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How to stop shoulder pain

Most people who have shoulder pain have no idea how they hurt their shoulder.  It is what we call a nontraumatic pain.  They didn’t fall on their arm, they were…

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Why do I have pain on the inside of my foot?

Pain on the inside of the foot is a common problem and finding the reason behind what exactly is causing the pain is important.  When we talk about the inside…

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How Should you sleep when your shoulder hurts

  When your shoulder hurts one of the hardest things can be to get a good night’s sleep.  Finding a comfortable position to sleep in can be almost impossible.  One…

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Physical therapy exercises for plantar fasciitis

  What is plantar fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis is where you have pain on the bottom of your foot.  Generally, it is a very painful first step in the morning.  The…

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What to do (and not to do) with a nagging ankle sprain

  Aches and pains can turn into a serious injury if left unaddressed.  Sometimes a few things done correctly and incorrectly can allow for a quick recovery.  Sometimes nagging injuries…

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Is stomach sleeping bad for you?

In a nutshell, yes.  And I know this makes me a very unpopular person among those people who sleep on their stomach.  Stomach sleepers are very staunch in their sleeping…

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Physical Therapy for Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is pain on the bottom of your foot.  It is most painful first thing in the morning, usually when you take the first steps in the morning.  Sometimes…

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My Pain Won’t Go Away

The #1 reason that patients seek help from a Physical Therapist is because they are in pain. In the ideal world, pain is a good thing. It tells our bodies…

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Benefits of Foam Rolling

What is a Trigger Point? Trigger points are a small patch of muscle tissue in spasm, and they can occur for a number of reasons. When we develop aches and…

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What is Frozen Shoulder and how is it Fixed?

Adhesive capsulitis, which is more commonly referred to as frozen shoulder, occurs in 2-5% of the population at one point or another. It typically occurs in adults ages 40-70, and…

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