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When You Should See an Orthopedic Surgeon for Knee Pain

When You Should See an Orthopedic Surgeon for Knee Pain

by Natalie (SU)
Knee pain tends to be a common problem for people that are active, have suffered an injury, or have put many years and miles on their legs. The knees bear most of your body weight, every moment that you’re upright, while allowing an extraordinary range of motion. Additional force applied through participation in sports, an auto or other accident, or just wear and tear as we get older can cause knee pain. While some medications and physical therapy can help with pain and reduced mobility, when is it time to see an orthopedic surgeon for knee pain?

Using Physical Therapy to Enhance Performance

Using Physical Therapy to Enhance Performance

by Shearly (SU)
It’s important for athletes to realize that everyone has an athletic "ceiling." That is, a maximum potential you can push your athletic performance to before increasing the risk of injury. Physical therapy regimens can be greatly beneficial to runners, athletes, and those who are generally physically active. Building a strong foundation and developing routine patterns are essential to top performance in all means of physical activity. It is ideal to incorporate strengthening and stabilizing exercises in your conditioning program to help with endurance, flexibility, and to also improve speed and power skills.

The Latest Technological Developments Within the World of Physical Therapy

The Latest Technological Developments Within the World of Physical Therapy

by Shearly (SU)
As experts in the way the body moves, physical therapists are healthcare professionals who offer effective treatment to improve or restore mobility and relieve pain, reduce the need for surgery and prescription drugs, allowing patients to participate in a recovery plan designed for their specific needs. A customized physical therapy program can help individuals return to their prior level of functioning, and encourage activities and lifestyle changes that can help prevent further injury and improve overall health and well-being.

Physical Therapy Can Eliminate the Need for Medication

Physical Therapy Can Eliminate the Need for Medication

by Stephanie Meadows
Have you ever suffered from such bad and long lasting pain that you just reach for your medicine cabinet and take whatever will relieve your pain the fastest? Truth is, that pain medications such as Tylenol and Aleve usually only offer temporary pain relief, meaning, it is not going to stop the pain or cure what's causing it. Fortunately, there are many alternative approaches available through pain management specialists who can provide you with better pain management strategies. When it comes to pain management, medication isn’t the only solution.

Physical Therapy Myths Debunked

Physical Therapy Myths Debunked

by Stephanie Meadows
The main goal of physical therapy is to restore your function and mobility, and eliminate or minimize your pain so you can get back to your active lifestyle. People everywhere are experiencing the transformative effect physical therapy can have on their daily lives. In fact, as experts in the way the body moves, physical therapists help people of all ages and abilities reduce their pain, improve or restore mobility, and stay active and fit throughout life.

The Benefits of Physical Therapy After an Accident

The Benefits of Physical Therapy After an Accident

by Stephanie Meadows
Excellence, our physical therapy experts will create a customized plan of care to improve your range of motion, flexibility, and strength. Treatment may include modalities such as heat, cold, electrical stimulation, and ultrasound, as well as therapeutic exercise and a home exercise program.

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