How To Treat Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Man with carpal tunnel syndrome holding his wrist in pain

Do you have numbness or “pins and needles” in your hands and fingers? Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that causes annoying and painful numbness and tingling in the hands, fingers, and wrist. It’s a minor condition that often goes away independently (although it can take months to get fully better). But in severe cases…

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How Do I Cure My Ankle Pain?

man holding his sprained ankle

Do you have pain and/or swelling around your ankle that won’t go away? Does it feel unstable when you walk down the stairs or stiff in the mornings? Does the swelling stop you from playing sports or make you feel self-conscious? We define Ankle pain as any discomfort in the ankle region – the part…

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What Is Radiculopathy?

man holding his back from Radiculopathy

Are you getting super-sharp, stabbing pains in your back, arms, or legs? Do you feel some muscle weakness in these areas? If so, it could be radiculopathy (otherwise known as a pinched nerve). Well, what is radiculopathy? When you have a nerve that gets “pinched” at the root inside the spinal cord, it’s medically known…

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Should I Be Worried About My Daily Neck Pain?

man sitting at desk holding his neck in pain

Is your neck ALWAYS sore? Daily neck pain and worrying about neck pain can become a vicious circle, with the stress and anxiety of the daily pain causing more pain and vice versa. Not to mention the pain keeping you awake at night, which makes pain and stress, and anxiety even worse. So, if you…

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What Is Knee Kinesiology, And How Can It Help?

Physical therapist applying knee kinesiology

Have you got knee pain and want to know whether kinesiology tape might help? The study of the science of movement in humans is called kinesiology. We use it for the prevention and management of injuries and to enhance physical performance. As physical therapists and kinesiologists, we have a thorough knowledge and understanding of human…

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Can My Lower Back Pain Be Cured?

Can My Lower Back Pain Be Cured?

Have you had lower back pain for a long time? Are you worried that it’s never going to go away? We know that dealing with chronic daily back pain is lonely, but it might help you see that you’re not alone. One of the most common ailments that affect people in America and worldwide is…

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What is Patellofemoral Dysfunction?

What is Patellofemoral Dysfunction?

Have you got patellofemoral dysfunction or patellofemoral syndrome? Or unidentified pain in your kneecap? One of the more unique medical conditions that tends to afflict sportspeople and active adults is sharp pain at the front of the knee and in the surrounding kneecap (the patella). We commonly refer to this condition as a runner’s or…

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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

Skull next to TMJ lettering

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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