Monthly Archives: August 2016

Active Rehabilitation

Active Rehabilitation Should Be First-line Treatment for Older Patients’ Back Pain After age 70 years, spine degeneration, pain thresholds and inflammatory mediators increase. [dt_sc_hr_invisible] By Susan M. Rapp ORTHOPEDICS TODAY 2010; 30:48 [dt_sc_hr_invisible] Because patients [...]

2016-08-23T17:52:05-05:00August 23rd, 2016|Wellness articles|

Physical Therapy Treatment for Headaches

[dt_sc_h3]Benefits of Physical Therapy[/dt_sc_h3] Reduce head, neck, and shoulder pain Restore spinal alignment Strengthen muscles Normalize and restore neck range of motion Reduce clenching and grinding of teeth [dt_sc_hr_invisible_small] [dt_sc_h3]Case Study[/dt_sc_h3] PATIENT Sarah is a [...]

2016-08-23T17:45:02-05:00August 23rd, 2016|Wellness articles|

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis, or degenerative joint disease, is one of the most common types of arthritis. It is characterized by wear and tear of the joint's cartilage. Cartilage is the part of the joint that cushions the [...]

2016-08-23T17:42:51-05:00August 23rd, 2016|Wellness articles|

Tips For A Healthy Back

A combination of high-calorie diets, inactive lifestyles and increasing hours in front of the desk or computer have caused more and more Americans to gain weight, putting them at risk for chronic health problems, such [...]

2016-08-23T17:42:22-05:00August 23rd, 2016|Wellness articles|

Introduction to Exercise

You may think that exercise and arthritis don’t go hand in hand. But that’s certainly not the case. It was thought for many years that if you had arthritis you should not exercise because it [...]

2016-08-22T14:44:29-05:00August 22nd, 2016|Wellness articles|
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