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July 29th, 2022 | Health Tips | Comments Off on Shoulder Impingement Test: Physical Exams That Help Diagnose Injury

Shoulder Impingement Test: Physical Exams That Help Diagnose Injury

Physical therapists test the severity of a shoulder impingement Shoulder impingement is a painful condition. It happens when the tendons and soft tissues around your shoulder joint become trapped between the top of your upper arm bone (the humerus) and the acromion, a bony projection that extends upward from your...

July 20th, 2022 | Health Tips, Physical Therapist | Comments Off on How PT can help painful muscle spasms in the shoulder

How PT can help painful muscle spasms in the shoulder

A muscle spasm is a sudden tightening of your muscles that you cannot control. There are a number of reasons you may be experiencing painful muscle spasms in your shoulder. You may have recently recovered from a car accident or sports injury. Or, you may work at a job that requires you to repeat...

July 14th, 2022 | Health Tips | Comments Off on The benefit of an annual physical therapy exam can help your bones and joints!

The benefit of an annual physical therapy exam can help your bones and joints!

It’s time to make your annual physical therapy exam appointment. Yearly appointments are a key component to helping you maintain or improve your overall health — especially regarding your bone and joint health. Maintaining bone health is crucial, as bones support you and allow you to move. One of the things...

July 11th, 2022 | Health Tips | Comments Off on Simple elbow Range-of-Motion exercises you can try to stay fit and active

Simple elbow Range-of-Motion exercises you can try to stay fit and active

Exercises to improve range of motion in your elbow are important for overall health, but also for preventing problems such as tennis elbow or golfer’s elbow. These exercises can help increase flexibility in the joint and prevent injury. The following elbow range-of-motion exercises may be recommended by your physical therapist. Yet...

July 4th, 2022 | Health Tips, Knee Pain, physiotherapy | Comments Off on Knee bone bruise physical therapy

Knee bone bruise physical therapy

A knee contusion — also called a bone bruise on your knee — can be severely painful and may even make walking difficult for several weeks. Physical therapy is often recommended for a bone bruise on the knee to help speed up the recovery time. In some cases, a knee...

June 28th, 2022 | Health Tips, Physical Therapist | Comments Off on do you know physical therapy can help your arthritis!

do you know physical therapy can help your arthritis!

Physical therapists can help many people decrease their pain, improve their mobility and reduce the stiffness they feel in their joints. Physical Therapists can also teach you exercises that can help keep you moving as you get older. What else can physical therapists do to help treat arthritis? Physical therapists...

May 19th, 2022 | Health Tips | Comments Off on How to Treat your Knee Pain

How to Treat your Knee Pain

Suffering from knee pain can be anywhere from periodic discomfort, to constant throbbing, and whether it’s due to a recent injury or a progressive condition that you’ve dealt with for an extended period, there are ways that you can treat knee pain to help you live more comfortably and as...

May 11th, 2022 | Health Tips | Comments Off on How physical therapy can help you through stroke rehab

How physical therapy can help you through stroke rehab

Strokes are a condition caused by a blockage in brain blood flow, and it’s estimated that they occur in about 800,000 Americans annually.  Recovering from a stroke is more effective if you have an experienced team of medical professionals on your side. This team should include a physical therapist who’s well versed...

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