Physical Therapy

The 5 Best Heating Pad for Joint and Muscle Pain: A Helpful Guide

The 5 Best Heating Pad For Joint And Muscle Pain A Helpful Guide

Joint aches and pains are common ailments in the population. They can happen to anyone for any reason. The overuse of a joint and the aging process are just two examples. Treatment for mild joint issues tends to be mostly over-the-counter remedies. Anti-inflammatories, like NSAIDs, are commonly recommended by doctors to help alleviate any discomfort. …

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Total Hip Replacement: Tips for a Faster and Easier Recovery

Total Hip Replacement Tips For A Faster And Easier Recovery

Total hip replacements are increasing in popularity in both the United States and worldwide. It’s estimated that over 300,000 surgeries are performed here in the US and that could increase to over 500,000 within the next 5 years. Even though the surgeries and the recovery period after are getting faster and easier with modern medicine, …

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Exercises to Avoid After a Total Hip Replacement

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Total hip replacements are one of the most common surgeries in the United States with over 300,000 performed each year. As people live longer and modern medicine advances, more people are suffering from Osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is the wear and tear of a joint over time and is the cause for a total hip replacement. Once …

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The Best Over the Door Shoulder Pulley for Shoulder Rehab

Best shoulder pulleys

Shoulder injuries are a very common type of injury worldwide. According to the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, last year saw approximately 1.4 million shoulder surgeries alone. The shoulder is a major joint in the body and responsible for a very wide range of motion. Due to the high frequency of use, large amount …

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The Best Elbow Compression Sleeve for Pain

The bones of the elbow in a human
You might have heard of  “tennis elbow,” or tendinitis. Many athletes who play sports that include repetitive swinging are vulnerable to painful inflammation of the tendons that support the elbow joint. Basketball, golf, and baseball players all commonly report pain, especially in their dominant arm, stemming from repetitive movements and overuse. Inflammation in the tendons …

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How to Improve Ankle Stiffness and Increase Ankle Dorsiflexion

How To Improve Ankle Stiffness And Increase Ankle Dorsiflexion

Ankle stiffness is a common problem that often doesn’t get seem to noticed until the stiffness starts to impact daily activities or it’s affecting recovery after surgery. Most people never realize how stiff their ankles have become until it’s progressed to a point of pain or limited ability. Limited ankle dorsiflexion (bending the ankle up …

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