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Top 3 Thing To Know About The PT Doctor

1.We Can Heal Your LOWER BACK PAIN LOWER BACK PAIN, PAIN BENDING FORWARD, HERNIATED DISC, SCIATICA If you took 100 people without back pain and gave them all an MRI, how many would have a bulging disc or worse? ANSWER: 80% With a herniated disc, the disc pushes backwards into the nerves stemming off of the spinal cord. The herniated disc itself […]
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What Causes Muscle Cramps?

A muscle cramp is a strong, painful contraction or tightening of a muscle that comes on suddenly and lasts from a few seconds to several minutes. It often occurs in the legs. A muscle cramp is also called a charley horse. Nighttime leg cramps are usually sudden spasms, or tightening, of muscles in the calf. The muscle cramps can […]
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Can You Treat a Meniscus Tear With PT?

What Is the Meniscus? The meniscus—or menisci when speaking of them in plural—is a small cartilaginous structure in your knee. You have two in each knee, one on the inner aspect of the joint and one on the outer aspect. These menisci act as miniature shock absorbers in your knee; they help to absorb impact through […]
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Checklist For Athletes To Consider To Enhance Sleep

Quiet environment Maintain room temperature (~18 degrees celsius) Ensure that bedding/clothing does not cause an environment that is too hot Sleep routine: consistent time each night for falling asleep to begin and waking up Avoid caffeine and food/fluid ingestion Leading up to sleep Avoid usage of electronics before sleeping Napping no later than mid afternoon […]
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Why You Should See a Physical Therapist

Physical therapy is a type of specialized rehabilitative care that focuses on the prevention, treatment, and management of disorders associated with the joints and muscles. Licensed physical therapists are experts in human anatomy and the science of movement, or kinesiology. For this reason, a good physical therapist is uniquely qualified to help in ways that […]
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