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Common Fractures of the Leg, Ankle, and Foot

Last updated: 09/17/2020

What are the most common type of fractures in the hip, knee, ankle, and foot that require physical therapy as part of the healing process? Common Fractures of the Leg,...

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What Is Whiplash?

Last updated: 09/16/2020

Whiplash occurs when the neck and head are suddenly forced backward and then forward, putting the cervical spine through lightning-quick motions and extreme stresses. Most...

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Virtual Reality May Ease Chronic Pain

Last updated: 09/16/2020

Virtual reality (VR) for chronic pain has produced promising results but faces important challenges, a literature review suggested. "Despite scientific evidence, access to VR...

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Lumbar Spine | L1 L2 L3 L4 L5 Spinal Cord Vertebrae Injury & Fractures

Last updated: 09/16/2020

Injuries to the lumbar spine are severe but not life-threatening. Early treatment is important to the prognosis. The lumbar spine is located in the lower back below thecervical...

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The Top Five Things to Look Out for in Aging with a Spinal Cord Injury

Last updated: 09/16/2020

Anyone with a spinal cord injury, no matter their age, needs to be aware of their aging process and how their body is changing with time. A spinal cord injury (SCI) can worsen...

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Shin Splints

Last updated: 09/16/2020

Shin splints are a common exercise problem and sports injury, but what exactly does it mean?  The medical term for shin splints is medial tibia stress syndrome (MTSS).  The...

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What Is the Cause of Your Lower Left Back Pain?

Last updated: 09/15/2020

Diagnosing the source of your lower left back pain typically involves a process of elimination. To help you better communicate with your doctor, we are here to provide a...

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What Is a Pain Psychologist?

Last updated: 09/15/2020

What Is a Pain Psychologist? Pain Psychology is a specialty discipline few people know about! Posted Jul 14, 2014 SHARE Chronic pain comes with unique challenges that span the...

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Whiplash Symptoms May Be Hard for Others to Understand

Last updated: 09/15/2020

A whiplash injury occurs when the head and neck (cervical spine) unexpectedly get whipped back and forth. In today’s world, this injury most commonly happens when hit from...

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How Meningitis Causes Neck Pain and Stiffness

Last updated: 09/15/2020

While most stiff necks result from minor muscle strains or ligament sprains, a stiff neck caused by meningitis is a vastly different process that stems from a potentially...

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