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The impact of a car collision can cause a variety of injuries to your legs, ranging from minor sprains and strains to more serious fractures and…
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Lower back pain is a common condition that affects many people. In 2018 alone, 28% of men and 32% of women aged experienced lower back pain in a…
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Diabetes is a chronic health condition that affects 11% of the U.S. population and millions of people worldwide. While diabetes is primarily known…
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Shoulder surgery is a common procedure used to treat a variety of conditions such as rotator cuff tears, shoulder dislocation and osteoarthritis.…
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Neck injuries are one of the most common types of injuries in car accidents, often resulting in long-term symptoms. Unfortunately, neck and back pain…
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As much as 67% of people will experience shoulder pain at least once in their life. Shoulder pain can be a debilitating condition that limits your…
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Having flat feet, also referred to as flatfoot, is a condition where the bottom of the feet lack arches. Interestingly enough, all babies are born…
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Ever heard of a baby going to physical therapy? It happens more often than you might think! Physical therapy isn’t just for adults. There are…
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If you’ve never been to physical therapy before, you might be worried about whether it will hurt. Physical therapy can definitely seem intimidating…
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Vaginismus is a medical condition characterized by involuntary muscle contractions within the vagina. These occur when the threat of penetration is…
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Have you ever gone to physical therapy before? Have you heard that physical therapy sessions can often take a while to complete? Are you wondering if…
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Wondering how long it takes to complete several sessions of physical therapy? There isn’t an easy answer to that question, because the amount of time…
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You’ve heard of physical therapy and you probably have a pretty general idea of what it means. But have you heard of physiotherapy? Maybe you have,…
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Your rotator cuff includes four muscles and dozens of tendons that mobilize your shoulder joint. Together, they help move and rotate your shoulder in…
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About 6% of U.S. adults are diagnosed with fibromyalgia, a chronic disorder characterized by widespread pain, tenderness, and stiffness in the…
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The number of foot and ankle procedures that people undergo is steadily increasing every year. The number of ankle fusion procedures alone has…
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Shin splints, also called tibial stress syndrome, refers to an injury along your shin, the large bone between your knee and ankle. Shin splints…
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Swelling is a very common and natural side effect of an injury as well as surgery. No matter how natural it is, however, swelling can often feel…
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If you currently live with lower back pain, you may have noticed that certain positions or movements can cause immense discomfort. For example, if…
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Cold therapy is often used after an injury or surgery because of its many benefits, which include decreasing inflammation and pain. It’s especially…
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If you have trouble feeling your arm or hand after an injury, you may have sustained a brachial plexus injury. Shoulder trauma, tumors or excessive…
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Foot and ankle pain is very common. In people aged 55 years and older, almost 2% reported having frequent joint pain in their foot or ankle. Foot…
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A sprain is a condition that occurs when a ligament stretches too far or tears. Ligaments are the tissue that keeps your bones together in your…
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Your Achilles tendon is the tissue that attaches your heel bone to the muscles in your calf. You have one of these tendons in each of your legs. It’s…