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Treating Sprains and Strains: Are You Doing It Wrong?

Chances are that you've had sprains and strains in some part of your body during your lifetime. If you haven’t, consider yourself lucky. These “simple” injuries are very painful! While most people use the words...
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Treating Pain Takes Teamwork: National Physical Therapy Month

It’s funny how the power of two little words can be totally underestimated: “physical therapy.” It may not seem overly impressive as a form of healthcare. It’s physical, so it requires movement of your...
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5 Myths and Facts Linked to Physical Therapy

Physical therapy is a crucial way of treating pain that occurs due to injuries and underlying illnesses; however, most people fail to take its advantages because of the myths associated with it. Since people...
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Raise Your Hand: The Effects Of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

When finger numbness is bothering you, maybe it's time to see a doctor about the possibility of carpal tunnel syndrome.Carpal tunnel syndrome is a neuropathic condition in which the median nerve that runs through...
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Cycling To Help With Arthritis

Doctors recommend cycling as an exercise treatment beneficial for patients with arthritis, and it may help with arthritis pain relief.Arthritis can hit anybody without warning regardless of age. It is very a very painful condition...
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Exercise and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Aerobic Exercise Can Be Safe and Effective for People with Rheumatoid Arthritis A study by medical researchers in France found that cardio exercise can actually help people with rheumatoid arthritis. In fact, exercise can actually lessen...
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Manage Your Rheumatoid Arthritis With Physical Therapy

How Physical Therapy Can Improve Your Life Physical therapy is designed to help you perform your everyday tasks more comfortably and efficiently. You can ask your physical therapist to help you with nearly any activity....
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Ask The Experts: Low-Level Laser Therapy Technology

Low-Level Laser Therapy Technology uses the special ML830 laser to pinpoint pain and get rid of it fast. Dr. Ryan Whelton discusses this laser and its effectiveness.What is the ML830 laser and how does...

Peripheral Neuropathies: Modern-Day Leprosy

Once a social stigma that caused patients to be ostracized and banished to their own communities, leprosy is now a treatable condition with a good chance of recovery.Leprosy is a neuropathic disease that is...
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Finding a Multidisciplinary Pain Center

Five “centers of excellence”, as determined by the American Pain Society in 2009.If you are dealing with chronic pain that affects your everyday life in a significant way, it might behoove you to consult...
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Strike A Pose

Is yoga part of your pain-relief plan? There's good reason to think it should be.When Nancy Clark was diagnosed with fibromyalgia more than 15 years ago, she at last had a name for the...