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Physical Therapy Guide to Peripheral Neuropathy

Physical Therapy Guide to Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral Neuropathy (PN) refers to the damage to peripheral nerves that causes weakness, numbness, and pain in other areas of the body. When you have peripheral neuropathy, it means that there could be a problem with the function of the nerves that send the message...

Dry Needling by a Physical Therapist: What You Should Know

Dry Needling by a Physical Therapist: What You Should Know

Dry needling is part of Western medicine that is usually confused with acupuncture which is based on traditional Chinese medicine. The truth is, these two are completely different from each other. Dry needling is a technique performed by a physical therapist to treat...

Physical Therapy: Who Can Benefit and How it Can Help

Physical Therapy: Who Can Benefit and How it Can Help

Physical Therapy is done by licensed health professionals with specific training to help take careof patients to heal holistically. They provide supplementary treatment to a variety of medicalconditions, however, they do not independently treat them other than...

How to Sit Properly when the Back is Hurting?

How to Sit Properly when the Back is Hurting?

Back pain is one of the common complaints of adults and those who spend time sitting all daylong at work. However, sitting for several hours with back pain is a whole different story. It doesnot only make you uncomfortable, yet it also hinders you from accomplishing...

5 Physical Therapy Exercises to Reduce Knee Pain

5 Physical Therapy Exercises to Reduce Knee Pain

The knee is one of the body’s main joints and is very important for movement and mobility. At the same time, it is prone to injury and disorders that can result in pain or disability. Some people may feel pain after certain activities like walking, running, or...

Text Neck: How Can Physical Therapy Help?

Text Neck: How Can Physical Therapy Help?

Have you experienced waking up and you are having a hard time controlling your body? If yes, you may want to check with your physical therapist. Exposing ourselves everyday and doing our daily tasks makes us more vulnerable to accidents and pain. Others are born with...

Struggling with Hip and Knee Pain? Turn to Physical Therapy

Struggling with Hip and Knee Pain? Turn to Physical Therapy

Have you ever experienced pain on your hip or knee, perhaps after a strenuous activity or after suffering a fall? Or maybe due to a condition like arthritis? Almost every adult suffers from hip or knee pain which can be caused by various reasons. According to the US...

Live Life to the Fullest with a Healthy Back!

There is nothing more distressing than suffering from a bad back. It limits your movements and the activities that you can do. Pain is consistently present every time you get up, lie down, or move about. It makes even the easiest things to do extra harder.   The...

The Secret to Good Posture

When we see people who walk by standing tall, seemingly with undeniable poise, we cannot put a finger on what brings on that confidence. It may be how they carry themselves, but an important factor to it would be their good posture.   Posture is how one holds...

When to Worry About Leg Cramps

You might have experienced suddenly waking up at night with an intense pain in your calf. You know how painful that is and it takes a few minutes before it goes away. After that, you’d still feel tenderness and pain in your leg that lasted for several hours.  ...