Category: pain relief

Jan25th 2021

Osteoporosis: A Physical Therapy Perspective

Osteoporosis, a disease which causes gradual bone loss, affects as many as 15 to 20 million people in the United States and half of all American women over the age of 45.  It has been well documented that this occurrence of reduced bone mass leads to osteoporotic fractures. Many people think osteoporosis is only a

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Jan15th 2021

Differences in Hip Strength, Motion and Muscle activity in patients with and without Patella-Femoral Pain

The diagnosis of Patella-Femoral Pain (PFP) is one of the most common and frustrating orthopaedic conditions seen clinically. Significant research has been directed at identifying the root cause of PFP. Recent research suggests that proximal joint mechanics contributes to abnormal stress and strain to the patella femoral joint. This research suggests that excessive hip internal

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Dec30th 2020

Chronic Pain Or Dysfunction And What To Do About It

Chronicity may be defined as a problem (loss of function, pain, etc.) that has continued much longer than the tissue damage from the injury has. In medical circles the problem or pain is typically lasting longer than 6 months. Ligmanents, Tendons, and Intervertebral Discs are poorly vascularized and may take a substantial time to heal

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