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

Spinal Stenosis Exercises for the Elderly
January 8th, 2020

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,...

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

Tips for Living With Arthritis in the Back
January 7th, 2020

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...

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Treatment can affect how long a stiff neck lasts

Treatment Can Affect How Long a Stiff Neck Lasts
January 6th, 2020

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....

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Three types of exercises to prevent tennis elbow

Three Types of Exercises to Prevent Tennis Elbow
January 5th, 2020

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...

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What does vertigo feel like? Four common symptoms

What Does Vertigo Feel Like?
January 4th, 2020

We’ve all heard the term; maybe you’ve even seen it as a punchline on your favorite TV show, but vertigo is a very real condition that can seriously diminish your quality of life and...

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Knee pain when walking up stairs? Physical therapy can help

Knee Pain When Walking Up Stairs?
January 3rd, 2020

Persistent knee pain can have a disruptive effect on your quality of life. Basic activities like getting up out of a chair or climbing stairs can become difficult or even impossible. It can even...

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

Fun Balance Exercises for Elderly
January 2nd, 2020

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...

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Make the most of your health care plan this holiday season

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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