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Top 5 Stretches for Upper Back Pain

Upper back pain can often be alleviated by simple stretching exercises. Here are five to try before visiting an orthopedic specialist. If you sit at a desk all day or are constantly peering down at your smartphone, you may suffer from upper back pain. This pain often radiates along your shoulders and neck and even […]

knee wobbling

What to Do If Your Knee Gives Out When Walking

Is a wobbly knee preventing you from walking comfortably? Here’s how you can get relief.

Common Causes of Hip Pain

Why Does My Hip Hurt? How to Identify Common Causes of Hip Pain

An aching hip is a common orthopedic problem, and it could be due to one of these four conditions.  As orthopedic specialists, we frequently see patients complaining of hip pain, which isn’t surprising considering how often we use our hips to walk, climb stairs, and exercise.  Hips are ball and socket joints in which a […]

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Why Do My Knees Hurt When I Squat?

If you experience pain when you bend your knees, it could be due to one of these three conditions.  Your knee is an incredibly complex and resilient joint. Yet because it bears the lion’s share of your weight with each step, it is especially vulnerable to wear and tear. If your knees are damaged, the […]

signs you need interventional pain management

4 Signs You Could Benefit from Interventional Pain Management

If you’re suffering from chronic back pain, interventional pain management could help you find relief.

So Your Doctor Recommended Physical Therapy

So Your Doctor Recommended Physical Therapy — What Happens Next?

So your orthopedist has prescribed physical therapy to heal your injury. Now what?

sports injuries

Which Sports Have the Most Injuries? Here’s How Athletes Can Stay Safe

Competitive sports are a great way to stay in shape. But it’s important to take the proper precautions in order to avoid injury.

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avoid surgery rotator cuff tear

Can You Avoid Rotator Cuff Surgery?

A rotator cuff tear can be painful, but in most cases, the injury can be treated with non-surgical methods.

golfer's elbow

How to Prevent Golfer’s Elbow This Spring

Don’t let elbow pain keep you from enjoying a day at the golf course.

unexpected benefits of PT

The Unexpected Benefits of Physical Therapy

Physical therapy isn’t only for post-injury rehab — it can also help you boost flexibility and avoid injury in the first place.

carpal tunnel vs. cubital tunnel

What’s the Difference Between Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Cubital Tunnel Syndrome?

Carpal tunnel syndrome and cubital tunnel syndrome share similar symptoms, but they are distinct conditions affecting different nerves in the elbow and wrist.

how to treat shoulder arthritis

How to Treat Shoulder Arthritis

Our shoulders get a lot of use throughout the day, and are susceptible to painful arthritis. Here’s how to treat the condition.

meniscus tear exercises

Try These 5 Meniscus Tear Exercises to Avoid Surgery

Physical therapy is often the recommended method to heal a ruptured meniscus in the knee. In fact, patients generally find relief within weeks.

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6 Signs You Should See a Doctor for Your Sports Injury

Some soreness after a workout is normal. But if pain is severe or persists for several days, it’s time to see a doctor.

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