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Cervicogenic Headaches

Cervicogenic headache is when the problem in the neck leads to referred pain up the head unilaterally. Some of the common causes are linked to problems with nerves, bones, muscles: Whiplash injury Strained or sprained neck Poor forward head posture Poor ergonomics Disc bulges leading to a pinched nerve Arthritis/degenerative disc disease Fractures Types of


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Top 5 Misconceptions of Physical Therapy

Top 5 Misconceptions of Physical Therapy By Phil Piserchia, PTA 1) Myth:Going to Physical therapy will hurt. Truth: Although you might experience minimal pain or discomfort at the beginning of your treatment, the main goal of physical therapy is to minimize pain and discomfort. A good physical therapist will work within your pain threshold to


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Does Exercise Help with Neck Pain?

Have you ever experienced neck pain in which you do not know the cause of? This is called non-specific neck pain and is defined as pain in the cervical region that occurs without a direct injury or underlying condition such as a herniation, stenosis, or arthritis. This type of pain is a common health problem


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Disuse Atrophy after Knee replacement

TKR/Total knee replacement is one of the most commonly performed surgeries amongst patients with arthritis , where the weight bearing portions of the knee joint along with the damaged cartilage are replaced with an artificial joint (prosthesis) made of metal alloys, high-grade plastics and polymers. What is Atrophy? Atrophy i.e. wasting and weakening of the


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The Need To Move

Have you ever heard the saying, “sitting is the new smoking?” Current studies are showing that a sedentary lifestyle, depending on how sedentary it is, can be as bad, if not worse for your health than smoking. The health risk related to an inactive lifestyle are: Obesity Heart Disease High Blood Pressure Stroke Type 2


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WHAT IS VERTIGO AND HOW IS IT TREATED?

Vertigo is the sensation that you or your environment is moving or spinning. Other symptoms of vertigo can include dizziness, nausea, loss of balance, ringing in the ears, headaches, or nystagmus (abnormal eye movements). CAUSES OF VERTIGO One of the most common causes of vertigo is BPPV (Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo). BPPV is a problem


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Avoiding slips, trips, and falls

By Anthony Lo According to the CDC, each year millions of older adults (classified as 65+) fall. Further studies have shown that 1 in 4 older adults fall however less than half will report this to their doctor. Furthermore, the CDC adds that nearly 1 million Americans are injured annually as a result of falling


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Better Acupuncture

Electroacupuncture Initiates Cartilage Healing in Knee Arthritis By Dr. Andrew Godenick ND L.Ac You know the drill – wake up every day, desperately shaking off the sleepy brain fog, all the while pushing through stiff, achey joints.  While morning brain fog is a topic for another day, joint stiffness in the morning, aka “rusty gate


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