3 Types of Injuries Physical Therapy Treats

Physical therapy can be very beneficial when you’re suffering from any injury. Physical therapy can help someone to regain strength, improve mobility and range of motion. Why Would I Go To Physical Therapy For An Injury? Wherever you are experiencing pain, physical therapy can help improve that area’s range of motion and strength. Physical therapy…

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Why is Shoulder Stability Important?

Shoulder Stability

Why the shoulder blades are crucial for stability in our shoulder and how the rotator cuff helps. What Is Shoulder Stability? Often when talking about stability in your shoulder people mention the rotator cuff. The rotator cuff is a series of 4 muscles and does play a big part when it comes to stability. However,…

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Voted “3 Best Physical Therapist In Glendale, Az”

Best PT

I never had a goal to be rated one of the best physical therapists in Glendale Arizona. I have always found the criterion and standards to be voted “the Best” of anything to be narrow scope. Everyone has their own criteria. It was my goal to be one of the most compassionate. Again, I’m not…

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Tight Shoulder? This May Be The Cause

Shoulder Pain

This is one of the most common injuries we see here in my clinic. The shoulder has the greatest movements of all the joints in the body and the rotator cuff is a set of muscles that supports these movements. There are only 3 ligaments in the shoulder that allow this high range of movement.…

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How Physical Activities Impact Your Brain Function

Brain Function

We have all heard the recommendation of 150 minutes of moderate physical activity per week, based on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Some of us may reach that two and a half hours worth throughout the week. While some of us struggle to get that time in. No matter where you fall…

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Shoulder Pain: 3 Things That Surprisingly DON’T Help Ease It

Shoulder Pain

Are you currently suffering from shoulder pain? It’s one of the greatest mysteries of being 50+: the sudden onset of shoulder pain and stiffness that often creeps up on people with no warning and no explanation. Sometimes it just happens. I’ve had a number of patients come to see me and say things like… “I…

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What are the Signs Of Bursitis?

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 bursitis is. Now to understand a little about bursitis and why people get it you first need to know exactly what a bursa is.…

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Can Vestibular Dysfunction Be Cured?

Vertigo

Today’s topic is something that surprises a lot of people that physical therapists treat and that is vertigo. I have seen hundreds of vertigo patients over the years in my practice, and without a shadow of a doubt, 99 out of 100 will say something to the effect of, “I don’t know why I’m here…

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What Actually Is 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 bursa is. A bursa is a fluid-filled sac (think of them as tiny cushions),…

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Why does my ankle Pain Keep coming back?

Foot and Ankle Pain

Here’s my latest post on why your ankle pain keeps coming back and how to ease it The Achilles tendon sits at the back of your heel and is also the thickest tendon in your body. A lot of the time if someone asks about ankle pain, it tends to be related to this tendon.…

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