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The aging game. Beautiful reporting.

The Aging Game A Special Report by Amy Gutman, Boston-based writer, and Madeline Drexler, editor, Harvard Public Health Please check out full article with fantastic images here: http://ow.ly/UFwGc The Gray Wave. The Silver Tsunami. The Agequake. Aging…
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Myofascial Pain

Myofascial Pain- By Amy Mathews Amos My symptoms started in January 2008, with deep pain in my bladder and the sense that I had to urinate constantly. I was given a diagnosis of interstitial cystitis, a chronic bladder condition with no known…
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Osteoarthritis

Physical Therapist's Guide to Osteoarthritis "Arthritis" is a term used to describe inflammation of the joints. Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis and usually is caused by the deterioration of a joint. Typically, the…
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The pain drain: Learn more about Pain

Physical Therapist's Guide to Pain The International Association for the Study of Pain has defined pain as "an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage, or described in terms of such damage."…
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Bike Fit 101

Bike Fit Tips for Healthy Cycling Bicycle-related pain and injuries are commonly associated with poor bike fit. If you have pain related specifically to cycling, you might have a bike fit problem. Bike Fit Basics •Keep a controlled but…
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9 Tips to help you Age Well

We can't stop time. Or can we? The right type and amount of physical activity can help stave off many age-related health problems. Physiotherapists, who are movement experts, prescribe physical activity that can help you overcome pain, gain…
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Prevent Running Injuries with Physiotherapy

Whether you’re training for your first marathon or your thirty-first – or somewhere in between –  it may be time to incorporate a physiotherapist into your fitness plan. Perhaps you thought that Physiotherapists were necessary only after…
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3 Common Running and Walking Injuries

Going for a jog is one of the more pleasurable ways to exercise, especially if you live close to a beautiful path that caters to a nice run. Running is one of the more popular exercises partially because of the beneficial effects that this activity…
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Knee Pain: A few thoughts

The knee joint is a very intricate and sensitive area. WebMD details the many components of this joint: “The knee joins the thigh bone (femur) to the shin bone (tibia). The smaller bone that runs alongside the tibia (fibula) and the kneecap…
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So you have a Sports Injury? What you need to know.

What we know about tissue healing from Sports Injuries. The absence of pain does not mean an injury has fully healed.  In some injuries, repair tissue matures as slow as 1% to 2% a week. During this time, as repair tissue matures and remodels,…