All About Shoulder Dislocation

A shoulder dislocation can be a very painful injury, and it requires immediate medical attention and follow-up care. If you suspect that you may have a shoulder dislocation, this guide will help you understand the symptoms and what to expect in terms of treatment and recovery.

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Four Key Stretches to Treat Your Sports Hernia
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Four Key Stretches to Treat Your Sports Hernia

One very common ailment in the realm of sports injuries is the sports hernia. With the help of sports physical therapy treatments including spinal and orthopedic rehabilitation, you will be able to alleviate your pain and properly treat a sports hernia.

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What is Stem Cell Therapy?

For the longest time now, stem cells have been used for their therapeutic benefits, especially when it comes to treating orthopedic injuries and arthritis. This is because stem cells are able to stimulate the growth of various tissues in the body by repairing the worn out parts and aiding in the regeneration of the old ones. Since stem cells can self-renew unlimited, they are trusted to treat varying conditions by developing pro genies that are replicates of the original cells of healthy tissues.

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All About Degenerative Disc Disease

Degenerative disc disease occurs when changes to the spinal discs that are part of the normal aging process cause pain. The condition typically affects patients who are otherwise in good health, and it can develop as early as the 30s or 40s. While this ailment is considered to be a chronic disease, treatment can help significantly with symptom management.

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Breathe in…Breathe out… Part II

Breathing While Exercising Part II- Breathing While Running

By Afriqiyah Woods, PT

During aerobic activity breathing seems somewhat involuntary.  It is important to use your lungs as much as possible during aerobic activity due to the high demand of oxygen.  A diaphragmatic (or belly breathing) technique should be followed without letting the chest rise or fall.  Diaphragmatic breathing allows for your muscles to receive oxygen during intense moments of exercise.  On a daily average, depending on the activity, a person breathes 17,000- 50,000 times.   


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