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Physical Therapy for Runner’s Knee

Runner’s knee is one of those catch all terms for runners and knee pain.  It can mean several things like quadricep tendinitis or IT Band tendinitis (Iliotibial band) and so…

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Physical Therapy for Shoulder Impingement

Shoulder impingement is a very common problem to occur in the shoulder.  Generally, you feel pain when lifting overhead and reaching behind your back.  You will have pain on the…

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Does It Take Longer To Heal As You Get Older? Part II

We asked this question in our previous blog, and we discussed the importance of rest, recovery, and sleep for all athletes, regardless of age. But some of us may have…

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Does It Take Longer to Heal As You Get Older? Part I

Maybe you noticed it after your last 5k. Perhaps it was after that cycling session at the gym. Or your last Crossfit class. No matter when or where it happened,…

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What to do IMMEDIATELY if you sprain your ankle. And it is NOT RICE

    Everyone has sprained their ankle at one time or another.  It is not uncommon and there are several different levels of sprains that can happen but each one…

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Spring Into Shape: How to Shake Off Those Winter Hibernation Blues and Get Back to Your Workout Routine

We all try to stick to our workout routines, no matter what the circumstances are. But unfortunately, the shorter days and colder weather that accompany wintertime in our region can…

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How to Eliminate Back Pain from Shoveling snow

  A stiff or sore or painful back is unfortunately not uncommon after a day of shoveling snow.  Back problems can eve rare their head if you use a snow…

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Why does my shoulder hurt when reaching into the back seat?

There are often gender specific reasons people come in for therapy.  When dealing with the shoulder, the reason that men usually wind up finally dealing with their shoulder pain is…

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Why Does My Sports Injury Hurt More in Winter?

You hear people saying it all the time, especially in winter—”It’s going to snow (or rain)…I can feel it in my bones.” While having a sports injury can make you…

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What is causing your shoulder pain? At home tests to try | Total Performance Physical Therapy | 215.997.9898

  Before we get into the 4 tests you can do at home and what could be causing your shoulder pain, I need to go over something first.  Most likely,…

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