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Mastectomy Therapy: Physical Therapy using Lymphatic Therapy for Pre and Post Mastectomy Surgery by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Mon 21 May 2012 11:57am Many of our clients come to Healthy Being Wellness Center managing breast cancer.  We often provide pre and post surgical education and lymphatic therapy to assist their bodies in recovery and obtaining optimal health.  It is absolutely essential for the breast cancer patient to understand the process their body is undergoing as t ... Read on »
Adventures in Physical Therapy: Or, “Hey! I Learned Something NEW!” by Bill S. Health Maven Posted Fri 07 May 2010 10:24am Had my third physical therapy session of the week earlier today.  I learned that my sore left shoulder isn’t just a sore left shoulder.  It’s called “frozen shoulder syndrome” or “ adhesive capsulitis. ” Frozen shoulder, also known as periarthritis or adhesive capsulitis, is a syndrome  consisting of spontaneous onset of pain and ... Read on »
How Can I Benefit from Portpartum Physical Therapy? by Robyn Nazar, RN BSN Posted Thu 14 Jun 2012 12:00am Women commonly experience uncomfortable symptoms, such as aches and pains in their back, hop, groin, and pelvic area, during and after pregnancy. While these symptoms are normal, they sometimes are a sign that something needs further attention. Furthermore, many women’s discomfort can be easily treated and prevent with physical thera ... Read on »
Rotator Cuff Physical Therapy Strengthening Program by Shilah C. Azib Posted Mon 19 Apr 2010 9:22pm To primarily avoid painful sores and further injuries, the Rotator cuff physical therapy strengthening program is being applied by physical therapists to their patients. In mere stretching, flexibility is enhanced. Many patients wonder if they should be under Rotator cuff physical therapy strengthening program. If and when in a situ ... Read on »
DO YOU FEEL YOUR PETS' PAIN? by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Thu 08 Oct 2009 9:27pm We all remember Presidential candidate Bill Clinton answering a question about people suffering from AIDS by saying, in early 1992, "I feel your pain." Empathetic humans frequently exhibit this trait as they relate to others who are suffering a distressing sensation in a part of their body, typically from an injury or illness. Since we usually unde ... Read on »
Breast Cancer, Physical Therapy & Lymphedema by Robert W. Posted Sat 23 Jan 2010 2:05pm    Weekly Health Update:   Breast Cancer, Physical Therapy & Lymphedema   "A critical weekly review of important new research findings for health-conscious readers..."   By, Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS          Updated:  01/17/2010  The information in this column is intended for informational purpos ... Read on »
The Life of a Sports Physical Therapy Resident by Mike Reinold Patient Expert Posted Mon 22 Aug 2011 6:00am Digg Digg Today’s post is a pretty cool guest post from Matt Failla, a sport physical therapy resident at the University of Delaware.  Matt gives us an inside look at a day in the life of a PT resident.  For those that know me well, y ... Read on »
Physical Therapy for Broken Hip by hqbk Posted Fri 10 Dec 2010 6:25am A broken or fractured hip resulting from a serious fall or accident would require hospitalization. It may not be common among youngsters as they tend to have strong bones which can tolerate the impact better. While surgery may be required for some, physical therapy for broken hip would be necessary for all especially as one would eventually have ... Read on »
Physical Therapy Exercises for Spinal Stenosis by hqbk Posted Thu 03 Nov 2011 5:54am The narrowing of the spinal canal creates pressure on the nerves, and this results in spinal stenosis. This is a severe and complicated problem, which might lead to pain and discomfort. In order to get relief from the pain, physical therapy is the ideal solution ensuring faster and longer lasting results. There might be different types of spinal st ... Read on »
Physical Therapy for Pets by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted Thu 10 Jan 2013 6:00am I have a human family member who had joint replacement surgery not too long ago. Her surgeon basically told her, "I can perform a flawless surgery, but if you don’t follow through with physical therapy, don’t blame me if you’re not pleased with the results." My aunt has done wonderfully since, due to the combination of a good (and honest) surgeon ... Read on »