Posts Tagged ‘ physical therapy ’

Tackling Wrist Tendonitis

If you notice your wrist throbs after you’ve spent time at your computer—or after you’ve played a game of catch with your child—you might have tendonitis, or inflammation of the wrist tendons, the fibrous cords that attach muscle to bone. Tendonitis is a common injury, and it often results from improper wrist positioning when using


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A Safer Fall Clean-Up

What better way to enjoy a beautiful fall day—and squeeze in some yard work—than to rake leaves? It’s great exercise, and you can get your kids in on the action. Still, it pays to take precautions: Last year, more than 38,000 Americans experienced raking-related injuries, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Keep in


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Conquering Foot Pain

Do your feet ache with every step you take? It’s possible you have arthritis, a sports injury—or you’re simply wearing shoes that don’t fit properly. Here are some possible causes: • Poorly fitting shoes: If your shoes don’t fit properly or provide enough shock absorption, your feet are going to be sore. Your shoes should


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A real pain in the neck

Three-quarters of us will have some form of back or neck pain at some point in our lives. Luckily, physical therapy and acupuncture can work wonders in relieving the discomfort. In fact, they usually get better results than surgery. Here’s the lowdown: What causes neck pain? There are 33 vertebrae in your spine, and in


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No More Knee Pain!

If you have a bum knee, you’re hardly alone. About 16% of adults ages 45 and over have a condition known as osteoarthritis of the knee, meaning they have inflammation and degeneration of the bones that form the knee joint. Symptoms—which develop gradually over time—include pain that worsens after you walk, climb or descend stairs;


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Halting Hip Pain

We all take walking or climbing stairs for granted, but for some, these everyday activities become daunting. About one-quarter of all adults develop inflammation of the hip joint—also known as osteoarthritis—by age 85, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There’s no known cause for the condition; we’re all at risk. Here’s what


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Setting the Record Straight on Sciatica

If you suffer from sciatica—nerve-related pain that occurs as a result of a back problem—you know how debilitating it can be. The discomfort, which might feel like a leg cramp or a shooting or tingling sensation, often worsens when you sit, sneeze or cough. Fortunately, there are ways to get beyond the pain. Here are some


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Banish your back pain!

Tired of avoiding activities you love—tennis, golf, playing with your kids—because you’re afraid you’ll set off that deep ache in your back? You’re not alone: About 75 to 85% of adults experience low back pain at some point in their lives. Fortunately, there are simple and effective treatments that will help you get your life


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