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Patellofemoral Pain (PFP)

Ever had pain around the front or side of the knee that just suddenly started?  It might feel vague and hard to describe and can occur in different places around the front of the knee.   Sometimes it can come on very suddenly and other times it can slowly be getting worse.   Maybe you have noticed…

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What is Forward Head Posture (FHP)?

What is forward head posture? When a person maintains good posture, their head aligns vertically with the spine. Forward head posture (FHP) occurs when a person is leaning their head forward, out of neutral alignment with their spine. When the alignment of the head is off, it can cause a variety of problems, including stiffness…

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No slouching! Study examined posture while playing video games

No slouching! Study examined posture while playing video games BY JASON KOTOWSKI, Californian staff writer jkotowski@bakersfield.com May 29, 2010 Updated Sep 13, 2016   Next time your child’s leading the Raiders to the Super Bowl in the latest incarnation of “Madden NFL” or singlehandedly defeating an army of monsters in “God of War III,” take a look…

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Rehabilitation Within A Day of Knee Replacement Pays Off

Starting rehabilitation sooner following knee arthroplasty surgery could pay dividends – for both patients and hospitals. Commecing physical therapy within 24 hours of surgery can improve pain, range of motion and muscle strength as well as cut hospital stays, according to new research in the journal Clinical Rehabilitation, published by SAGE. Mindful of the trend…

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Surgery or Physical Therapy; Both prove good for knee repair

You might not want to rush into knee surgery. Physical therapy can be just as good for a common injury and at far less cost and risk, the most rigorous study to compare these treatments concludes. Therapy didn’t always help and some people wound up having surgery for the problem, called a torn meniscus. But…

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Physical Therapy’s Effects Equal to Surgery for Spinal Stenosis Symptoms

Physical therapy for spinal stenosis is as effective as surgery and should be fully considered as a first-choice treatment option, according to a new study that is the first to directly compare a single, evidence-based physical therapy regimen with decompression surgery among patients who agreed to be randomly assigned to either approach. The study focused…

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5 Common Running Injuries and How to Heal Them

From knee pain to stress fractures, know when to rest – and when to get help.  By Anna Medaris Miller Runner’s lingo If you come across a group of runners on the street, in a coffee shop or on an online forum, chances are they’re discussing one of three things: hydration issues, running schedules or injuries, says Joe English,…

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Need a Prescription?

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