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Signs of a Frozen Shoulder or Adhesive Capsulitis

Have you noticed stiffness or discomfort gradually worsening in your shoulder? If so, you may have adhesive capsulitis or “frozen shoulder.” Fortunately, those who manage these joint and muscle pains can find relief through physical therapy.  Avoid waiting to find solutions for sharp pains and soreness in your upper arms. Medical experts at offer great …

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When Is MRI Imaging Appropriate During an Evaluation?

MRI imaging is relatively common in the physical therapy world. Countless physical therapists use MRI imaging to help diagnose specific ailments and examine damaged or irritated joints, tissues, bones, and more. However, physical therapists only use MRI imaging in specific situations, leaving many patients wondering when the process is necessary during evaluation.  Fortunately, put together …

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Physical Therapy: Is Feeling Pain After an Evaluation Normal?

Physical therapy helps people recover from traumatic injuries and conditions, allowing them to live a healthy and more active lifestyle. However, some people experience slight pain after their therapy session, making them hesitant to attend future treatments. That’s why constructed a guide to help you better understand physical therapy and why it’s normal to experience …

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Why Dr. Google or YouTube Shouldn’t Be Your Go-To for What Ails You

Have you ever had unusual pain or health concerns and turned to Google or YouTube for answers? You’re not alone. Most adult Americans search online for medical info on their symptoms and possible treatments like physical therapy and psychotherapy. Google and YouTube provide a wealth of information through blog posts, discussion boards, and videos to …

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Hamstring Pain: Do you have Hamstring Tendinopathy?

Hamstring Tendinopathy is noted often in runners, hurdlers, yoga participants, dancers, & individuals perimenopausal. This can occur due to a traumatic event or onset overtime. This can occur when overloading the muscle, if you have lengthened or contracted hip flexors, during the stretch-shorten cycle of plyometric exercises, or excessively stretching your hamstring. This can sometimes …

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How is therapeutic exercise different than googling exercises?

Physical therapists are trained on systematic, planned performance of physical movements, postures or activities intended to provide you with the means to: Remediate or prevent injuries and pain. Improve, restore, or enhance activities & participation in your goals. Prevent or reduce health-related risk factors Improve and optimize overall health and well-being Individualize and tailor exercises …

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Gardening – Managing Neck/Back/Shoulder Pain

Gardening is a rewarding hobby and a passion, but it has its costs. Don’t let pain prevent you from continuing to enjoy your hobbies. Physical therapy, a consistent exercise routine, and a plan for moderate gardening can help you to garden safely and avoid long-term complications like arthritis. How Gardening Affects Your Body Gardening involves …

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