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Auto-Immune Diseases & Physical Therapy

Auto-immune diseases are an illness in which the immune system of the body attacks the host. It is not an uncommon problem to have and there are many conditions that fall under this classification. A few common Auto-immune diseases you have probably heard of or know of someone having include:

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Endometriosis and Pelvic Physical Therapy

What is endometriosis?
The most common symptoms of endometriosis are painful periods, pain with intercourse, pain with bowel movements or urination, infertility, and/or diarrhea during periods. Endometriosis is a condition in which tissue that normally lines the inside of your uterus, the endometrium, grows outside your uterus. Read More …

Treating Shin Splints

Medial tibial stress syndrome, more commonly known as shin splints, is an injury that commonly occurs in athletes who run and jump. The pain associated with shin splints comes from minor tears in the muscles on the inside of the shin bone that are caused by overuse. Read More …

Occupational Therapy After Surgery

Occupational Therapy After Surgery

Occupational Therapists commonly work with patients who have injuries or disorders affecting the upper extremity. This includes working with people after they have had surgery such as a Carpal Tunnel Release, tendon repair, cyst removal, amputation, or surgery to stabilize a fracture. Therapists work closely with surgeons in order to provide the best outcomes for their patients. Read More …