Handheld massagers put relief from sore muscles in the palm of your hand. Here’s when to use them and how they work.
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.
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Incorporate these neck stretches and this advice from a physical therapist to prevent your neck from getting tight or stiff.
Spinal stenosis, or narrowing of the spine, will affect an estimated 2.4 million Americans by 2021. It’s a common cause of back pain in people over 50 and is often treated with surgery. However, a new study shows that physical therapy may be just as effective at relieving symptoms and returning mobile function. Treatments for … Read More
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.
If you’re considering a nerve block for severe pain, your doctor can help you figure out what’s best for you. But here are 4 things to keep in mind.
Finding the right rehabilitation facility can be challenging because there are many factors to consider, says Yana Shumyatcher, MD, a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation specialist at Cleveland Clinic Rehabilitation Hospital at Euclid Hospital. “Asking the right questions can help,” she says. Below, find ten questions to ask when choosing a rehab facility: 1. Does it … Read More