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Rehabilitation FAQ: Your Common Questions Answered

  Orthopaedic physical therapy can help an athlete following an injury, allowing them to return to their sport as safely and quickly as possible. This type of therapy also applies to rehabilitation following amputation, surgery or other invasive procedures, and can be combined as part of a treatment or recovery plan.  Keep reading to learn… Read More »

  • Posted on: Apr 26 2014
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What are the Most Common Knee Injuries?

Each day, we rely on our knees for basic activities, like walking. Constant use of knees mean they are always at risk for injury and pain. Knee injuries are quite common, and can occur at any age. Perhaps the most common knee injury is an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury. This common knee injury usually occurs… Read More »

  • Posted on: Apr 26 2014
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How can an ACL Injury Be Prevented?

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) is one of four major ligaments that provide stability to the knee joint. When this ligament is torn, the result is often a severe knee injury. Normally, the ACL is torn while playing a high-impact sports activity, such as football or soccer. ACL injuries are most common among athletes 25 and… Read More »

  • Posted on: Dec 8 2013
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How to Select the Best Running Shoes

Running is an excellent way to keep in shape and stay healthy. Each year, countless runners invest in shoes to help them succeed in the sport. While runners often worry about a variety of injuries, they should never have to worry about uncomfortable shoes. So, how can you choose the right running shoe? Visit a… Read More »

  • Posted on: Dec 8 2013
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Keeping Your Shoulders Healthy and Strong

Shoulders have more mobility than any other joint in the body, so even a minor injury can lead to a significant loss of strength in the area. Most commonly, shoulder injuries are caused by a sports activity which involves excessive, repetitive motions, such as baseball, swimming, or tennis. Because the shoulder contains a significant amount… Read More »

  • Posted on: Dec 8 2013
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Top Treatments for Tennis Elbow

Tennis is a fun and effective way to keep in shape. However, overuse of the elbow during a game can cause serious pain!  Tennis elbow occurs when the tendons that join your forearm muscles to the outside of your elbow become  swollen. Although this condition is usually associated with sports, it can affect anyone who… Read More »

  • Posted on: Dec 8 2013
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Top 5 ‘Get Fit’ Tips for Seniors

Many people think of senior citizens as being complacent or inactive, but the truth is more adults are exercising well into their 60s, 70s, and 80s. These exercises are often not intense, since many older adults may not be able to do the same exercises as someone younger. However, even simple exercises such as walking… Read More »

  • Posted on: Sep 29 2013
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Top Risk Factors for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Most people have heard of “carpal tunnel,” but many are left wondering what exactly this condition entails. Carpal tunnel syndrome consists of a pinched nerve, which causes pain in the wrist and arm that tends to worsen over time. The causes vary from case to case, but thankfully a wide array of treatments exists to… Read More »

  • Posted on: Sep 29 2013
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Physical Therapy (What it is and How it’s Done)

Orthopedic physical therapy concerns the rehabilitation of certain parts of your body after they have been injured, including bones, ligaments, muscles, tendons, joints, or limbs.  Ultimately, the goals are to relieve pain in the area and to restore the extremity’s abilities.  Physical therapy can help a patient restore range of motion, avoid surgery, and eliminate… Read More »

  • Posted on: Sep 29 2013
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Living with Arthritis

If you’re one of the more than 50 million people living with arthritis, you likely know that it can have an impact on your quality of life.  Affecting nearly one in three adults in the United States, arthritis is one of the most widespread causes of joint pain, inflammation, and more.  So what exactly is… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 24 2013
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