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Selecting Supportive Shoes

Our Therapists at Allied Health Solutions commonly treat foot and ankle injuries, and are skilled at gait analysis, and examining orthotics, running and/or daily-wear shoes. We hope to share some suggestions for selecting the right shoes.

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How to Keep Your New Years Resolutions

One of the most common New Years Resolutions is to exercise more– an excellent goal! Our Physical Therapists at Allied Health Solutions hope to share some tips and tricks to make sure that you don’t end up becoming one of the resolution-ers who have abandoned their exercise goals by the end of February. Here are a few ways to motivate yourself to exercise.

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A Year in Review at AHS

This past Saturday, the AHS team members and their families gathered to celebrate the holiday season and the end of a wonderful year! Turns out, we clean up pretty well!

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Managing Body Pain in Cold Weather

Have you ever wondered why your muscles and joints seem achier during the winter months? Our bodies’ natural reaction to cold external temperatures can cause us pain. Small changes in your daily habits and physical therapy can help. Here’s how:

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What is Bell’s Palsy

Bell’s palsy is a form of temporary facial weakness. It results from damage or trauma to the 7th facial nerve. It presents as drooping of the eyelid and corner of the mouth, drooling, dryness of the eye or mouth, impairment of taste, and excessive tearing in one eye. Most often these symptoms usually begin suddenly and reach their peak within 48 hours and lead to significant facial distortion.

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Take me out to the ballgame!

The Nationals are playing better than ever before this season. Go Nats!!! With that in mind, we thought it would be helpful to talk about some common baseball related injuries.

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Bursa, bursa everywhere

What is a bursa? A bursa is a fluid filled sac that helps things move easily at the major joints in the body. A Bursa appears at a junction of a tendon on the bone. It protects and brakes the shocks of the joint. The structures nearby the bursa can move with minimal friction due to irritation. There are over 150 bursae. Sometime these bursae become inflamed or irritated, resulting in a condition called bursitis. This happens most often in the shoulders, elbows, knees, and feet.

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