Biceps Tendinitis & Physical Therapy

Ease Biceps Tendinitis with Physical Therapy The biceps tendon connects the biceps muscle in the upper arm to the elbow. The tendon acts like a tough connective tissue. The inflammation of this tendon is bicep tendinitis. Physical therapy can help reduce pain and regain mobility. Causes Some of the causes of biceps tendinitis include: a…

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Spine – Back pain

Why Space Matters.. In Your Spine You may know that physical therapy helps in the treatment of low back pain but did you also know that physical therapy can help treat conditions such as spinal stenosis? Spinal stenosis is a condition in which the space surrounding the spinal cord is reduced, leading to increased pressure…

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Shoulder Pain from Shoulder Popping

Ouch! What To Do When That Shoulder Pops… The shoulder joint is subject to a great deal of motion, more so than other large joints in the body. This makes the shoulder susceptible to dislocation. Anyone who has experienced a dislocated shoulder knows how painful it can be. In fact, a dislocation can lead to…

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How to Protect and Strengthen the Knee/Foot

Knee and foot injuries are common for people of all ages. They tend to occur during day-to-day activities such as walking, climbing stairs and running. In most cases, people tend to ignore the pain and just ‘carry on’, leading to more injury and pain. Rest and medication help reduce pain. However, the residual effects of…

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Stress Fractures – To Stress or Not To Stress?

Don’t Stress Out About Stress Fractures A stress fracture, also known as a fatigue-induced fracture, consists of one or more small cracks in the bone. It is associated with a pattern of overuse, commonly seen in the lower extremity in athletes. Causes Repetitive motion is one the mechanisms that result in a stress fracture. The…

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FREE Healthy Back Class!

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