Frozen Shoulder: How can Physical Therapy Help Loosen the Joint?
Are you dealing with a pain in your shoulder during the day and at night? Are you noticing stiffness and decreased motion in your shoulder, making it difficult to perform your daily tasks? There is a chance you may have Adhesive Capsulitis, also known as Frozen Shoulder. Adhesive capsulitis commonly affects women more than men and it usually occurs between the ages of 40-70 years old. There is no known cause why people develop frozen shoulder, but studies show that those with diabetes, stroke, or Parkinson’s may be at a higher risk. It also tends to develop in those that have had an injury to the shoulder, or during periods of immobilization. The shoulder is a ball-and-socket joint. It is made up of three bones, the humerus, scapula (shoulder), and clavicle (collar bone)…
Sassy Water: A Flat Belly Diet Staple
You've probably heard that you need about eight glasses of water a day for adequate hydration. Drinking water and even eating "watery" foods like melon, greens, and other fruits and vegetables has enormous health benefits, including warding off fatigue. But perhaps the most important belly benefit of proper hydration is how it helps maintain your body's proper fluid balance and guard against water retention. It also helps prevent constipation, which can cause bloating.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
Restaurant customer expresses gratitude with a $2,000 tip
A regular customer at a Washington, D.C. restaurant ate an order of gumbo and fried chicken — then left a $2,000 tip.
What Could Be Causing Your Neck and Shoulder Pain?
Causes of neck and shoulder pain can be often related. Find out what neck problems show up in the shoulder area, and vice versa.
C-Sections: How Physical Therapy Can Help
After having a cesarean birth, recovery is essential. A physical therapist trained in surgery recovery can help you heal.
Tips on How to Fix Fatigue
Fatigue can be defined as a general feeling of wariness, lack of energy, fatigue or exhaustion. It is a common complaint, not only amongst old and middle aged people, but for youngsters too. There are many causes of fatigue, and it could be as simple as putting energy into your daily life to become more active again. Let’s take a look at 5 ways that can help you effectively fix fatigue. Get moving We typically think that the best way to ward off fatigue is with a nap. Wrong! Lying in bed all day can make you feel sluggish and ill. You may also feel depressed and fuzzy, cranky and aching. This is because excess-rest brings about the opposite of what we want. Instead, physical exercise is what you need. If you don’t…
How Early Physical Therapy Can Benefit You…
Created by a professional team of physical therapist, physicians, and a hospital administrator, the Rapid Access Protocol( RAP), allows patients to begin
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Why You Should Get Physical Therapy First
What does a physical therapist do, and how can they help you? Here's why you should get physical therapy first. 1. Feel better, sooner 2. Save money 3. Get b...