Physical Therapy

How to Avoid Back Surgery

Advanced Physical Therapy | January 10, 2017

According to the Washington Post, spinal fusion surgeries increased from 56,000 in 1994 to 465,000 in 2011. That is an 8 times increase in the rate of back surgery in 7 years! In Europe and other countries, back surgery rates…..

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Are You Breathing Correctly?

Advanced Physical Therapy | December 20, 2016

Do you have to deal with aches, pains, feeling stiff, headaches or just plain fatigue? Your breathing patterns may be to blame. We are all subjected to daily stresses that cause us subconsciously to change our breathing patterns. The normal…..

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Physical Therapy Just as Effective for Spinal Stenosis as Surgery

Advanced Physical Therapy | September 21, 2016

A new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine that followed 169 participants showed that physical therapy was just as effective for people suffering from spinal stenosis as surgery (1). In fact, the results point to what physical therapists…..

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Is Your Back or Neck Pain From a Herniated Disc?

Advanced Physical Therapy | September 23, 2015

If you feel radiating pain, numbness or tingling it is possible one or more of your nerves may be irritated by a bulging or herniated disc. The bones in your spine are called vertebrae and in-between the vertebrae are your…..

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Overcome Knee and Hip Pain

Advanced Physical Therapy | September 10, 2015

The knee joint is the second most complicated joint in the body and has to move in many directions. The knee and hip work in tandem allowing you to walk, run, squat and kneel. When either your hip, knee or…..

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