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Fibromyalgia and Me

November 12th, 2019

Do I have fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia can affect anyone; however, it is much more common for women to develop this condition than men. In fact, the National Institutes of Health states that between 80-90% of people diagnosed with fibromyalgia are women.   The average age of people diagnosed with fibromyalgia is 35-45, but it is possible

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Relieving Low Back, Hip, and Knee Arthritis Pain With In-Home Physical Therapy

October 11th, 2019

If you’re constantly facing lower back, hip, or knee pain, you might have arthritis. According to the Centers for Disease Control, roughly 54.4 million U.S. adults are diagnosed with some form of arthritis per year. As we age, the cartilage in our joints wears down, causing painful bone-on-bone rubbing, inflammation, stiffness, and pain. While there

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How Physical Therapy Can Help Patients With ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease)

September 18th, 2019

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive neurological disease that typically begins in the hands, feet, and extremities, then progress centrally. People may first discover that they have difficulty walking, and may trip or experience poor balance.  In addition, people may notice that they have weakness in their hands or legs, along with occasional muscle

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