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Make the most of your health care plan this holiday season

FSA-spending
January 1st, 2020

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...

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

How to Sleep With a Stiff Neck and Shoulder
December 7th, 2019

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...

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

Shortening Recovery Time for Sprained Ankle
December 6th, 2019

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...

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Undergoing physical therapy? Look for these signs of sciatica improving

Signs of Sciatica Improving
December 5th, 2019

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...

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Is walking good for arthritis in the knee?

Is Walking Good for Arthritis in the Knee?
December 4th, 2019

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....

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Three tips for living with rheumatoid arthritis

Three Tips for Living With Rheumatoid Arthritis
December 3rd, 2019

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...

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Preventing carpal tunnel syndrome with physical therapy

Preventing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome With Physical Therapy
December 2nd, 2019

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...

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Benefits of lumbar herniated disc exercises

Benefits of Lumbar Herniated Disc Exercises
December 1st, 2019

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...

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

Wrist Pain That Worsens With Pressure or Bending
November 7th, 2019

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...

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Major benefits of aquatic pool therapy for patients in Gretna, LA

Benefits of Aquatic Pool Therapy
November 6th, 2019

Issues like serious injury, advancing age, joint degeneration and inflammatory diseases, among other problems, can make regular physical therapy difficult or even impossible. For many of these patients, aquatic therapy can be just the...

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