Have you recently suffered a broken bone or fracture? Do you or your family have a history of Osteoporosis? If you have suffered a bone fracture, you may benefit from physical therapy. In this article, we will go over the various types of fractures and the rehabilitation process. What is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a bone
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Do you have pain going up and down the stairs? Are you extra cautious going up the stairs due to fear of falling? Climbing stairs is a daily activity that is fundamental to getting around the community. Although stairs seem like a simple activity, your body uses various muscles to complete the movement. This article
You may be wondering why your knee buckles when you go up and down the stairs. Do you feel like your knee is unstable and that it may slip out with sudden movements? You may be experiencing knee instability. Common Knee Injuries that Contribute To Knee Instability Meniscus Tear: a meniscus tear occurs in the
Although we may not realize it, any kind of major surgery is a serious life decision. Surgery can leave patients in pain, weak, bed bound, and even depressed. It is important to recover quickly and successfully so that you can resume all the activities you enjoy. Doctors, patients, and scientific research are proving that physical
Do you experience knee instability? Are you worried about changing directions when walking because you are afraid of sharp knee pain? Do you favor one leg more than the other? Knee irritation with certain movements is a sign that your Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) may have too much laxity or that your ACL is damaged.
One of the many benefits of physical therapy is that it helps show you how physical activity is medicine! Our physical therapy team strongly believes that the human body was meant to move, and when it doesn’t, things start to break down. Unfortunately, the modern environment isn’t great for promoting regular physical activity. Many of
Do you deal with chronic pain or inflammation in your daily life? It isn’t uncommon, but it is avoidable. While exercise is a crucial part of your physical therapy regimen, proper nutrition can also play an important role. The foods you eat work to fuel your body, and eating the right ones can help you
Are you experiencing muscle imbalance during your exercises? Do you notice that your body is asymmetrical? Do you look in the mirror and see that certain muscles have size imbalances? For proper movement, opposing muscle groups must work and coordinate together. Muscle length and muscle strength need to be balanced for normal movement and function.
130: that’s how many people on average die of opioid overdose every day in the United States. It’s a stunning statistic that sadly impacts nearly every community in our country, since opioid abuse and addiction affects people from all walks of life. Many people who become addicted to opioids were first prescribed them by a