Archive for April, 2017

Childhood Arthritis and How Physical Therapy Can Help

Getting a Jump on JA Early diagnosis is critical to help children with juvenile arthritis. JA affects more than just joints and can actually represent a hazard to growing bones. Youngsters with JA are at risk of bone loss and weakened bones due to inflammation that make them more susceptible to fractures, including those of […]

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ROOTING FOR A PLANT-BASED DIET

A healthy way to switch up your everyday diet The American diet has long been focused on centering meals around meat and dairy products. While this choice isn’t exactly a poor one, there are healthier alternatives out there that contain the same nutritional benefits without the negative side effects often associated with meat and dairy […]

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Taking Care of Tennis Elbow

Care of the arm until an appointment with a physical therapist can be made is simple. Don't try to power through a task or continue to play if the symptoms of tennis elbow are present. It can exacerbate the condition and result in more damage. The affected arm should be rested and ice treatments applied […]

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