Physical Therapy for TMD/TMJ

Physical Therapy for TMD/TMJ

by Andy Moriarty, PT, MPT, MTC, CCTT, Old Town Scottsdale Do you suffer from pain on one or both sides of your jaw? Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMD, previously referred to as TMJ) is very common, and more than 10 million people in the United States suffer from this condition. What Is TMD?...

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10 Strengthening Exercises To Do Before Knee Surgery

10 Strengthening Exercises To Do Before Knee Surgery

By Melissa Miller, PTA at Foothills Downtown Phoenix Knee pain is a common issue, and most will experience it at some point in their lives. Many learn to live with this aggravating pain daily. However, if the pain grows so severe that daily activities become hard to perform, replacement surgery...

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The Dangers of a “Good Enough” Injury Recovery

The Dangers of a “Good Enough” Injury Recovery

  "Good enough" means you won't spend enough time to fully rehabilitate your injury. When it comes to physical mobility, are you prepared to settle for a good enough solution? That may work when you are making small decisions, like picking which size band-aid, but when it is your mobility...

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How I Beat My Low Back Pain

How I Beat My Low Back Pain

We've all been there. That nagging low back pain by your waistline burning into your upper buttock area. We go to bed at night with Advil, Aleve or Tylenol, we get an “ok” night's sleep and wake up the next morning hoping that the back pain is gone. The first move, a guarded roll to our side, no...

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9 Ways to Celebrate an Active Father's Day in Phoenix

9 Ways to Celebrate an Active Father's Day in Phoenix

Father's Day is Sunday, June 17, and while the tried and true tradition of grilling and relaxing at home is a great way to celebrate, our Arizona sports medicine practice recommends keeping the whole family healthy by getting active. Spend the day doing a fun family activity and after you can...

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