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October 19th, 2022 | Health Tips | Comments Off on How can physical therapy help wrist flexion?

How can physical therapy help wrist flexion?

Wrist flexion is part of the normal range of motion for your wrists. It describes the motion of bending your hand downward at the wrist and is the motion we use when writing, turning a doorknob, and styling our hair. In fact, there are many daily activities that require wrist...

October 13th, 2022 | Health Tips | Comments Off on How does physical therapy help in neuropathy treatment?

How does physical therapy help in neuropathy treatment?

Neuropathy is a form of nerve damage. It typically occurs in the hands and feet and can feel like pinching, tingling, numbness or pain. Common causes include diabetes and other metabolic syndromes, chemotherapy, infections, alcoholism, injuries, HIV and even chemical exposure. About 25% to 30% of people in the U.S....

August 19th, 2022 | Health Tips | Comments Off on Minor Workplace injury and how does physical therapy help your injury?

Minor Workplace injury and how does physical therapy help your injury?

Workplace injuries happen a lot more than you may think. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employers reported 2.7 million nonfatal workplace injuries in 2020. While many of these minor workplace injuries occurred in manufacturing, numerous others happened in office settings.  Employees suffering from minor workplace injuries cannot perform at...

August 4th, 2022 | Health Tips | Comments Off on How Important to do Physical Therapy After Rotator Cuff Surgery: Rehab Guide

How Important to do Physical Therapy After Rotator Cuff Surgery: Rehab Guide

Practice makes perfect. Well, the same thought process goes for healing after a major surgery — especially if you recently had rotator cuff surgery. Many people think that you’re not supposed to move at all after a surgical procedure. But once your physician has told you it’s safe for you...

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...

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