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Is it OK to walk on a sprained ankle?

Is It OK to Walk on a Sprained Ankle
February 1st, 2023

If you’ve just sprained your ankle, you might be wondering if it’s OK to walk on it. The answer that most medical professionals may give you is no. In fact, most experts suggest that...

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Why does my lower back hurt when I bend over?

why does my lower back hurt when i bend ove
September 12th, 2022

If your back hurts every time you bend over, life can get difficult. Bending over to tie your shoes or tidy up your bedroom become arduous tasks that can leave you in pain for...

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Why do I keep falling (and what can I do to stop)?

why do i keep falling
September 1st, 2022

Falling can be very scary and very dangerous. Over 800,000 people are hospitalized every year for a fall-related injury, with many of them injuring their head or hips. It’s even scarier when you don’t...

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3 things you’re doing during the day that can make your back pain worse at night

Back Pain Worse at Night
August 15th, 2022

Up to 80% of adults in the U.S. will experience some type of back pain throughout the course of their lifetimes. Back pain is extremely common, yet in many cases, it can be hard...

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What role can anxiety play in people developing chronic pain?

Anxiety Chronic Pain
August 1st, 2022

Research has shown that chronic pain and anxiety are frequently linked. Pain receptors in the brain alert the body of potential dangers and can trigger a “fight or flight” response. However, when the body’s...

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5 tips that can keep you out of sports physical therapy

Sports Physical Therapy
July 13th, 2022

People of all ages and skill levels enjoy playing sports, and for good reason. Participating in sports benefits both your physical health and your mental well-being and is also an important social activity for...

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What can PT do for the hip pain I feel when sleeping on either side?

Hip Pain When Sleeping on Either Side
July 6th, 2022

Approximately 50% of older adults report experiencing hip or knee pain at some point in their lifetimes. Hip pain can be extremely discouraging for those who experience it on a daily basis. It can...

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The 3 parts of your spinal anatomy that are likely behind your lower back pain

Spinal Anatomy
June 2nd, 2022

Lower back pain affects almost 8% of the population worldwide and also is the number one cause of disability in the world. Back pain is frustrating to deal with, especially if it interferes with...

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Everything you should know before signing up for dry needling near you

Dry Needling Near Me
June 1st, 2022

What exactly is dry needling? Dry needling is a technique that physical therapists use to help reduce pain in muscles that are stiff and sore. The therapist inserts a thin, stainless steel sterile needle...

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Wrist ligaments: How you might injure them and how PT can help you treat them

Wrist Ligaments
May 16th, 2022

Ligaments are the fibrous connective tissue inside of your wrist that connect your bones to one another. They help your bones to move as well as help stabilize your joints. Our wrists and hands...

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