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Three types of exercises to help people with arthritis

Three Types of Exercises to Help With Arthritis Pain
September 2nd, 2019

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...

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Slipped disc treatment without surgery — how can physical therapy help?

Slipped Disc Treatment Without Surgery
September 1st, 2019

“Slipped disc” is a commonly used term to describe a number of specific conditions that can affect the spinal discs. In the spinal column, the flexible discs help to separate the vertebrae and absorb...

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Three factors that impact backpack safety

August 21st, 2019

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...

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Relief for patients in Belle Chasse, LA, experiencing hip pain while walking up stairs

Hip Pain While Walking Up Stairs
August 7th, 2019

Hip pain can have a number of causes, including injury, fracture and arthritis, but they can all affect our ability to accomplish everyday tasks and have a normal activity level. One activity that many...

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What patients in Gretna, LA, can do for carpal tunnel pain

What to Do for Carpal Tunnel Pain
August 6th, 2019

If you’re being affected by carpal tunnel syndrome, you know what a negative impact it can have on your productivity at work and at home. It can even have a larger impact on your...

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Can walking on a sprained ankle make it worse?

Can Walking on a Sprained Ankle Make It Worse?
August 5th, 2019

Yes. That’s the very short answer. According to the National Association of Athletic Trainers, ankle injuries, including sprains, are very often undertreated. Ignoring treatment, including excessive movement of the ankle through unnecessary walking, leads...

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Four potential causes of knee pain when walking down stairs

Knee Pain When Walking Down Stairs
August 4th, 2019

Climbing up and down stairs is something we all have to do, but it puts a lot of stress on the knees. While you might think that going up stairs would be a likely...

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What to do for neck pain — see a physical therapist

What to Do for Neck Pain
August 3rd, 2019

Neck pain can be a minor inconvenience for some, but for others it can be a crippling condition that interferes with nearly every part of daily life. The pain and limited mobility can make...

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Three ways that exercises help to avoid tennis elbow

Three Ways Exercises Help to Avoid Tennis Elbow
August 2nd, 2019

Whether you develop it from actually playing tennis, or due to similar arm movements from activities like painting or plumbing, tennis elbow can be a painful and frustrating condition to deal with. If you’ve...

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Living with rheumatoid arthritis — physical therapy can help you manage symptoms

Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis
August 1st, 2019

Rheumatoid arthritis causes persistent joint pain and stiffness that can have a serious impact on your quality of life. While it is not a curable condition, rheumatoid arthritis can be a manageable one. By...

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