Getting Back In The Game: Physical Therapy After An Anterior Cruciate Knee Injury

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If you have suffered an anterior cruciate knee injury during a sporting event, you are not alone. With over 100,000 people suffering from a rupture or tear of this knee ligament every year, this is one of the most common traumatic knee injuries in the United States. Options for treating an ACL tear or rupture include physical therapy, surgery, strength training, rest and ice. If you believe you have torn your ACL, it’s important to have your condition assessed by a medical professional right away to avoid further damage to your knee joint.…

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Physical Therapy Can Help With The Pain Of Arthritis In Your Back

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If you have arthritis in your back, the chances are very good that it’s affecting many aspects of your life. While some days may be better than others, you probably deal with more pain and irritation than you are able to enjoy days where you feel great. If you have arthritis in your back, you may want to consider going to physical therapy. This article will explain some of the different ways physical therapy can help you to alleviate some of the pain.…

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What An Orthopedist Can Do For Your Neck Pain

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If you have ongoing neck pain, the professional to turn to is an orthopedist. Orthopedists are medically trained doctors who specialize in dealing with problems related to the skeletal system. Specifically, they look at the way that your bones interact with ligaments, tendons, joints and muscles throughout your body. When you have pain in your neck, the cause is often related to some malfunction in your neck’s skeletal/muscular components. Below is a look at what an orthopedist does to diagnose neck pain and then to treat it.…

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