Best Plantar Fasciitis Exercises & Stretches

Best Plantar Fasciitis Exercises & Stretches

If you experience intense pain in your heel when you first get up in the morning, or when you stand up and walk after a prolonged period of sitting, you may have plantar fasciitis. This is one of the most common foot conditions and often one of the most debilitating. Fortunately, it may not...

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How Better Posture Can Improve Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

How Better Posture Can Improve Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is the compression of the median nerve (which travels through the arm), caused by swelling as it passes through the carpal tunnel, a tight area in the wrist. This leads to symptoms such as numbness, pain, or tingling in the thumb, first finger, middle finger, and half of the...

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How Physical Therapy Can Help Seniors with Balance

How Physical Therapy Can Help Seniors with Balance

Why should senior citizens perform balance exercises? Consider this scenario: Mary is 76-years-old and lives alone in a single-level home. She recently had 2 near-falls but was able to steady herself. Her children provided her with a Life Alert and encouraged Mary to keep her cell phone on her at...

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