo Blahniks. But, are you thinking of the damage you could be causing your body? Lower back pain and degeneration of the spine, … Continue reading

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