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July 22nd, 2021 | Health Tips, Knee Pain | No comments

How does weather affect knee pain

You may not know it, but there are reasons why your knee pain may change with the weather. However, you may be able to fight back against these painful changes with help from a Health Plus Physical Therapy team. Our team at Health Plus Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Center, Edison,...

July 6th, 2021 | Health Tips | Comments Off on Which sandals you wear to avoid foot pain

Which sandals you wear to avoid foot pain

It won’t be long now—and for some, the time has already come—to enjoy the warmer temperatures and finally switch footwear over to less restrictive options. In most cases this means sandals, flip-flops and other similar types of open-air footwear. While flip-flops are certainly a comfortable choice that allow your feet...

June 23rd, 2021 | back pain, Health Tips | Comments Off on Physical therapy for spinal stenosis

Physical therapy for spinal stenosis

It is estimated that as many as 80% of us will experience some form of back or neck pain at some point in our lifetimes. Spinal stenosis can be one cause of back and neck pain. It affects your vertebrae (the bones of your back), narrowing the openings within those...

June 8th, 2021 | Health Tips, Knee Pain | Comments Off on Stiff knee after sitting | Causes

Stiff knee after sitting | Causes

Every time you sit down, stand up or walk around, your knees bend. The knee joint is one of the most mobiles in the body, but it’s also one of the likeliest to become stiff or painful. Such symptoms can be related to issues with the knee structures, including the...

May 29th, 2021 | Health Tips | Comments Off on Benefits of Stretching

Benefits of Stretching

Do you know how important Stretching is? Many non-athletes — and even a few actual jocks — are guilty of either rushing through their warm-up stretching, or skipping the cool-down moves after the workout. Yet, along with cardio and strength-training, stretching also delivers significant health benefits. You probably already know...

April 30th, 2021 | back pain, Health Tips | Comments Off on physiotherapy benefits for sciatica treatment

physiotherapy benefits for sciatica treatment

Do you having a burning pain that starts in your lower back and runs through your buttock? Do you feel tingling or numbness in the back of one leg? People who said yes to these questions likely have a lower back issue called sciatica. There are two sciatic nerves in...

April 26th, 2021 | Health Tips | Comments Off on Heel Pain when running? Causes and Relief

Heel Pain when running? Causes and Relief

While running if you feel pain in your heel at first, you thought you just bruised your heel on a stone. But the heel pain keeps coming back when you’re running, and you’re not sure why it is happening If you find yourself in a situation like this, you aren’t...

April 13th, 2021 | Health Tips | Comments Off on 6 Reasons You May Need Physical Therapy

6 Reasons You May Need Physical Therapy

An Integral Part of Rehabilitation and Recovery If you’ve had a recent injury or surgery, physical therapy (PT) may be an important part of your recovery. Your doctor may prescribe PT to improve your movement. PT can also help reduce pain, speed healing, and prevent stiffness or weakness that could...

March 31st, 2021 | Health Tips, Physical Therapist, physiotherapy | Comments Off on Surprising Facts About Physical Therapy

Surprising Facts About Physical Therapy

When someone mentions a physical therapist, the first thing that comes to your mind would probably be treatment post-surgery for joint-related issues or for mobility assistance. But did you know that experienced physical therapists are trained to treat a host of other ailments that many have not even heard of?...

March 16th, 2021 | Health Tips | Comments Off on Why you shouldn’t skip physical therapy after knee surgery

Why you shouldn’t skip physical therapy after knee surgery

What happens if you don’t follow through with physical therapy after knee surgery? It’s common to hear from health care professionals that the recovery process from surgery is just as important as the procedure itself. This is especially true of any type of knee surgery. No matter how minimally invasive...

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