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Woman walking carefully up stairs

The Cost of Falling​

WHAT’S THE BIG DEAL? “Fall” is considered a bad word by every physical therapist. In school, we learned to prevent falls at absolutely all costs, because of the costs incurred by people who fall. Did you know that the average fall costs about $40,000 in the United States? Falls are

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Is Your Diet Affecting Your Ability to Heal?

WE’RE FORGETTING SOMETHING Dealing with chronic pain or an injury to your body can be difficult. Most people are aware of the common strategies to help them feel better. You may be resting, using ice or heat and even using medications. One aspect that most people do not consider is

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Woman with back pain at workstation

Does Posture Really Matter?​

POSTURE BASICS Do you remember your mother always telling you to sit up straight when you were growing up? Why the constant reminder to correct your posture? Why does it matter?  Posture is the position your body holds when you are standing or sitting. An ideal posture for sitting is

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Restroom Sign

Do You Know Where Every Bathroom in Town is Located?​

If Your Answer is Yes… You may be experiencing increased urinary frequency and urgency causing you to deal with discomfort, annoyance, and inconvenience. There are several reasons that may be contributing factors. BLADDER IRRITANTS The first reason can be from consuming bladder irritants. Bladder irritants are substances that you consume

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Man with pain in wrist from carpal tunnel syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Working from Home

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is not a new term to many of us. It is commonly thought of as a condition seen in those working on computers or with their hands, but what many people are now realizing is that the computer set up that you spend most of your time

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Doctor examining man with rotator cuff shoulder pain

The Rotator Cuff​

What Is It and What Can You Do To Protect It?​ SHOULDER PAIN Shoulder pain is a common occurrence. Whether the pain is an acute onset from a sports injury or a long-standing ache that’s been with you for months, the culprit could be the rotator cuff. You may experience

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Blood Flow Restriction Cuffs and equipment

Blood Flow Restriction Rehabilitation (BFR)

WHAT IS BFR? Personalized Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) Rehabilitation is a game changer in the sports science and rehabilitation world and is being used in order to help optimize strength and endurance in a way which minimizes stress or injury to your joints. It involves the use of a pneumatic

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Doctor treating DQT

De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

The Case of the Painful Thumb​ WHAT IS IT? Pain at the base of the thumb or on the thumb side of the wrist is not only annoying but can greatly impact your ability to participate in daily activities. While there can be many causes for this pain, one of

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