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Out Of A Wheelchair With Physical Therapy

April 29th, 2019

Being unable to walk can be one of the most difficult things to deal with after an injury to a lower body part.  For most, the ability to walk is definitely something that is taken for granted on a daily basis, so much so that when it’s taken away, the results can be very disheartening.

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No More Neck And Back Pain At School

April 15th, 2019

A common misconception is that back and neck pain only happens to “older people.” In fact, in physical therapy, we see all ages, from grade school children to the elderly.  In our profession, pain isn’t just as a result of aging. For Tatiana, her neck and back pain made school a chore to get through. 

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5 Ways to Relieve Back and Neck Pain

April 8th, 2019

There are common causes of both back pain and neck pain. Changes in the spine’s anatomy often cause back pain. There may be lumbar disc herniation, lumbar degenerative disc disease, osteoarthritis or sacroiliac joint dysfunction. Disc herniation occurs when the gel-like interior of the disc leaks outward and irritates the nerve roots. It typically causes

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