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Physical Therapy - A Vital Role to Your Overall Health & Mobility 2

Physical Therapy – A Vital Role to Your Overall Health & Mobility

Proper Training   Physical therapists work with people who have sustained injuries to muscles, nerves or joints, suffered strokes or heart attacks, or undergone neuromuscular or joint surgery. In addition, they help people prevent injury and loss of mobility. People commonly utilizing physical therapy include those with low back and neck p

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Preparing for the Fall Sports Season 1

Preparing for the Fall Sports Season

Although we’re deep into the summer months, fall sports season is just around the corner!  If you’re an athlete, or the parent of a young athlete, we’re here to bring you some practical tips about safely gearing up for fall sports. OMPT Specialists suggests proper conditioning above all else. The best thing you can do is keep up yo

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Stretches and Exercises for People with Arthritis 2

Stretches and Exercises for People with Arthritis

Article written by: Alfonse F. Neumann III BS, MSA, ACSM, CSCSAs you age, the risk of developing arthritis increases especially if you do not exercise regularly or at least maintain an active lifestyle. What happens is that the cartilage in your joints wears down, and then your joints hurt and feel tender and stiff. The stiffness and pain associate

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Certain Foods That Can Affect Your Pain Level 4

Certain Foods That Can Affect Your Pain Level

Here Are Some Foods You May Want to Avoid if You're a Chronic Pain Patient     Chronic pain is a pervasive issue and fibromyalgia is a very common form. It is a chronic condition whose symptoms include muscle and tissue pain, fatigue, depression, and sleep disturbances. Recent data suggests that central sensitization, in whi

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Managing the Mental Affects of Chronic Pain

Pain does not just affect the body.     It also affects how people feel emotionally. People can experience many losses because of pain, for example jobs, finances and home life, which sometimes leads to loss of confidence and low self-esteem. Thought patterns can become negative, low and full of frustration. Pain can take over,

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