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Poor Posture and Neck Pain – Is there a Connection?

Absolutely, there’s a connection! It’s a common misconception that neck pain has to be caused by either sleeping in a position not even suited for a contortionist …or trauma, such as whiplash. Actually, neck pain due to trauma is not nearly as common as it being the result of poor posture. If you have consistent […]

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3 Types of Exercise to Help with Rotator Cuff Tendonitis

Rotator cuff tendonitis is a condition when there is inflammation within the group of muscles and tendons in the shoulder. There are 4 groups of tendons that form over the humeral head, which work together with the deltoid muscle, and help to control the rotation and elevation of your arm. People who do repetitive overhead […]

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Stabilizing an Unstable Ankle through Exercise

Most everyone who exercises, participates in sports, or walks anywhere, has experienced an ankle injury, even if it’s a simple sprain. And, if you have experienced a simple sprain, you know it’s really not that simple. It’s a common area of the body to injure because the ankle joint is used just about any time […]

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3 Forms of Exercises to Help with Painful Patellar Tendonitis

Often referred to as “jumper’s knee”, patellar tendonitis is a painful condition involving a damaged tendon connecting the patella (knee cap) to the shin bone. Like other tendons, the patella tendon consists of strong bands which are girdled by vascular tissue lining and delivers necessary nutrition to the tendon. Patellar tendonitis occurs when the tendon […]

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Exercising for Degenerative Disc Disease Relief

People who suffer with degenerative disc disease find that their daily activities can be quite limiting. It’s normal for a body’s intervertebral discs to degenerate naturally, which goes hand in hand with losing the flexibility within the spine they had at one time. It also increases a person’s risk to future injury. However, for those […]

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Exercises to Help Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis

Many people suffer with osteoarthritis of the knee, or OA as it’s commonly referred to in the medical field. In fact, it is one of the most prevalent causes of disability for aging generations. Knee osteoarthritis is a painful condition that negatively impacts the knee, often as a result of previous trauma, either through injury […]

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Effective Exercises to Help with Tennis Elbow

Perhaps you have just been to the doctor and were a little confused when they diagnosed you with tennis elbow, when you haven’t played the sport in a long time. The name of the condition can certainly throw you off if you haven’t lifted a tennis racquet in quite a while, or ever. However, tennis […]

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Exercises to Help Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis

Many people suffer with osteoarthritis of the knee, or OA as it’s commonly referred to in the medical field. In fact, it is one of the most prevalent causes of disability for aging generations. Knee osteoarthritis is a painful condition that negatively impacts the knee, often as a result of previous trauma, either through injury […]

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Helpful Exercises for Patients with Scoliosis

While scoliosis affects a relatively small percentage of the population, it tends to be a significant problem for those who suffer with it. About 2% of the US population will be diagnosed with it at some point, but it’s more common in younger girls. However, boys and adults are not immune to it either. What […]

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Benefits of Utilizing an Exercise Ball for Core Strength

If you spend any time in a gym or have been in physical therapy, you might have noticed…or perhaps even used a large plastic exercise ball. While it might look like an object meant for play, it is not. Exercise balls are playing a significant role in workouts and therapy routines. In addition to many […]

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