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8 03, 2018

Physical Therapy: Early and Frequent Mobility

By |2019-05-13T17:55:54+00:00March 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Physical Therapy: Early and Frequent Mobility

 

The phrase “early and frequent mobility” is being used all across the medical field, from a health and wellness point of view, to patient care in ICU. For many years physical therapists have promoted this treatment strategy. Physical therapists can provide interventions to improve patient quality of life through all stages of healing; acute, subacute and chronic. Why wait until the chronic stage of an injury to get treatment, “current evidence suggests

8 02, 2018

Lumbar disc herniations: Spontaneous healing and the accuracy of MRI

By |2019-04-22T17:30:17+00:00February 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Lumbar disc herniations: Spontaneous healing and the accuracy of MRI

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Magnetic resonance imaging, more commonly known as MRI, can be a valuable and important tool but how reliable is it? MRI’s are utilized by many physicians in the diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal injuries. An important thing to keep in mind is that 

15 12, 2017

Pain: How do I deal with it?

By |2019-04-22T17:30:17+00:00December 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Pain: How do I deal with it?

Pain is a normal experience that everyone has to deal with at some point: it is inevitable. The suffering from pain is what you can control. Research is showing

24 11, 2017

Exploring the New Era of Personalized Functional Nutrition

By |2019-04-22T17:30:17+00:00November 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Exploring the New Era of Personalized Functional Nutrition

 

What if you could send messages and instructions to help repair and heal your cells by the foods that you eat? And what if through dietary and lifestyle changes you could decrease and alleviate many of your chronic symptoms and need for medications? A personalized functional nutrition plan constitutes a foundation

19 11, 2017

What can be causing my heel pain?

By |2019-05-13T16:50:39+00:00November 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What can be causing my heel pain?

One of the most common causes of heel pain is a condition known as plantar fasciitis (PF). Plantar fascia is a flat thick band of tissue called ligament that connects your heel bone to your toes.

29 09, 2017

Why do I feel Dizzy?

By |2019-05-13T17:01:22+00:00September 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why do I feel Dizzy?

 

Have you recently felt dizzy or lightheaded? Felt like the room you are standing in is spinning? You may be suffering from a possible Vestibular Dysfunction.

 

Dizziness and vertigo symptoms are very common as individuals get older. Finding out where the dizziness and room spinning is coming from is an important factor for treatment.

25 09, 2017

X-Ray Imaging and Arthritis

By |2019-04-22T17:30:18+00:00September 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on X-Ray Imaging and Arthritis

 

What is osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis, also known as OA, is the most common form of arthritis. This diagnosis describes the degenerative changes that occur in your joints as you age. This includes the gradual break down or “wear and tear” of bones and cartilage. It is extremely common and according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), osteoarthritis affects over 30 million US adults.

 

How do I know if I have OA?

24 08, 2017

The Big Toe – How Important Is It?

By |2019-04-22T17:30:18+00:00August 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Big Toe – How Important Is It?

The forefoot consists of the five toes and their connecting long bones, the metatarsals. Each toe (phalanx) is made up of small bones called phalanges. The phalanges of all five toes are connected to the metatarsals by metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joints at the ball of the foot. During efficient walking and running, the forefoot bears half the body’s weight and balances pressure on the ball of the foot, and the big toe joint (first MTP joint) should take on the majority of the push off force for forward movement.

 

3 08, 2017

How your golf swing can lead to increased back pain

By |2019-04-22T17:30:18+00:00August 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How your golf swing can lead to increased back pain

 

Those who play the game of golf know the physical strain it can place on the entire body especially the lower back. The last thing any golfer wants to do is to miss a few rounds of golf  because of pain or injury. Anyone who watches golf on TV can tell you that the days when players were out of shape and overweight are gone. Nowadays, each player follows a rigorous training program to stay at the top of their game throughout the year. Here are a few tips to keep you at the top of your game.

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