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Physical Therapy for Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder or adhesive capsulitis is a painful condition that causes fibrosis of the glenohumeral joint (or shoulder joint) capsule, resulting in pain, stiffness and limited motion in affected patients. Most patients suffering from a frozen shoulder are women (around 70%) however, in men the risk of greater disability is higher. This condition not only affects joints, but also has …

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A Look at the Most Common Hip Problems

Many people suffer from hip pain or discomfort, whether as a result of a serious injury, regular wear and tear, or some other cause. Depending on what the root cause of your hip pain is, you likely have several different options as far as treatment goes. If left untreated, hip pain can wreak havoc on your overall quality of life …

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Different Kinds of Pain Caused by Spinal Cord Injuries

The annual incidence of spinal cord injuries (SCI) is approximately 17000 new cases each year and more than 300,000 people are currently living with SCI in the US. Around 56% of all reported SCIs occur in people between the ages of 16 and 30. This indicates not only a very young age range but also one in which most people …

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Facts About Neurological Disorders

Neurological disorders are a growing and serious problem in many parts of the world, including right here in the United States. Unfortunately, many people do not fully grasp what, exactly, neurological disorders are and how they impact the overall quality of life of those suffering. One of the most common misconceptions about neurological conditions is that they are equivalent to …

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Wound Care for Diabetic Foot Ulcers

One of the most common problems that diabetics experience is a foot ulcer: about 12-25% of diabetic patients visit a healthcare institution for a foot disorder during their lifetime. A diabetic foot ulcer is an open sore (mostly) located on the bottom of the foot of a diabetic patient. It may be caused by too much pressure on one part …

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Knee Pain Statistics and Causes

Knee pain is something that afflicts millions of people every single day. Whether you have sustained some sort of acute injury to your knee joint or you are experiencing chronic pain as the result of regular wear and tear, it can wreak havoc on your overall quality of life. There are many different types of diseases that can lead to …

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We’ve got your back when back problems are holding you back!

The human back is made up of bones, ligaments, muscles, nerves and joints all of which have to work in harmony with each other to provide optimum support to the body. Back problems usually arise when one of the components (mentioned above) gets affected by movement, poor posture, obesity, conditions like arthritis or by mental stress. According to an American …

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Hip Pain? It May Be Time to Consider Physical Therapy

As anyone who has ever experienced hip pain can attest to, this type of discomfort can wreak havoc on your overall quality of life. Our hips are extremely important joints, but they are also a part of our body that we work the most. We need our hips to perform pretty much all daily tasks, from walking and sitting to …

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How Physical Therapy Can Help a Wrist Fracture

One of the most painful and debilitating injuries a person can sustain is a wrist fracture. Regardless of whether you have injured the hand you use the most or the other one, chances are you will be in a world of pain and discomfort. According to nationwide statistics, one out of every 10 broken bones is a wrist fracture. There …

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Got Chronic Pain? We Got Physical Therapy

As anyone who has ever found themselves in this situation knows – chronic pain is no laughing matter. Whether you are suffering from back pain, neck pain, or pain in another area of your body, chances are your quality of life is drastically impacted by this ongoing issue. Defined as pain that lasts for several months or more, chronic pain …