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Stretches for Plantar Fasciitis

What is plantar fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis is pain on the bottom of the foot due to an inflammation of the plantar fascia.  The plantar fascia runs along the bottom of…

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Sudden Ankle Pain Without Injury

What happens when your ankle starts to hurt but you did not do anything?  You were just walking along, or maybe even just standing still and a sharp stabbing pain…

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IT Band Syndrome: Causes and Treatments

The IT Band, or iliotibial band, is a tough fibrous tissue found on the outside of the leg.  It runs all the way from the hip down to the knee. …

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The Best Running Shoes for Back Pain

Having proper running shoes that support your type of foot is very important to maintain a healthy body.  Having a proper running shoe can limit the stress on the back,…

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What Causes Hip Pain Radiating Down the Leg

Hip pain that radiates down the leg can be a sign of a serious problem that should not be ignored.  There are multiple reasons that this could be occurring.  It…

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Lower Back Pain COVID

With so many people having had COVID we are now starting to deal with the aftereffects of having COVID-19.  There seem to be many symptoms that occur during COVID and…

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Best Sleeping Positions

It is very important that you sleep currently in order for your body to recover and let it heal from any aches or pains or damage that you did to…

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Physical Therapy vs. Opioids: Finding a Better Alternative For Pain Management

As the opioid crisis continues to spread across the country, doctors and medical professionals have been doing their best to find better alternatives to pain management. In lieu of prescribing…

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How Can I Relieve a Stiff Neck?

With computer and smartphone use at an all-time high, neck problems’ prevalence is more significant than ever. Many of us suffer daily with a sore neck after hours of spending…

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Physical Therapy for an ACL tear

Tearing your ACL and deciding whether to have it repaired is a huge decision.  One I often get asked.  And one where no one likes the answer because it depends…

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