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Why Googling Solutions for Low Back Pain is Futile

Why Googling Solutions for Low Back Pain is Futile

by Lee H. Kole, PT You wouldn’t take your car into the shop and just tell them to “fix it” without letting them know what the issues or sounds were. You wouldn’t walk into a barber shop or hair salon and just say “cut it”. Why would you google random exercises for how to solve

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The Road to Recovery

The Road to Recovery

Ever had that nagging shoulder pain that won’t let you carry groceries easily? Or that lower pain that won’t allow you to carry your toddler? At BreakThrough, our physical therapy programs help you heal years of discomfort and pain while our sports performance and wellness programs help you achieve your goals and live the lifestyle

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What can Physical Therapy do for Shoulder Pain?

What can Physical Therapy do for Shoulder Pain?

Physical therapy aims to alleviate your shoulder pain symptoms that might have been caused by a number of different factors. Specifically, no matter what causes the pain, if the underlying condition is not duly treated, it could result in a life-long menace for the patient in the form of irreparable injuries and asymmetries which could...

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Pelvic Floor Dysfunction – Can Physical Therapy Help?

Pelvic Floor Dysfunction – Can Physical Therapy Help?

To realize the importance of PELVIC FLOOR PHYSICAL THERAPY, we first have to understand what is pelvic floor dysfunction, what are their symptoms, what causes this problem, how it is diagnosed and finally how PELVIC FLOOR PHYSICAL THERAPY can help to get rid of this. According to surveys, PELVIC FLOOR dysfunction is problem for millions...

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What is Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy?

Your pelvic floor is a series of 3 layers of muscles lining the base of your pelvis.  These muscles are in charge of bowel, bladder, and sexual function.  If they are not performing well, people can develop problems in any one, or even all, of these functions.  This can be very disruptive to your lifestyle,

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IMPORTANT PRE-SURGICAL QUESTIONS

IMPORTANT PRE-SURGICAL QUESTIONS

by Sahana Krishnamurthy, PT, MSPT As a physical therapist involved deeply in the care of post-operative patients, I strongly recommend patients to ask several questions to their surgeon. You’ll achieve the best results from a surgery if you and your surgeon communicate openly and work together to achieve realistic goals. An...

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SCIATICA AND PHYSICAL THERAPY

SCIATICA AND PHYSICAL THERAPY

by Lee H. Kole, PT Do you or someone you care about experience pain in your low back?  Do you have tingling, weakness or numbness in your legs or feet, especially along the back (posterior aspect)? Sciatica is a general term that is used to describe pain or other related symptoms associated with the largest

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THE TREATMENT OF HEADACHES WITH PHYSICAL THERAPY

by Matthew Maestas, PT, MPT  How Common Are Headaches? Headaches can be a true debilitating problem.  It is shown by the United States Center for Disease Control that headaches affect millions of people throughout the world every year.  In fact, it is reported that up to 47% of the population will be affected by headaches

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PHYSICAL THERAPY AND THORACIC OUTLET SYNDROME

by Kyle Sandoval, PT, DPT  What is Thoracic Outlet Syndrome? Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) refers to a condition involving the compression of nerves and blood vessels as they pass through a part of the body called the thoracic outlet. This area is bordered by the collar bone, side of the neck, shoulder blade and top

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