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26 Jul, 2021

Should balance training be a part of my daily routine?

Most of us have developed some sort of basic daily routine. We eat, get dressed, brush our teeth, take a shower, and more, and we do so at specific times of the day. Some people may also need to add balance training into their daily routine.  This type of training is also called balance rehab,

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19 Jul, 2021

Three reasons you might need surgery for degenerative arthritis

People who talk about something that’s degenerating generally aren’t referring to something positive. That’s especially true when they’re talking about degenerative arthritis.  A more common name for this type of arthritis is osteoarthritis, and it tends to occur due to natural, age-related joint wear and tear. A medical report on arthritis shows that this condition

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12 Jul, 2021

How to prevent hip pain from happening while you’re playing sports

Playing a sport is a great thing for so many reasons. It helps people connect with others, and sports also help us have fun while improving our fitness. Yet, playing sports can also lead to many different types of pain.  The pain you feel after playing sports can range from minor aches and pains to

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5 Jul, 2021

How long does it take to recover from knee replacement surgery?

Having a knee replacement is not easy on your body. It can take each person a different period of time to heal after such a surgery, so your doctor might not be able to tell you exactly how long it will take you to recover from knee replacement surgery.  However, the American Association of Hip

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28 Jun, 2021

Three advantages you can get from physical therapy after knee surgery

There are many types of knee surgery out there, and they’re all used to help people whose knees are having difficulty healing.  For instance, surgeries can be done to repair knee soft tissue or even to completely replace a joint eroded by arthritis. Knee surgeries are even relatively common in the U.S. One study on

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21 Jun, 2021

Are there medical conditions that increase my fall risk?

The answer to this question is definitely yes. There are many medical conditions that can lead to an increase in your fall risk.  Falling down isn’t something that’s unknown to most people. Many people may not think of falling down as a big deal because it happens so often. However, falls can lead to some

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14 Jun, 2021

Three reasons people are developing lower back pain right now

It seems like people just aren’t surprised to develop lower back pain anymore, and there are plenty of reasons for this attitude.  For one thing, it’s reported that up to 33% of people are experiencing lower back pain at any given time. That translates into nearly 109 million Americans based on current population data. With

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7 Jun, 2021

Why turn to a physical therapist for help with chronic neck pain and headaches?

You’ve been feeling neck pain and having headaches for months, so you seek help from a medical professional. This professional tells you something that you don’t expect.  What they likely told you is that you have a neck problem that’s causing cervicogenic headaches, and you’re not the only person who is dealing with the chronic

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10 May, 2021

Three sports injuries that can lead to both lower back and hip pain

Dealing with minor aches and pains is something that many athletes take for granted. However, some athletes may develop moderate to severe lower back and hip pain, and these forms of pain are often caused by specific sports injuries.  It’s not uncommon for U.S. athletes to experience an aching lower back or hip. One medical

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3 May, 2021

What activities could be causing your knee and calf pain?

Knee and calf pain can keep you from doing many of the activities that you love, such as playing sports. However, many of the activities that you do while working, relaxing, working out or just as part of your daily routine can actually cause these types of pain.  Lower leg injuries that cause pain are

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