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Physical Therapy Treatment for Vertigo

Do you experience a spinning sensation when you move? When you stand up or move around abruptly, does it feel as if the room is tilting? Have you suffered a fall because you suddenly felt imbalanced? These continuous sensations of dizziness are often accompanied by symptoms related to motion sickness, including nausea and vomiting. If
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Do You Have a Whiplash Injury?

The Usual Culprit: Whiplash typically occurs in a car accident where you are hit from behind. The neck is then thrust back like the end of a whip, hence the name. In doing so the ligaments and muscles of the neck are stretched and injured, and the information that tells your brain where your head
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The Importance of Good Posture

Good posture is vitally important to keep our bones and joints in correct alignment so that our muscles are being used correctly. Ultimately, good posture will reduce strain through ligaments, joints and muscles and will thus help to minimize/ prevent pain. What are the Top 10 Posture Tips to Keep Our Bodies Happy? Pay close
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Video Analysis in Physical Therapy

Introduction Our Physical Therapists use video capture/playback to examine the movements that can cause injury. We can also compare and contrast healthy movement versus injured movement to guide the injured patient back to health. Slowing down an athlete’s movement can pinpoint areas that need rehabilitation or improper movement patterns that may evolve into other problems.
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Women’s Health – Dealing with Incontinence

Introduction Losing partial or total control of urine is not “just part of getting old” and is not normal. One in three women are affected by urinary incontinence and some women do not recognize it as a problem. Frequently women are hesitant to talk about this problem as they are often caring for others or
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Trigger Point Dry Needling: It’s Place in Physical Therapy

When 14 year old teenager Justin Skeesick couldn’t train and play baseball competitively because of an intense pain in his pitching shoulder, his parents turned to dry needling. He first had to overcome his fear of needles but his trust in his Dad saw him through. Justin’s Dad tried trigger point dry needling personally for
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