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Wrist tendinitis treatment — what are the most effective methods?

Wrist Tendinitis Treatment
March 7th, 2020

Many people associate tendinitis with Achilles tendinitis, which is inflammation of the tendon that connects the calf muscle to the heel bone. But tendinitis actually refers to inflammation of any of the tendons in...

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Your physical therapy checklist for fall prevention in the elderly population

Fall Prevention in the Elderly Population
March 6th, 2020

Preventing falls is a serious concern. According to the CDC, 1 out of 5 falls can result in a serious injury such as a broken bone or head trauma. Since our bodies begin to...

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Can’t bend your knee without pain? Here are five potential reasons why

Five Potential Reasons You Can’t Bend Your Knee Without Pain
March 5th, 2020

Whether you’re an athlete, someone who works a physical job or a retiree looking to stay active, knee pain can have a severe effect on your ability to function. Since we use our knees...

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What it feels like to have arthritis in your hips and why you need treatment

What It Feels Like to Have Arthritis in the Hips
March 4th, 2020

Arthritis in the hips affects millions of people each year, so it’s understandable if you’re wondering whether your aches and pains could be a sign of this condition. Arthritis in the hips typically develops...

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What to do when dealing with frequent headaches from neck pain

Headaches From Neck Pain
March 3rd, 2020

Headaches related to neck pain, also known as cervicogenic headaches, affect millions of people each year. Although not as common as other types of headaches such as migraines and tension headaches, headaches from neck...

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Why does my neck hurt when I wake up?

Why Does My Neck Hurt When I Wake Up?
March 2nd, 2020

Neck pain and stiffness after a night of sleep is a common issue, and there are a number of causes and contributors. Probably the most well known is simply sleeping in a funny position....

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Three tips from a physical therapist on how to prevent lower back pain

Why Does My Neck Hurt When I Wake Up?
March 1st, 2020

Nearly everyone has to deal with back pain at some time or another, even if it’s just a minor backache that develops after a strenuous activity. However, it is estimated that 20% of people...

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Stiff knee pain when bending? Belle Chasse, LA, physical therapists can help

Stiff Knee Pain When Bending
February 7th, 2020

We put so much stress on our knees every day, it’s a small wonder that this area is so prone to issues like pain and stiffness. Whether it’s caused by a sports-related injury, arthritis...

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Elbow pain when bending and straightening? How Gretna, LA, patients can find relief

Elbow Pain When Bending and Straightening
February 6th, 2020

Elbow pain that is most pronounced during bending and straightening is often associated with tennis elbow, but other causes can include arthritis, bursitis and fractures. For nearly any cause, physical therapy should be a...

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Three types of rotator cuff rehab exercises

Three Types of Rotator Cuff Rehab Exercises
February 5th, 2020

Since we rely on our elbows to do so much, elbow injuries are very common. In particular, injuries very often occur in the rotator cuff, which is a collection of muscles and connective tissue...

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