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Why Does My Back Spasm?

Does your back stiffen up and ache frequently? It could be due to back spasms. Learn what they are and how to treat them. 

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Choose the Right Hiking Boots to Support Your Feet and Ankles

Getting ready for a hike? Make sure you have the right shoes to support your feet and ankles.

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How to Manage Back Pain During Pregnancy

A sore back often comes along with pregnancy. Here’s how to get relief.

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Understanding the Different Types of Bone Fractures

Not all bone fractures are the same. Discover the different types of fractures to determine the right treatment program for you.

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An Orthopedic Specialist’s Guide to Protecting Your Back When Lifting or Carrying Heavy Objects

Lifting something heavy can cause serious back pain if you don’t do it properly. Here are some tips on how to protect your back.

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Why Rest Days Are Important

It’s important to incorporate rest days into your workout program. Here’s why.

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Preventing Orthopedic Injuries From Rock Climbing or Bouldering

Rock climbing is a fun, full-body workout, but it’s important to protect yourself from common orthopedic injuries associated with the sport.

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What to Do If You Wake Up in Pain

Feeling achy and stiff in the morning? Try these seven techniques to ease into the day.

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Get Relief for Hip Pain at Any Age

Arthritis isn’t the only cause of hip pain. Find out which condition may be causing your discomfort — and how to treat it.

How Physical Therapy Can Help Replace Pain Medication

How Physical Therapy Can Help Replace Pain Medication

Pain medication is only meant as a temporary solution for orthopedic pain. For successful long-term relief, physical therapy can help. Orthopedic pain can be intense, chronic, and debilitating. That’s why in many cases, the first line of treatment is a pain medication prescribed to help you participate in your normal daily activities. Yet opioid pain […]

Goals for Your PT Program

A Guide to Setting Effective Goals for Your PT Program

When starting a physical therapy program, it’s helpful to set achievable goals to keep you motivated and mark your progress.

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How to Manage Arthritis Pain Without Surgery

Many types of arthritis can be managed effectively without surgery. Try these six at-home methods first.

How to prevent common gym injuries

Ready to Head Back to the Gym? Here’s How to Prevent Common Injuries

With COVID numbers going down and vaccination numbers rising, you may feel ready to head back to the gym. Here’s how to stay safe while getting back into your workout routine.

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Your Guide to Injury-Free Hiking

Before you take off on the trail, follow these precautions to protect yourself from injury.

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How to Reduce Joint Inflammation

Pain and swelling due to joint inflammation can often be remedied with at-home treatments and lifestyle adjustments.

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