Month: May 2020

Cervicogenic Headache: A Helpful Guide to Manage Headaches at Home

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Cervicogenic Headaches Many of us have experienced episodes of headaches throughout our lifetime, ranging from a mild nuisance to severe pain. There are several different kinds of headaches, depending on the origin of the pain. A cervicogenic headache (CGH) is a specific type of chronic headache that affects between 0.4 - 2.5% of the general …

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The Best Standing Core Exercises to Improve Strength

Written by: Kelsey Downing, PT, DPT The Best Standing Core Strength Exercises When you think of core exercises, you probably think of crunches and planks. Getting down on the floor and repeating the same moves repetitively to get those “six-pack abs”. However, there is a way to strengthen those abdominals without getting on the floor. …

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Shin Splints: A Helpful Guide for Home Treatment

Rehabbing Shin Splints at Home Medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS), which is colloquially known as “shin splints” is one of the most common lower extremity injuries, especially in runners and other impact athletes.1 The prevalence ranges from 13% to 35%  in these specific populations.2 The nature of the injury involves microdamage to the Tibia over …

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