What Actually Is Bursitis? Your Questions Answered

Bursitis

I get this question a lot. Probably because it applies to every joint. I have recently been seeing quite a few clients suffering from bursitis, but very few actually know what a bursitis is. Now to understand a little about bursitis and why people get it you first need to know exactly what a bursae…

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What If Your Knee Pain is Caused by Your Ankles? And Back Pain From Your Hips…

Body Aches

Feel pain when you walk, get out of bed, exercise and go about your day? Something could be out of balance (and it’s probably not what you think!) At Preferred Physical Therapy we help people daily with lower back pain, neck pain, shoulder, and knee pain… and it’s safe to say that imbalances or asymmetries…

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Tips To Ease Aches & Protect Your Joints From Damage When It’s Cold

Cold Bones

It’s been cold the last couple of weeks here in Southwest. And because it’s been chilly out, we’ve had a lot more people than usual struggling with aches and pains in their joints call up their physical therapists for help. Have you been feeling the cold in your bones too? If you have, and you’ve…

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What Actually Is A Bursitis?

Bursitis

I have recently been seeing quite a few clients suffering from bursitis, but very few actually know what bursitis is.   Now to understand a little about bursitis and why people get it you first need to know exactly what a bursae is. A bursae is a fluid filled sac (think of them as tiny…

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What To Do To Keep Up With Exercise- Even If You’re Having Problems With Arthritic Hips And Knees

Cycling

One of the biggest health mistakes that people make during these cooler fall months is to think that walking or jogging is the only way to exercise while enjoying the fresh air. Yet, the health benefits of doing something like cycling are endless. Cycling regularly can help improve physical fitness, ease stress (due to the…

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Nagging Hip Pain? Here’s What To Do For Your Bursitis:

Bursitis

Now that Spring has officially begun and it’s getting warmer and warmer here in Arizona, more people are going outside to do their favorite activities. Whether it’s gardening, jogging, tennis or golf, I’m seeing more people out and about enjoying the wonderful weather that Arizona has to offer. But, as I’m seeing more and more…

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Piriformis Syndrome: A pain in the butt! (And hip and leg)

Piriformis Muscle

Take a second to think about your favorite activity. You’ve done it for years, either recreationally or professionally. Lately the unrelenting pain in your hip has made it difficult to go on, so you end up switching things up-singles tennis to doubles, or from full court basketball to half court. Pretty soon, the pain grows…

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Experiencing Hip Pain? Here’s what’s causing it:

Hip Pain

This week, I’m focusing in on a common problem that we treat here at Preferred Physical Therapy: Hip Pain! When a patient describes their hip pain as either: pain radiating down the front of the leg, pain in front of the hip joint or pain along the underwear line, this is considered a primary hip…

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