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3 Things You Didn’t Know Physical Therapists Could Treat

1. TMJ Studies show that 30% of the population has at least one TMJ (tempromandibular joint) disorder symptom, and 3-7% of those people have symptoms serious enough to seek care….

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You Ask, We Answer: When to Use Heat Versus Ice

Probably the question I get asked most often is when is it appropriate to use heat and when is it appropriate to use ice?  And depending on which medical professional…

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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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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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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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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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Carpal Tunnel Relief Exercises | Total Performance Physical Therapy | 215.997.9898

A misdiagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome led to a young, very athletic mom, not able to even lift a cup of coffee.   Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for people to…

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Top 3 Shoulder Pain Relief Exercises | Total Performance Physical Therapy | 215.997.9898

When dealing with pain, whether it is in the shoulder or knee pain, no matter where it is, most of the time is treated wrong right off the bat.  The…

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What to do if your shoulder starts hurting when you go to the gym | Total Performance Physical Therapy | 215.997.9898

      What happens when you start working out or maybe you have been working out for awhile and your shoulder stats to hurt.  It starts with lifting overhead…

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