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4 Oct, 2020

What to expect from your physical therapy clinic in Gretna, LA

In today’s digital age, access to the latest information and treatments is expected by everyone who is looking for treatment. The difference then becomes the patient experience and how they are welcomed into their treatment program.  When you’re suffering from aches and pains or a sudden injury, you deserve the best to help you recover.

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3 Oct, 2020

Rehabilitate at Rehab Access in Belle Chasse, LA

Nobody should have to live with long-lasting pain; yet, so many people do. Conditions like chronic neck pain, back pain, and hip or knee pain plague millions of Americans every year.  A variety of treatments are available for chronic pain, but what is best for you depends on the cause and severity of your condition.

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6 Jan, 2020

Treatment can affect how long a stiff neck lasts

If you’re dealing with a stiff neck that is disrupting your normal activity level and are looking for lasting relief to get you back to a better quality of life, physical therapy can help. Neck stiffness, often accompanied by pain and limited range of motion, can have a number of causes including injury and progressive

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2 Jan, 2020

Balance exercises for the elderly — three ways a physical therapist can make it fun

It’s just a fact of life that as we get older, many of our physical capabilities start to decline. While there’s no way for any of us to turn back the clock, it is possible to slow down the process by taking a proactive role in our health and wellness. A perfect example is to

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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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5 Dec, 2019

Undergoing physical therapy? Look for these signs of sciatica improving

Sciatica is a very hard condition to deal with. Compression or irritation of the long sciatic nerve that originates in the lower back and runs down both legs can result in pain, tingling, numbness and muscle weakness that disrupts nearly every aspect of your life. Causes for sciatica can include something as simple as a

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2 Dec, 2019

Preventing carpal tunnel syndrome with physical therapy

Carpal tunnel syndrome refers to wrist and hand pain that results from constriction in the carpal tunnel of the wrist. This is a narrow passage of bone and connective tissue that allows blood vessels and nerves to travel from the arms into the hands and fingers. While there are many factors that contribute to the

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4 Nov, 2019

Relief for common sports injuries — how does physical therapy help?

While they can be highly enjoyable and a great form of exercise, many athletic pursuits can be a common source of injury. From playing tennis to basketball or even just going for a run every morning, the repetitive motions and quick movements that accompany sports can put a high degree of stress and strain on

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3 Nov, 2019

Neck, shoulder and arm pain with numbness in the fingers — what does it mean?

It is common for patients to experience neck pain that is accompanied by shoulder pain, arm pain and numbness in the fingers. This group of symptoms can range from a relatively mild inconvenience to a debilitating problem that affects nearly every aspect of your life. Everything from driving to work in the morning to getting

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2 Oct, 2019

What happens if you don’t do physical therapy after knee surgery?

When it comes to knee injuries, most people prefer to treat them with conservative methods like physical therapy. However, some knee injuries are too severe for conservative treatments and need surgical intervention.  Surgery may help repair the damage in an injured knee, but it comes with a cost. Surgeons must make incisions that may go

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