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How Physical Therapy Can Help with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

If you are like millions of other Americans, you are constantly on your computer or cell phone. But when you lead a technology-based lifestyle, you may notice some side effects. One of the most common things people notice is a slight tingling or numbness accompanied by a piercing pain in their hands and wrist. This […]

A Guide to Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy

Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy (PT) has to do with the heart and lungs. This type of physical therapy is used for medical conditions that cause trouble breathing. But what is cardiopulmonary PT and what can it help? What is Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy? This type of physical therapy focuses on the physical function of the cardiopulmonary system. […]

Common Workers Compensation Injuries

When you leave your house in the morning, the last place you expect to end up is in the emergency room. But accidents do happen even at work. But how did you end up there? Well, there are several common types of workers compensation injuries that might have landed you in the ER. Let’s talk […]

What is Dry Needling?

Dry needling, also known as Trigger Point Dry Needling (TDN), is a technique that helps stop pain or knotted areas in your muscles. But how does it work and what does it work on? Well, we’d like to explain it to you! The Basics This type of therapy is used to treat muscular tension, spasms, […]

Meniscus Tear Symptoms, Surgery, and Recovery

Did you know there are actually two kinds of menisci in your knee? Do you know what they do or why they tend to tear so easily? Just like every other part of your body, if you do not take caution when moving, these tiny bands can cause serious pain and need to be repaired […]

Getting Ready for Football Season

As the summer starts to wind down, football teams everywhere are starting to take the field. During a regular football practice, you will run sprints, do agility drills, bench presses, and vertical jumps. But how can you help get your athlete prepared for these daily workouts and avoid the injuries they could sustain? With physical […]

Physical Therapy for Your Elbow

There are several different elbow problems that could be causing you pain. If you think about how many times a minute you use your elbow, you would be shocked to find that there can be several different issues that can affect it. So what are they and how can physical therapy for your elbow can […]

Diseases, Disorders, and Physical Therapy

Whenever someone says they are attending physical therapy (PT), it is an assumption that they are recovering from an injury or surgery. But in today’s world, PT isn’t just for recovery. There are many different diseases and disorders that can be helped with some time spent with a Life Fitness Physical Therapist. Here are some […]

Elder Care: Balance Training and Fall Prevention

If you have ever faced the situation of having to take care of an aging parent, you know how scary it can be for your parent to fall. If you haven’t been in that situation, count yourself lucky. When your parents reach a certain age, their bones become fragile and a simple fall that would […]

What is a Torn Rotator Cuff?

One of the most common injuries seen in a Physical Therapist’s office are torn rotator cuffs. But not many people know what exactly a rotator cuff is, how they injured it or what to expect when recovering from the injury. So let us explain! The Basic Anatomy A “rotator cuff” is actually a group of […]

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