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Sciatica in Pregnancy: Symptoms and Solutions

Sciatica in Pregnancy: Symptoms and Solutions

by Ashley Staehling, PT, DPT Pregnancy imposes a heavy toll on the body. Your body adjusts with increasing weight leading to aches and pains in different muscles and tissue. Most women experience low back pain in pregnancy due to sciatic nerve pain. This condition is commonly known as sciatica and...

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Five Exercises to Relieve Neck Pain

Five Exercises to Relieve Neck Pain

By Emily Saleski, MS, LAT, ATC From exercising to painful office injuries, neck pain can be easy to develop and difficult to relieve. Although rest, ice, heat pads, and massages may help relieve minor pains and aches, recent studies have found that some simple strength training exercises can do...

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5 Exercises To Improve Posterior Chain Strength

5 Exercises To Improve Posterior Chain Strength

by Taryn Norwood CPT, CNC, NASM-SFC FAST East Scottsdale The posterior chain may not be as glamorous as your biceps or pecs, but these muscles make up a key muscle group for strengthening and training. To establish an optimal fitness and exercise regimen, it is essential to understand how to...

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7 Best Posture Practices for Sitting at a Desk All Day

7 Best Posture Practices for Sitting at a Desk All Day

By Riley Mathis, PTA | Paradise Valley Location At Foothills Sports Medicine, we see our fair share of spine problems. Sitting all day in front of your computer and electronic devices can take a toll on your body over time. Modern-day desk jobs may not be conducive to perfect posture, but that is...

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