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Pain in Your Hand, Wrist or Elbow? When to Seek Help

December 5th, 2019

Pain is your body’s way of telling you something is wrong. But it doesn’t always tell you if you need medical treatment. So when pain develops in your hand, wrist or elbow, how do you know whether to treat it at home or see a doctor? Orthopedic surgeon William Seitz, Jr., MD, who specializes in upper

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What Exactly is Pre-hab? Discovering the Benefits of Preventative Rehabilitation

November 15th, 2019

Are you in need of a surgical procedure? Do you have a physically demanding job or sport? Are your muscles or joints weaker than they used to be? If you identify with any of these scenarios, preventative rehabilitation, or “pre-hab,” may benefit you. There are several benefits to participating in pre-hab treatments. It can speed

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Sciatica Pain Relief

How to Tell if Your Sciatica Pain Requires Physical Therapy Treatment

November 5th, 2019

Did you know that the sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the human body? It stretches from the lower back down to the legs, ending at the feet. People living with sciatica typically describe their discomfort as “shooting pains,” typically down one side of the body. While sciatica does not always require physical therapy

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