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The McKenzie Method

The McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT) is an internationally researched system of assessment and management for spinal and extremity musculoskeletal disorders. The McKenzie Method was developed by New Zealand Physiotherapist Robin McKenzie. Since its conception It has been widely used all over the world for more than 60 years!

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Bunions and Physical therapy

Many refer to them as “bunions” but the medical term is (Hallux Valgus) Hallux meaning your big toe and Valgus referring to angulation or “bowing”. Bunions form when the joint at the base of the big toe is misaligned which causes a notable bulge on the side of the foot.

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Osteoporosis, How Physical Therapy Can Help

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.

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The Importance of Pediatric Physical Therapy

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.

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The effects of prolonged sitting

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.

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Vertigo: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

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

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Physical Therapist’s Guide to Multiple Sclerosis

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

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