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Osteoporosis is one of the most prevalent skeletal disorders with high public health consequences. Consequences which arise due to the morbidity and mortality of fractures that result from injury. This blog will provide a brief background and tie in how seeing a Physical Therapist may be the right choice in combating this spooky disease.
Most people associate Physical Therapy with athletes and for the most part adults. Of course, this is far from reality. In fact, there are cases where children and even babies need to visit a Physical Therapist or as they are known in the field, Pediatric Physical Therapists.
A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine discussed the difference in effectiveness of both physical therapy and glucocorticoid injections on individuals who suffer from osteoarthritis of the knee joint.
Modern day Dry Needling(DN) has been developed on the foundation of modern Western medicine which consists of biology, chemistry, anatomy, physiology and many more sub-fields. DN has various approaches known as model types
Many of us have heard or have seen cupping whether it was online or in movies such as the karate kid but, what is it?
Due to the current climate that the pandemic has brought upon us, we are transitioning from office spaces
to stay at home work spaces, because of this we are in a greater sedentary state for prolonged periods of
our day. Any simple physical activity previously undergone has been eliminated and those include
walking from your parking spot to your destination, carrying necessary items to your workplace and even
walking to a Starbucks to get your coffee. This lack of physical activity isn’t exclusive to just adults. With
schools remaining closed and the younger population staying at home taking online classes they too, are
now exposed to this new “routine” of sitting for prolonged periods of time. This undoubtedly yields long
term negative effects on the body.
Vertigo is a condition that affects millions of people. It is characterized by the sensation that you or your surroundings are spinning. One of the most common forms of vertigo is Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV), which originates in the inner ear and impacts the vestibular system that maintains balance for the body. Though vertigo
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic, usually progressive, disease that primarily affects young adults. Approximately 400,000 people in the United States and 2.5 million people worldwide have been diagnosed with MS. Its effects vary widely. Although there is no known cure for the disease, it can be successfully controlled with medical management and rehabilitation. Physical
Physical Therapy could make a difference in preventing or recovering from COVID-19 The Role of Physical Therapy in COVID-19 Management As many of you know, COVID-19 is a virus that affects the respiratory system. A COVID-19 infection can prevent us from breathing deeply, and can cause shortness of breath; if it progresses far enough,
Particularly as we age, many of us notice our joints becoming noisier. You know, that awful cracking sound your knees make as you squat down to pick up your dog, or the “pop” you hear every time you move your ankle? These sounds can be alarming, and are often a topic of discussion between patients