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Pills Didn’t Help, But Vertigo Therapy With Dr. James DID!

July 16th, 2019

“The pills aren’t helping my dizziness and vertigo at all.”  It’s a common response that Dr. Asha and myself hear from our vestibular physical therapy patients.  After seeing their physician, our patients are told that there isn’t anything that can be done to help, and that the only thing that can be done is to

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Don’t Join the Opioid Epidemic. How Physical Therapy Can Help Ditch the Pain Meds.

July 8th, 2019

It seems like every time you turn on the news there is another story about the opioid epidemic gripping the country. There is good reason for the panic. In 2016 alone, 116 people died each day from opioid-related drug overdoses. Some 11.5 million Americans misused prescription painkillers in some way, costing an estimated $504 million

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Say No to Sciatica! 3 Indicators That You Need to See a Physical Therapist

June 10th, 2019

Each of your sciatic nerves runs from either side of your lower back down to each of your legs. That’s why a classic sign of sciatica is having a shooting pain on one side only. While compression of one of your sciatic nerves can literally be a “pain in the butt,” it doesn’t always require

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