What’s The Real Cause Of Your Headache?

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Whenever you have pain in your head, we call it a “headache.” But like the numerous causes, there are also various kinds of headaches. There are two main types of headaches. The International Headache Society describes the different types of primary headaches as: Migraine/Cluster Facial pain, cranial neuralgia, etc. Cervicogenic/muscle-spasm headaches Secondary headaches also occur…

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TMJ/TMD: The Benefits Of Seeing A Physical Therapist

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Is your daily life being affected by the misery of TMJ pain and stiffness? TMJ/TMD (temporomandibular joint disorder/dysfunction) is quite a common medical condition afflicting around 10 million people across the US. As you’ll know, if you suffer from it, this painful condition restricts jaw movement. It affects your ability to chew and open your…

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Flat Feet: How Can Physical Therapy Help?

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Your feet provide the bedrock for your steady foundations. Here’s why flat feet are so problematic, and what you can do about it. How good would it be to walk without pain?  How amazing would it feel to regain your recreational activities?  How great would you feel not having to battle foot pain on a…

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Is Physical Therapy Safe For My Child?

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The natural assumption for most people revolves around the concept that physical therapy is for adults. After all, children don’t really suffer from the degenerative effects of aging. It’s quite the opposite. Right? Well, you need to remember that health conditions and accidents can happen to anyone – regardless of gender or age. It’s not…

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Killer Stress: What Is It Doing To Your Health?

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How do you define stress? The dictionary definition claims that stress is basically: a state of mental (or emotional) strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances. However, in the real world, it’s far more than just that. From signs of early aging, to heart problems, blood pressure issues, and an overall negative effect…

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The Dangers Of Poor Posture

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How important is good posture? How dangerous is poor posture? The answers may well surprise you. Let’s take a look together.  How do you feel your posture is?  Normal? In need of improvement?  Good? Bad?  Not 100% sure? Unless you pay close attention to your posture all day, or have the structure of a world-class…

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The Importance Of Staying Hydrated In Summer Weather 

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Enjoying the summer, but feeling lethargic, dizzy, or unwell? Chances are, you aren’t getting enough water. You could be in danger of dehydration. Here’s how you can avoid disaster. We are always told about the importance of drinking enough water. It’s almost like we are installed with a constant nagging doubt about our fluid intake. …

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Recovering From Injury: How Can I Stay Healthy & Active? 

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If you have suffered an injury and have been ordered to rest by your doctor, or simply cannot move about because of pain & discomfort, you may feel lost and unable to exercise. But don’t panic. There are things you can do. If you love physical activity and sports, or cherish an active lifestyle, there’s…

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Is My Chest Pain Serious And What Help Can I Get?

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  Feeling chest pain can cause no end of panic. Your first thought will naturally turn towards your heart.  Am I having a heart attack?  Now – let’s make this crystal clear. The pain of a heart attack is different to something like a pulled muscle in your chest.  Heart attack pain causes a dull…

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Ongoing Shoulder Pain: What Is Causing It?

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We don’t need to tell you about the importance of your shoulder. You wouldn’t be reading this article if you weren’t seeking help for your shoulder pain. After all, life can become really difficult when your shoulder isn’t functioning properly. Your range of motion becomes increasingly limited, your mental health takes a bashing, and your…

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