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Shoulder Joint Discomfort and Common Causes

Shoulder joint discomfort and pain can restrict you from doing simple ordinary everyday tasks such as washing your hair, reaching into cabinets, doing laundry or washing the dishes. Perhaps you are no longer able to throw a ball with your kids or participate in any sports because of shoulder joint discomfort or pain.  Common movements […]

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Strains in These Muscles, Means Trouble Bending Our Knees

The hamstrings play an important role in the lower body. They are responsible for helping us stand, walk, run, and jump. Hamstrings are often neglected and can result in an injury to them, such as strains. One of the most common hamstring injuries that we see in the clinic is the hamstring strain. What are […]

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Easy Ways to Stay Active as We Get Older

As we get older exercise remains a very important thing to keep up with not just for our physical health, but also for our well being.  I often hear or get asked about what exercises are appropriate to do because they are worried about pain or doing exercises that may worsen current comorbidities.  Here is […]

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What We Can do to Be Healthier, Stronger, and More Active!

Comprehensive Physical Therapy has a list of tips to help everyone grow healthier, stronger and more active — and we’re willing to bet these suggestions will provide at least a little motivation to put those stretchy pants to good use. Conquer the Pain By now you’ve probably heard the stats. Chronic pain can put a major cramp […]

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Neck Problem Leading to Pain Elsewhere

With the transition to working from home and with the start of distance learning, neck pain is a common problem we are seeing in our clinic. The change in desk set up, chairs or extended time sitting and working at a desk can be a major contributor to neck pain. Neck problems can vary in […]

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Why Pre- and Post-Op Physical Therapy is Important

Is surgery in the future for you to address your musculoskeletal issue? Has your doctor mentioned the need for physical therapy afterwards? Or even the benefit of physical therapy to prepare you for the surgery beforehand? Some people think that the surgery is going to be the quick fix of their knee pain or of their rotator cuff […]

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When The Weather Gets Cold, Don’t Forget To Warm Up!

Colder weather means some changes to how we exercise. Of course it’s harder to motivate yourself to get outside for a run or bike ride when the temperature drops, and the shorter days compress our schedules, but there are changes in your body that affect your ability to exercise too. For many people with arthritis […]

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What is Snapping Hip Syndrome?

What is Snapping Hip syndrome?  This condition is classified by a “snapping” sensation at the front or side of your hip joint, caused by a muscle or tendon moving over a bony structure of the joint. For some individuals this causes only the sensation of “snapping” without pain, but for others it can be painful […]

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Lower Back Problems: A Common Complaint

Lower back problems are one of the most common complaints we encounter in physical therapy. The majority of adults will experience back pain at some point in their lifetime. The back pain they experience may only last a short time or it could linger for months. Back pain affects men and women equally and can […]

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Structures in Our Hips Causing Pain

The hip joint is one of the most stable joints in the body, but unfortunately that does not keep this joint and region of the body from developing issues and producing pain. There are multiple structures in and around this joint that can produce pain in this area of the body: Labrum– the ring of […]

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