Category: Arthritis Pain

Knee Arthritis

The Beginning of Knee Arthritis

September 3rd, 2020

Arthritis of the knee joint is one of the most common causes of knee pain. Osteoarthritis is defined as progressive wearing away of the cartilage in the joint. The cartilage is there to serve as a cushion between the bones in the knee joint. When the cartilage degenerates, the bone may get inflamed and activities

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Arthritis

What is the Difference Between Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis?

March 16th, 2020

The Centers of Disease Control (CDC) projects that by 2040, an estimated 78 million (26%) US adults aged 18 years or older are projected to have doctor-diagnosed arthritis.  What is Arthritis? Arthritis is defined as painful inflammation and stiffness of the joints. Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid arthritis are the 2 most common forms of arthritis. Although

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4 Stretches and Exercises to Improve Neck Pain

February 25th, 2020

If you are experiencing neck stiffness or soreness, you are not alone. Neck pain is one of the most common ailments among Americans. A strong neck can help prevent impairments in other parts of your body too. In order to prevent chronic neck pain, here are simple stretches and exercises that anyone can perform. 4

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Everything You Need to Know About Frozen Shoulder

January 29th, 2020

Overview Are you having difficulty reaching overhead? Does your shoulder lock up when you try putting on your shirt? Is it painful or difficult to put your hand behind your head? Motions that used to be easy and comfortable are now feeling stiff and painful. You may have Adhesive Capsulitis or better known as “Frozen

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Are YOU at Risk For Falls?

January 19th, 2020

85% of injuries that require hospitalization for seniors are caused by falls. The risk of falls increases as you age so fall prevention is a crucial part of keeping the elder population healthy and safe. Senior adults face a lower likelihood of recovery from a fall injury thus it is imperative to improve balance and

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3 Exercises to Improve Posture for Less Back Pain

December 26th, 2019

Most people will get back pain at some point in their lives. It may come from a sports related injury or accident. However, often times upper and lower back pain develops during daily life. Repetitive activities such as sitting at a computer or carrying weighted objects may create muscle tension and tightness. Over a long

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How to Recover From a ‘Pulled Muscle’

December 17th, 2019

A muscle strain or “pulled muscle” is damage to a muscle or its attaching tendons. If you perform a movement that requires more force than the muscle can absorb, the muscle fibers or tendons attached to the muscle can tear. This tearing of muscle fibers can damage blood vessels causing bleeding or bruising which can

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What is Causing that Clicking Sound in Your Knee?

December 13th, 2019

A common question that physical therapists hear a lot is, “should I be concerned if my knees are clicking and popping when I move it?”. Clicking knees often leads to anxiety which can limit your ability to enjoy certain physical activities. Noise in the knee joint can come from several different reasons. Natural Noises of

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Benefits of Deep Thermal Massage Goes Beyond Just Pain Relief

December 10th, 2019

What is a Migun deep thermal massage table? The Migun Thermal Massage table combines therapeutic effects of acupressure, far infrared heat, and massage therapy to provide you with pain relief, relaxation, and health. Dozens of heated jade balls roll along the spine providing a warm relaxing massage to the muscles on your back and legs.

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