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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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Manage Your Pain the Right Way with Aquatics Therapy

According to statistics, an estimated 75 million Americans suffer from some type of pain and 50 million are living with chronic pain. From back pain to knee pain and joint issues, there are numerous different body parts and types of pain that people of all ages must deal with on an everyday basis. For many, this pain is “normal” and …

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Let Pain Management Change Your Life, Not Chronic Pain

We all understand and experience pain differently and therefore express ourselves in relation to our pain differently. Many studies show how people reported and felt about pain varied according to their gender, ethnicity and age. Sometimes, women from certain cultures are told not to talk or “whine” about their pain too much because it makes them look weak. Such attitudes …

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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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Aquatics Therapy for Traumatic Brain Injury

Aquatics therapy has become one of the most talked about, effective forms of therapy when it comes to treating a wide range of injuries and ailments. Whether someone is dealing with chronic back pain, has recently undergone hip surgery, or has suffered a traumatic brain injury, aquatics therapy very well may be the answer. For those who have a traumatic …

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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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How Physical Therapy Can Help Shoulder Pain

The shoulder is one of the most used and mobile joints in the body, which is why it can be so difficult when you are experiencing pain or an injury in that area. A complex ball and socket joint, essentially, the shoulder is made of the humerus (arm bone), the scapula (shoulder blade), and clavicle (collarbone). Due in large part …

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Surprising Facts About Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a disease that many people don’t fully understand, but one that afflicts approximately 5 million Americans. In fact, fibromyalgia is one of the most common types of chronic pain disorders in adults. This disease does not discriminate and causes debilitating pain for millions. Even though so many people suffer from the disease, we still do not know the …

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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 …