Shoulder Pain

Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain is one of the most common complaints seen by physical therapists and the medical profession.

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Most People who get Tennis Elbow Don't Play Tennis!

Most People who get Tennis Elbow Don't Play Tennis!

Less than 5% of all cases of tennis elbow occur in people who play tennis. Tennis elbow can happen to anyone who repeatedly uses their elbow, wrist and hand for their job, sport or hobby.

What Is Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)?

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A physical therapist's experience with headaches

A physical therapist's experience with headaches

Half the world’s population has headaches! These headaches range from mild headaches that resolve on their own, to severe migraine headaches and chronic severe headaches. In the 30 years I have been seeing patients, almost half of my patients have come with the diagnosis of headache. Based on research and my own experience, physical therapy can significantly improve or resolve almost all headaches. The strategies a physical therapist uses can help reduce your dependency on medication, reduce the intensity and frequency of your headaches or completely resolve your headaches.

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What is dry needling?

What is dry needling?

Dry needling is a technique physical therapists use to treat muscle pain and headaches. The technique uses a “dry” needle, one without medication or injection, inserted through the skin into areas of the muscle, known as trigger points. Dry needling is not acupuncture, a practice based on traditional Chinese medicine and performed by acupuncturists. Dry needling is a part of modern Western medicine principles, and supported by research.

What is a Trigger Point?

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Avoid Chronic Disease with Regular Physical Activity

Avoid Chronic Disease with Regular Physical Activity

Most Americans don’t move enough despite proven benefits, such as reduced risk of cancer and chronic diseases, and improved bone health, cognitive function, weight control, and overall quality of life.

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