Relieve Hip and Knee Pain For Good with Physical Therapy!

April 20th, 2019

Both the hips and knees are areas in the body where several muscles, tendons, and joints are joined together to help you achieve complex movement. If there is damage and subsequent pain in these areas, it can be difficult to perform daily activities. There are several specific ways that physical therapy can help relieve hip

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The Great Heat versus Ice Debate

December 1st, 2018

by Karen McDonald, PT, MDT Heat and ice are used frequently to relieve pain for a variety of musculoskeletal conditions. Heat produces many desirable benefits including an increase in local blood flow, an analgesic effect on pain nerve endings, and a relaxation of muscles around a given joint. Heating pads, hot showers, and warm tubs/whirlpools

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Exercise Helps Breast Cancer Patients

December 1st, 2018

by Karen McDonald, PT, MDT Not counting some types of skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in the U.S., regardless of race or ethnicity. According to the Center of Disease Control, 210,203 women were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2008. The good news is that improvements in detection are helping

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