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3 Apr, 2020

Virtual physical therapy at Rehab Access — four important benefits

The possibilities of virtual physical therapy have been an exciting topic in the physical therapy field for some time now. And now, the coronavirus outbreak and resulting COVID-19 pandemic have pushed this new delivery method for treatment to the forefront of care.  Rehab Access is offering virtual physical therapy in addition to in-clinic visits during

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2 Apr, 2020

Virtual physical therapy FAQs — answers to questions about this treatment and the COVID-19 pandemic

Rehab Access is dedicated to keeping our patients and staff safe and helping to slow the spread of the coronavirus and COVID-19 pandemic. One of our responses to this is that we are offering virtual physical therapy sessions in addition to in-clinic appointments so our team can continue to treat your aches and pains if

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1 Apr, 2020

What to expect from virtual physical therapy

Virtual physical therapy is a term for therapy and rehabilitation that is delivered virtually by leveraging video conferencing technology. Since most of us have the technology necessary for this in our online devices, virtual physical therapy, or remote physical therapy, is easier to perform than ever before.  This approach to physical therapy was already an

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7 Feb, 2020

Stiff knee pain when bending? Belle Chasse, LA, physical therapists can help

We put so much stress on our knees every day, it’s a small wonder that this area is so prone to issues like pain and stiffness. Whether it’s caused by a sports-related injury, arthritis or any other cause, having a stiff knee that is particularly painful when bending can quickly put you on the sidelines

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6 Feb, 2020

Elbow pain when bending and straightening? How Gretna, LA, patients can find relief

Elbow pain that is most pronounced during bending and straightening is often associated with tennis elbow, but other causes can include arthritis, bursitis and fractures. For nearly any cause, physical therapy should be a key part of your treatment program. With a natural approach that is designed to increase functioning and injury resistance, physical therapy

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8 Jan, 2020

Spinal stenosis exercises to help elderly patients in Belle Chasse, LA

The term “spinal stenosis” refers to narrowing in the spine. Over time, degenerative changes to the spinal anatomy can cause the already tight nerve passages to constrict, resulting in symptoms that include pain, tingling, numbness and muscle weakness both locally and in the extremities. Since one of the largest contributing factors to spinal stenosis is

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7 Jan, 2020

Four tips for living with arthritis in the back to help Gretna, LA, patients find relief

Arthritis can affect nearly any joint in our body, including the large number of joints found in the spine. To allow for basic flexibility and movement, the individual vertebrae in the spine are connected by sets of facet joints. Due to the tremendous stress we place on our spines every day, combined with age-related changes,

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7 Dec, 2019

Belle Chasse, LA, patients — how to sleep with a stiff neck and shoulder

If you’re dealing with neck and shoulder stiffness that is interfering with your sleep, chances are you’ve tried any number of methods to get some rest at night. From a hot shower to a memory foam mattress to sleeping pills, if pain and stiffness are keeping you awake, it can be easy to become frustrated

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6 Dec, 2019

Shortening your recovery time for a sprained ankle — help for patients in Gretna, LA

Whether you twisted it while jogging or rolled it on the basketball court, a sprained ankle can take you out of action quickly — and keep you there. Often, people who are recovering from a sprained ankle are among the very active, or worse, they work physical jobs that require standing and moving. In these

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7 Nov, 2019

Belle Chasse, LA, residents — what to do about wrist pain that worsens with pressure or bending

From sports-related injuries to arthritis to carpal tunnel syndrome, wrist pain can have a variety of causes. If you are experiencing wrist pain that worsens with pressure or bending and are seeking treatment, it’s important to seek an accurate diagnosis with a qualified professional. The most optimal course of treatment will vary from condition to

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