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Relieving Arthritis Pain

The definition of arthritis is joint inflammation, however the term has acquired a wider meaning. Arthritis is now used as a generic term for osteoarthritis and other conditions that affect joints.

Sep 20th, 2019
Relieving hip, knee and leg pain

Your hips and knees are your largest joints, supporting your body’s weight. They work in close coordination, giving us the mobility we need. Between arthritis, injuries, and age, however, pain can flare-up.

Sep 20th, 2019
Stand up to Sciatica!

If you’ve experienced back pain, and even leg pain, you might have a deeper issue. Your minor aches and pinched nerves could be symptomatic of deeper issues. You might be facing sciatica. While “sciatica” may sound serious, it’s entirely curable.

Sep 20th, 2019
Overcome your back pain!

As one of the most common physical complaints, over 80 percent of the U.S. population will suffer from back pain at some point in their lifetime.

Sep 20th, 2019
Deep Tissue Laser Therapy

Deep Tissue Laser Therapy is a non-invasive, safe, and effective treatment modality that helps relieve pain, reduce inflammation, and promote healing and soft tissue repair through photo-bio-stimulation.

Sep 19th, 2019
Basic changes to help manage my blood pressure

Hypertension has been shown to be a major health concern in the middle age as well as the older adult population. It is a symptomless “silent killer” that quietly damages blood vessels and leads to serious health problems.

Sep 19th, 2019
Low Back Pain Treatment

If you suffer from low back pain that lasts longer than a couple of weeks, your doctor will probably refer you to a physical therapist.

Sep 19th, 2019
Reddy Care’s In-Home Balance Program

Our In-Home physical therapy program provides an excellent opportunity for individuals who are prone to falls or have sustained a fall to work on improving their balance and have a personalized approach to help improve their overall physical activity.

Sep 18th, 2019
Reddy Care’s Virtual Reality Balance Training!

With a video screen mounted at eye level, therapists and patients have an amazing communication tool at their fingertips! Concepts like posture and shifting your center of gravity were once thought to be difficult to explain and teach, are now practical!

Sep 18th, 2019
What's Causing Your Knee Pain?

The knee is a complex joint, in the United States, knee pain is responsible for about 1/3 of all doctor’s visits for muscle and bone pain. Some of the most common reasons for knee pain are swollen or torn ligaments, meniscus (cartilage) tears, and runner’s

Sep 18th, 2019
How to Improve Your Balance as You Age

As we age, our balance declines if it isn’t practiced and this can result in falls. Every year more than one in three people age 65 years or older fall, and the risk increases with age. A simple fall can cause a serious fracture of the hip, pelvis, spine,

Sep 13th, 2019
What You Need To Know About Spinal Stenosis Pain

Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the spaces within your spine, which can put pressure on the nerves that travel through the spine. Spinal stenosis occurs most often in the lower back and the neck.

Aug 28th, 2019
How Do I Manage My Knee Meniscus Pain?

The meniscus is a piece of cartilage that provides a cushion between your femur (thighbone) and tibia (shinbone). There are two menisci in each knee joint.

Aug 28th, 2019
How Do I Prevent Falls When Outdoors?

Each year about one-third of all people over the age of 65 will fall. Many of these falls result in broken bones. Some common causes of falls include outdoor and indoor hazards as well as certain lifestyle behaviors.

Aug 28th, 2019
Arthritis In Your Hands? These Tips Can Help!

Do your fingers hurt when you try to open a jar? Hand osteoarthritis could be to blame. If you have this condition, pain and stiffness in your joints can make some basic tasks a whole lot harder.

Aug 28th, 2019
Have Some Of These Symptoms? You Might Have Sciatica!

Sciatica refers to pain that radiates along the path of the sciatic nerve, which branches from your lower back through your hips and buttocks and down each leg. Typically, sciatica affects only one side of your body.

Aug 28th, 2019
Benefits of Exercise for People Living with Dementia

Exercise is an excellent, non-drug way to improve your well-being and reduce challenging behaviors in people living with dementia. The important thing is to find exercises that are enjoyable and safe for their ability level.

Jul 25th, 2019
Do I Have Text Neck Syndrome?

Text neck is a modern age term coined to describe repeated stress injury and pain in the neck resulting from excessive watching or texting on handheld devices over a sustained period of time.

Jul 25th, 2019
6 Easy Ways to Improve Your Physical Health

Do you experience tired, sore, or achy muscles throughout the day? Are you recovering from an injury or surgical procedure? Do you have a condition that brings pain to your bones or joints?

Jul 25th, 2019
Living with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a disorder characterized by extreme fatigue or tiredness that doesn’t go away with rest and can’t be explained by an underlying medical condition.

Jul 25th, 2019
How can I manage my Achilles pain?

Pain in the Achilles tendon is a condition which occurs when the large tendon that runs down the back of your lower leg becomes irritated and inflamed. 

May 29th, 2019
Tips for managing plantar fasciitis

The plantar fascia is a broad, flat ligament that travels from the base of the heel bone to the ball of the foot, and its purpose is to help support the longitudinal arch of the foot.

May 22nd, 2019
Low Back Pain

Low back pain is one of the most common conditions prevalent in the general population.

May 15th, 2019
Healthy Tips for Preventing Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease characterized by a decrease in bone density (mass and quality). It is a disorder in which bones become increasingly porous and brittle leading to increased risk of fracture.

Apr 23rd, 2019
Simple Tips for Preventing Low Back Pain

Low back pain is a common cause of disability and handicap in the world today and it is documented that about 80 percent of Americans suffer from low back pain in their lifetime.

Apr 16th, 2019
How Physical Therapy Helps Manage Knee Osteoarthritis

Arthritis simply put is inflammation of one or more of your joints. Common signs and symptoms include morning pain and stiffness, which gets better with walking, decreased range of motion, and pain while carrying basic activities.  

Apr 15th, 2019
Managing an Osteoarthritic Hip

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease which is caused as a result of cartilage breakdown around the articulating surfaces of bone.

Apr 12th, 2019
7 Secrets Toward Motivating Yourself to be Active

For many of us, staying in shape can turn into an “all-or-nothing” attitude. Maybe we had a long day at work, or maybe we have to drive our kids to their extracurricular activities, or maybe it’s dark and cold and we simply don’t want to put in the effort.

Mar 20th, 2019