During breast cancer treatment, it’s common to wrestle with fatigue. Get some advice from a physical therapist who works with breast cancer patients each day.
Find out some (possibly thought-provoking) reasons why you might want to see a physical therapist.
Dry needling for acute or chronic pain targets trigger points that develop within stressed muscles. The needle can stimulate them to release so that the muscle can return to normal mobility with less pain.
Incorporate these neck stretches and this advice from a physical therapist to prevent your neck from getting tight or stiff.
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Not so long ago, patients needing a total hip or knee replacement would be away from home anywhere from a week to 10 days – or even longer. Not any more.
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Contributor: Scott Euype, PT, DPT, MHS, OCS, Cleveland Clinic Rehabilitation & Sports Therapy Do you need physical or occupational therapy? Choosing where to have physical or occupational therapy after surgery or an injury is an important part of your recovery. People typically come for therapy several times a week so be sure to choose a … Read More
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If you have pain radiating down your leg, you may need treatment that ranges from anti-inflammatories to physical therapy to injections to surgery. Here’s what you need to know.