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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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1 Jan, 2020

Make the most of your health care plan this holiday season

The holiday season is just around the corner, which means it’s time for good cheer and great food with friends and family. It also means that your time to spend the remaining funds in your flexible spending account (FSA) is nearing its end. Not familiar with your FSA? It’s an account that many employers contribute

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4 Dec, 2019

Is walking good for arthritis in the knee?

As we get older, we’re all prone to increasing aches, pains and stiffness. This is because with time, our bodies begin to lose water content, which makes our muscles and connective tissue less elastic. It also makes the protective cartilage that allows for smooth joint motion more brittle, leading to increased bone-on-bone contact and inflammation.

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1 Oct, 2019

Four easy balance training exercises for seniors

One of the leading causes of injury in seniors is falling. As our bodies age, our bones can grow more brittle and our muscles, ligaments and tendons become more tense and prone to strains and sprains. As a senior, when you fall, you risk injuring these parts of your body. In worst-case scenarios, you could

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5 Sep, 2019

What to do about hip pain that occurs while sleeping on either side

While hip pain on one side is more common, especially when caused by injury, it is not unheard of for hip pain to develop on both sides. Known as bilateral hip pain, potential causes can include arthritis and bursitis, among others. A common indicator of this issue is disrupted sleep and hip pain that persists

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4 Sep, 2019

Three tips to prevent sciatica while driving

Sciatica can be very difficult to deal with. The leg pain, muscle weakness, shooting pain, tingling and numbness in the extremities can put a damper on nearly any activity, including your ability to drive. If you need to make a long car trip for any reason, whether for work or pleasure, contending with sciatic symptoms

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21 Aug, 2019

Three factors that impact backpack safety

It’s that time of year again. You’re counting the days until your child heads back to school. However, before you put them on the bus, you’ll need to make sure they have everything they need for school, and this may include making sure they have the safest possible backpack. Here are three factors you should

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2 Apr, 2019

How can physical therapy help me live a healthier lifestyle?

Most people are aware that increasing your daily activity level can help you be healthier. However, you may not know how important physical therapy can be for weight loss. Luckily, our team at Rehab Access can help you answer the question, “How can physical therapy help me lose weight?” At Rehab Access, our team is

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20 Mar, 2019

5 Benefits of Therapeutic Massage for Athletes

As an athlete, you already know that you’ve got to maintain optimal health if you want to keep playing the sport you love. Physical therapy with an experienced physical therapist is a big part of that, especially when you’re recovering from an injury. One of the main parts of a good physical therapy regimen after

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10 Mar, 2019

Don’t Let Pain Stop You From Getting Back in the Game!

Get rid of the pain by partnering up with a physical therapist. Give Rehab Access a call today to learn more about how our physical therapists can get you on the path to a pain-free life. Physical Therapy for Pain Relief According to WebMD, “Physical therapy is often one of the best choices you can

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