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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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5 Jan, 2020

Three types of exercises to prevent tennis elbow

Like any other injury, there is no way to completely prevent tennis elbow. Even if you’ve never played a match of tennis in your life, this condition can still occur due to any repetitive motion that is performed with the elbow. In fact, tennis elbow is very common among physical jobs, including carpenters, plumbers and

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3 Dec, 2019

Three tips for living with rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that is still not fully understood by doctors and medical researchers. This is a nonreversible condition where the body’s own immune system turns on the joints in the body, leading to crippling inflammation and pain. While there is currently no cure for rheumatoid arthritis, it is possible to manage

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1 Dec, 2019

Benefits of lumbar herniated disc exercises

If you’ve been diagnosed with a lumbar herniated disc as the source of your back pain and other related symptoms, exercise might be the last thing on your mind. After all, when it’s painful to get out of bed and you are finding yourself challenged to do even the most basic task, how are you

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5 Nov, 2019

Avoid these three exercises if you have hip pain

For patients who are dealing with hip pain, it’s important to understand that exercise is your friend. No matter if you have arthritis, bursitis or a strained hip flexor, performing the right exercises can help stabilize and improve range of motion for this all-important joint. With the guidance of a qualified physical therapist, following through

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5 Oct, 2019

Hip pain exercises to try and hip pain exercises to avoid

You’ve probably read it online or heard it from your doctor: If you have hip pain, you should exercise. Exercising improves the strength and flexibility of the muscles, ligaments and tendons in and around your hips. This helps improve your body’s structural support for the hips and improves their range of motion. However, it can

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2 Sep, 2019

Three types of exercises to help people with arthritis

Although arthritis is not a curable condition, it is certainly a manageable one. And one of the best ways to help manage the aches, pains and stiffness that often come with this condition is with exercise. While the prospect of exercise may seem difficult to people who are living with arthritis symptoms, there are a

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1 Mar, 2019

Neck pain treatment in Belle Chasse, LA

As most of us can agree, we’re accustomed to feeling neck pain eventually in life. Whether that comes from an injury, daily stress, bad posture, working on computers or simply sleeping on too high of a pillow, relief is something we all need. But, what can you do about your neck pain to ease suffering?

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5 Feb, 2019

How to prevent sports injuries as you age

One thing you may be worried about if you play sports in your older age is how to prevent sports injuries. You may be especially worried if you haven’t played sports in several years and are just now getting back into it for your health and exercise. While there is no fool-proof way to prevent

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3 Feb, 2019

How much protein is needed for weight loss

You may not know how much protein is needed for weight loss or how important this nutrient is to losing weight. Fortunately, there’s a physical therapy team that may be able to help you find the information you need about protein. At Rehab Access, we host the Ideal Protein Weight Loss Program at our Belle

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