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IMS/ Intramuscular Stimulation/ Dry Needling

IMS/ Intramuscular Stimulation/Dry needling Whether recovering from an injury or dealing with everyday aches, tight muscles can be a pain in the neck. Functional dry needling is a new therapeutic treatment that stimulates twitches to provide…
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Neck Pain: More women suffer than men. Why?

More women than men suffer from neck pain. Why? Women are 1.38 times more likely than men to report neck pain due to cervical degenerative disc disease, according to a study of adult patients treated at Loyola Medicine's Pain Management Center. The…
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Back Pain: Immediate Physio reduces recurrence

Immediate treatment by a physiotherapist, bypassing a waiting list, can reduce problems with recurring low back pain, reveals a thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Many people suffer with low back pain, and most get better. However,…
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Avoid awkward positions, prevent Back Pain

New research reveals the physical and psychosocial factors that significantly increase the risk of low back pain onset. In fact results published in Arthritis Care & Research, a journal of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), show…
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Exercise and education prevent Back Pain

A review of medical literature suggests that exercise, alone or in combination with education, may reduce the risk of low back pain, according to an article published online by JAMA Internal Medicine. Daniel Steffens, Ph.D., of the University…
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Sports Injuries 101: Stay Pain free

Handout on Health: Sports Injuries This publication is for athletes at all ages and levels, for people who exercise, as well as for health care professionals, coaches, and others who want to find out more about sports injuries. This publication…
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Physio for Cycling Injuries

Cycling regularly brings enormous and varied benefits for your health at all ages, whether riding for recreation, as a serious competitor, or racing to win the Tour de France. And physiotherapists can use their knowledge and expertise to provide…
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Revolutionizing Back Pain Treatments

Revolutionising back pain treatments: an interview with Dr Kieran O’Sullivan Interview conducted by April Cashin-Garbutt, BA Hons (Cantab) Source: http://www.news-medical.net/news/20141214/Revolutionising-back-pain-treatments-an-interview-with-Dr-Kieran-Oe28099Sullivan.aspx Dr.…
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Feel younger with Strength Training!

Strength training isn't just for bodybuilders and marathoners. It's for anyone who wants to feel healthier, more energetic and, yes, younger. By K. Aleisha Fetters Jan. 29, 2016, at 11:15 a.m. Source: http://health.usnews.com/health-news/health-wellness/articles/2016-01-29/8-best-equipment-free-strength-exercises-for-older-adults?int=a57b09 "Strength…
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4 Tips to complete your exercises :)

Finding time to do physical therapy exercises can be difficult, but patients can typically squeeze in a few moments before bed or while watching TV. By Anna Medaris Miller Source: http://health.usnews.com/health-news/patient-advice/articles/2015/08/31/4-ways-to-stick-to-your-physical-therapy-homework Aug.…