Will Diabetes Stop Me Getting Physical Therapy For Foot Pain?

Have you recently been diagnosed with Type II Diabetes? Are you worried that your diagnosis may affect your existing foot problems? Diabetes is a disease that can lead to poor circulation, which can then reduce blood flow to the feet. This problem in circulation often causes ulcers and decreased sensation in the feet, making you…

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Does Sciatica Cause Foot and Ankle Pain?

Sciatica is a painful condition that occurs as a result of compression of the sciatic nerve. Several different things can cause this compression. These include but are not limited to disc herniation, spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, fractures, or one of the most common causes is pregnancy – due to the additional weight of the baby. Sciatica…

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Can Physical Therapy Help Me Lose Weight? 

Well, the short answer to this question is there is no straightforward answer – it’s more complex than a simple yes or no. But the answer may surprise you, nevertheless. So, if you’re currently overweight and desperate to lose weight but suffering from joint pain, muscle weakness, reduced mobility, or a lack of balance and…

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How Long Is A Physical Therapy Session?

One of the most asked questions by patients considering Physical Therapy is, “How long does a physical therapy session take?” Physical Therapy is a specialized type of therapy to treat musculoskeletal pain, reduce stiffness and increase mobility. It helps decrease pain and restore function in your joints and muscles and can be used to improve…

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What Is A Doctor Of Physical Therapy?

This is a popular question. Many patients want to check what type of education and professional certification is required before booking an appointment with a Physical Therapist. They want confirmation that we’re fit to practice and know what we’re talking about. But most importantly, they want to know that we can help them get out…

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What To Wear For Physical Therapy

Are you confused about what to wear to physical therapy? It might seem like a silly question. I mean, you certainly don’t need to dress up for a physical therapy appointment. It’s not a fancy-dress party, and you won’t be turned away from the door if you’re not wearing a specific “having physiotherapy” uniform. Nor…

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How To Sleep With Back Pain

Is chronic back pain keeping you awake at night? We feel your pain. As if back pain wasn’t bad enough during the day, it morphs into a whole new beast after dark. During waking hours, you try to distract yourself from the pain, keeping busy – as they say. In most cases, combined with pain…

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Top Tips For Driving With Back Pain

Have you ever found yourself driving along, having started your journey completely devoid of discomfort, only for your trip to suddenly trigger a nauseating amount of pain? It’s not your vehicle that’s at fault. Nearly all modern cars are designed to provide sumptuous levels of refinement and comfort. It’s highly unlikely to be the road…

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Stretches That Help With Sciatica Pain Relief

Are you looking for ways to reduce the searing pain of Sciatica? Our patients tell us sciatic pain feels like someone has plugged you into the mains – with jolts of burning pain that feels like electric shocks. During a flare-up, they say even small and subtle movements cause excruciating pain. To those who have…

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Back Pain: Treatment And Diagnosis

Is back pain keeping you awake at night? Back pain can either be a low-level irritation or a serious medical issue, and it’s challenging to know the difference without a medical degree. If you have back pain right now and you’re unsure whether you need to seek medical attention, please read on. We’ve put together…

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