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Physical Therapy for Back Pain with Golfing

It’s that time of year. The sun is coming out, the grass is growing fast, and those sticks in the garage are calling your name. You got the perfect tee time at your favorite course on Saturday morning and it’s looking like a fine start to the season. Halfway through the round, you begin to…

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Headaches: The Case of Cervicogenic Headaches

Cervicogenic headaches are extremely common and treated daily in most physical therapy clinics. Many individuals we evaluate in clinic, whether they are being seen for their neck, back, or shoulders, reveal they also experience headaches. What they come to find out through education by their physical therapist, is that these two injuries/ailments are often related,…

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Top 10 Physical Therapy Myths – DEBUNKED

Physical Therapy may have some misleading misconceptions. Maybe it is something you heard, something you assumed, or even something you assumed you heard. Today we will address and DEBUNK the Top 10 Physical Therapy Myths, setting the record straight for good. MYTH #1: It’s going to hurt- A LOT. Have you ever heard the old…

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how is hand therapy different from physical therapy

How is Hand Therapy Different from Physical Therapy?

Physical Therapists and Certified Hand Therapists play a vital role in helping patients recover from accidents, injuries, and other health-related conditions. Both professional groups have extensive education and training in body mechanics and rehabilitation, giving patients the resources to manage a myriad of orthopedic injuries safely and effectively. Although there are many similarities, there are…

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COVID-19 Clinic Update: March 2021

We are OPEN and providing IN-PERSON VISITS at EVERY LOCATION! As COVID-19 continues to be a concern, SportsCare and Armworks remain committed to our patients and our promise to provide them with excellent rehabilitation care. To protect our patients and staff, we are taking every precaution necessary to maintain clean, comfortable, and safe facilities. We…

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S.T.A.Y. F.I.T. as a SENIOR CITIZEN

  TIRED of being unhealthy in retirement? Looking for ways to stay active in your golden years? Follow our acronym below for some ways SENIORS can S.T.A.Y. F.I.T. Swimming and Water Aerobics. Exercising in the water is a great low-impact activity and it is fun! Water exercise is gentle on the joints, helps build muscle…

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Wind Beneath My Wing(ed) Scapula: Scapular Winging and How to Fix It

  Hey, Pain Pals! Do me a favor… Raise your arms above your head like you are making a snow angel in the air, now bring them back down slowly. What did you feel? Were your shoulder muscles activating at different times throughout the motion in order to lift your arms higher and higher? On…

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Cameron’s Top Exercises Using Resistance Bands

Resistance bands have come a long way since their birth in the mid-19th century. I can only imagine some medical students messing around with surgical tubing to make slingshots then realizing their arms were starting to get sore from pulling on the band time and again. Up pops the imaginary light bulb and they start…

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Sciatica: The BACKstory

I’ve heard of the Sciatic Nerve, but what is it exactly? The sciatic nerve is the largest and longest nerve in the human body. Basically, its job is to connect the spinal cord to the skin and muscles in thighs, lower legs, and feet. It serves dual purposes, as both a motor nerve (transmits information…

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Deep Breath, You’ve Got This: The Importance of Breathing

We all know oxygen is essential, and, therefore, breathing is necessary for survival. Without adequate intake of oxygenated air, we experience mild symptoms such as dizziness and headaches, or serious symptoms leading to interference of heart and brain function. Breathing is normal and natural, and most of us never need to think twice about doing…

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