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How Physical Therapy Can Help with Knee Problems Resulting from Osteoarthritis

How Physical Therapy Can Help with Knee Problems Resulting from Osteoarthritis
Humans are born with healthy cartilage, lubricant in the knee, shock absorbers, etc. but over the course of an ordinary human's life, the wear and tear starts progressing. When this cartilage is worn down, underneath it is the bone. When the bone starts absorbing force without cartilage, it beings to try growing more bone. This leads to disfigured joints to individuals with arthritis. Eventually, when the cartilage is gone, the joint fluid becomes inflamed, the knee becomes stiffer, and you star...
Posted on 2018-09-07

How an Audiologist Can Improve Your Balance

How an Audiologist Can Improve Your Balance
Fyzical Balance Centers specialize in diagnosing and treating patients with peripheral and central nervous system disorders of the balance system. One protocol for balance and dizziness testing is an audiology work-up. Hearing evaluations lend valuable information in the assessment of a your overall balance and disequilibrium problems. Pure-tone testing, word-recognition abilities, bone-conduction thresholds, middle-ear functioning, and acoustic reflexes are all tested in a diagnostic hearing e...
Posted on 2018-09-07

How and Why Vestibular Rehabilitation Can Help You

How and Why Vestibular Rehabilitation Can Help You
Vestibular Rehabilitation, which is a form of Balance Retraining Therapy, has emerged over the past several years as an alternative treatment for patients with chronic non-resolved motion intolerance, visual sensitivity, and imbalance problems. Patients get better and return to normal lives because of this treatment. In order to understand how Vestibular Rehabilitation works and the underlying corrective mechanisms, it is important to remember that the primary role of the vestibular system is t...
Posted on 2018-09-07

Physical Therapists Helping Fight Depression

Physical Therapists Helping Fight Depression
In light of the recent and tragic loss of Robin Williams, it seems pertinent to reflect on interactions many of us have had with those struggling to fight depression. In the physical therapy world, this is often a daily reality. Patients come to us in pain, searching for healing; but they also come struggling with identity issues, or going through the series of emotions due to loss. There tends to be three groups of patients for whom these issues are most prevalent. The first is among athlete...
Posted on 2018-09-07

The Benefits of Exercise: Back to Basics

The Benefits of Exercise: Back to Basics
Participating in regular exercise is the only way to achieve and maintain the health of our precious body, mind, and spirit. Regardless of this, we are often misguided by the supplement and beauty industry into believing that physical exercise is merely an adjunct to the products they are selling to us and profiting from. As a passionate health professional I want to remind you of the reasons why exercise is beneficial to our overall health. Exercise causes long-term physiological adaptation i...
Posted on 2018-09-07

The Rise of ‘Prehabilitation’ in Physical Therapy

The Rise of ‘Prehabilitation’ in Physical Therapy
FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Centers was recently featured on forwardthinkingpt.com. Read from Joseph Brence's article from forwardthinkingpt.com. The Rise of 'Prehabilitation' in Physical Therapy BY JOSEPHBRENCE ON SEPTEMBER 18, 2014. Disclaimer: The views of this guest post are those of the author and not necessarily those of ForwardThinkingPT. If you are interested in providing a guest post, please contact joebrence9@hotmail.com By: FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Center Staff Traditionally,...
Posted on 2018-09-06

Learn How You Can Treat Chronic Pelvic Pain (CPP)

Learn How You Can Treat Chronic Pelvic Pain (CPP)
Did you know that 1 in 3 women suffer from some form of pelvic or sexual dysfunction? Numerous women suffer from chronic pelvic pain, or CPP. This dysfunction is a bi-product of trauma to the pelvis, which causes muscle spasms of the groin, lower abdomen, lumbar spine and hip musculature. Consequently, the thin layer of tissue surrounding the pelvic floor becomes inflamed, and CPP is the result. CPP is not psychological, but it is a physical dysfunction that can be alleviated. Using techniques...
Posted on 2018-09-06

Innovative Treatment for Shoulder Pain and Tightness

Innovative Treatment for Shoulder Pain and Tightness
The shoulder is a very complex part of the body and getting it treated effectively is difficult. In a recent study, only 50 in 1 year. This may not be very encouraging for people with shoulder pain but utilizing expert and innovative treatment techniques may help improve your odds. The shoulder is one of the most complex joints in the body and depends on many muscles working in unison to keep it functioning well. Whether through injury, overuse or trauma, the muscle action may become imbalanced...
Posted on 2018-09-06

Preventing Falls in the Winter

Preventing Falls in the Winter
Winter is on its way and most weather experts, including the Farmer's Almanac, are predicting a cold and snowy winter for the North East... calling for a "frosty bite"! With cold weather comes slippery conditions. It is vital to take extra care to prevent slips and falls, especially for seniors as this can result in serious injury and be a life changing event. Seniors are at risk of falling under the best of circumstances with one third of individuals over 65 falling every year. Falls in senior...
Posted on 2018-09-06

Neuropathy and Increased Risk of Falling

Neuropathy and Increased Risk of Falling
Peripheral neuropathy affects over 20 million Americans and is most common amongst seniors. Seniors are also at risk of falling with around 33 of people with diabetes. Other common forms include nerve compressions from back problems and due to circulation problems. Although the exact cause of neuropathy is not known, it is thought decreased nutrition due to circulatory and metabolic issues may be a large contributing factor. People with neuropathy will usually complain of pain, burning, numbness...
Posted on 2018-09-06
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