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...

What Is A Meniscus Tear?

Your knee meniscus is a fibrocartilage that separates thigh bone (femur) from your shin bone (tibia). It is commonly referred to as your “cartilage”. Each knee joint has a medial meniscus and a lateral meniscus. Your knee meniscus each have unique...

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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