Tag Archives: Physical Therapist

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Myofascial Release: Myofascial Pain Therapy

Myofascial pain syndrome is a chronic pain disorder in which pressure on trigger points causes pain in the muscle and other unrelated parts of the body. This syndrome usually occurs after a muscle has been contracted repetitively. At Road to...

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Taking Control of Your Pain Using the McKenzie Method

The McKenzie method is a type of physical therapy and exercise that centralizes or controls pain and focuses on self-healing techniques. People who experience some form of muscle strain or back pain have reported controlled pain using the...

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How to Address Balance Problems

Balance problems happen for a lot of reasons. The most common one is an issue in our vestibular system, the part in our inner ear that is responsible for our balance. Another reason could be diseases in our circulatory system, such as stroke....

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Physical Therapy to Relieve Arthritis Joint Pain

It is common for some older adults to have limited mobility and flexibility. These limits often come naturally with old age. However, when an elderly has arthritis, joint pain becomes more painful and difficult to manage. One way to address...

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Improving Your Range of Motion Through Stretches

Stretching exercises are important in rehabilitation programs and are practiced by athletes for a reason. Doing some stretches is a great way to improve your stability and balance. It has also been proven to increase your flexibility and range...

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Common Symptoms of Sciatica and Its Diagnosis

Do you experience pain from your lower spine to your buttock and the back of your leg? These may be signs of sciatica. This occurs when a herniated disk or bone spur on the spine compresses part of a nerve which results in inflammation, pain,...

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