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When is post-surgical pain the worst and what can I do about it?

When Is Post-Surgical Pain the Worst
June 7th, 2020

Surgery is often necessary to repair serious injuries or treat end-stage osteoarthritis. However, it’s natural to be apprehensive about having surgery. In particular, you might wonder when post-surgical pain is likely to be the...

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When back pain is serious and what you can do about it

When Is Back Pain Serious
June 6th, 2020

There are far too many people that live the story of back pain every day. The ache when walking the dog. The inability to work through the entire day without pain. These are just...

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Two exercises that can improve your balance and gait

Exercises to Improve Gait and Balance
June 5th, 2020

The way you move your legs, or gait, is vital to many of your normal daily activities. Having the ability to balance yourself while you move is also critical. Mastering these skills allows you...

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Understanding the connection between neck pain and headaches in the back of the head

Neck Pain and Headaches In Back of Head
June 4th, 2020

It rarely fails. You feel pain in your neck, and after a while, you also develop a headache in the back of your head. It’s not a coincidence that these two issues occur together....

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Why do I always have a stiff neck from sleeping?

Stiff Neck From Sleeping
June 3rd, 2020

It hardly ever fails. You wake up in the morning, and your neck is stiff and painful. Usually, the symptoms fade during the day — but you know that they’ll be back the next...

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Two exercises that can help prevent wrist pain

How to Prevent Wrist Pain
June 2nd, 2020

Most people don’t worry too much about developing wrist pain. However, there are some people who should worry about it — especially those who enjoy playing sports or have a physically demanding job.  Researchers...

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Tips to make living easier when you have arthritis in the knees

Living With Arthritis in Knees
June 1st, 2020

Pain in your knees when you first wake up. Pain when you move too much or too little. Difficulty walking your dog or playing with your grandkids. All these issues can make living with...

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How can I stop muscle spasms in my back?

how to stop muscle spasms in back
May 3rd, 2020

Muscles spasms in the back are typically caused by muscle fatigue due to overuse, injury or poor posture. Consider the times when you experience back spasms — is it shortly after a workout or...

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What to expect from your first PT telemedicine appointment

PT telehealth
May 2nd, 2020

PT telemedicine is a type of physical therapy appointment that can be done virtually. Through a secured platform designed for physical therapy, you can connect to a certified physical therapist who will guide you...

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Two benefits of virtual physical therapy

virtual physical therapy
May 1st, 2020

Virtual physical therapy allows patients to connect to their physical therapist through videoconference in order to complete a guided physical therapy session. There are several benefits to a virtual physical therapy session, even outside...

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