Diagnosis of Osteoporosis and the role that PT Plays in its Treatment

Osteoporosis is a disease where the bones have very little density. It is a condition where either the bone is degenerating too quickly or is the result of not being capable of replenishing itself at an appropriate rate.  In some cases both conditions can be present. ...

Physical Therapy and Rheumatoid Arthritis

For sufferers of Rheumatoid Arthritis, also referred to as RA, pain is often a part of daily life.  While some people with RA are capable of tolerating moderately intense activity, others find even the light tasks to be a challenge.  With the joint pain and...

Sciatica

Sciatica, a form of nerve dysfunction (peripheral neuropathy), occurs when there is compression on, or damage to, the sciatic nerve. This nerve innervates the muscles behind the knee and lower leg. It provides sensation to the back of the thigh, part of the lower leg...

The Many Benefits of Physical Therapy

A physical therapist is a specialist trained to work with you to restore your activity, strength, and motion following an injury or surgery. Physical therapists can teach specific exercises, stretches, and techniques and use specialized equipment to address problems...

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