Category Archives: Physical Therapy

How to Achieve Success While Receiving Physical Therapy

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As physical therapists, we sometimes see patients frustrated due to not seeing results and progress moving as fast as desired. Maybe the patient attends every appointment, does the required exercises, but perhaps fails at completing the at home exercise program. A few hours at the physical therapy office a week might not be enough, this is why at-home continued exercises are prescribed. With all of the treatments combined is when the patient will see the desired results in a timely fashion.
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Causes of Elbow Pain: Golfer’s Elbow vs. Tennis Elbow

man holding his hand sore elbow Do you remember a time when you could do your favorite activities without pain? Remember when your favorite sports, say, golf and tennis, were fun and pain-free?

Never let the fear of pain keep you from playing the game. This statement might pertain to you if you are suffering from elbow pain caused by Golfer’s Elbow or  or Tennis Elbow.. Both of these are forms of elbow tendonitis but differ on the location of the damage to the tendon.  When suffering from Tennis Elbow, the tendons on the outside of the elbow are affected, while damage to the tendons on the inside cause Golfer’s Elbow.
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The Many Benefits of Swimming

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As the weather heats up, so does the temperature of our pools. Swimming is not only a nice way to relax, but also a great form of exercise. It gives you all the advantages of a cardio workout without building up a sweat. One of the benefits of swimming is it allows you to exercise longer than running because it is gentler on the joints and muscles. If you want to get into great shape without going to the gym, then swimming might be your perfect match.

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4 Life-Changing Tips for Taking Care of Aches and Pains at Home

Total relaxation. Attractive young woman keeping eyes closed while enjoying luxurious bath We all have them, and attempt to manage them through various medications, trips to physical therapists, chiropractors, massage therapists and acupuncturists.

The common denominator here is pain. Particularly, aches and pains in general are trickier to manage, and treat effectively. Many people are dealing on a regular basis with pain treatment and medication.
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