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5 Common Foot Problems and How to Get Relief

Last updated: 06/22/2021

Most Americans walk a staggering 75,000 miles on their feet by the time they hit 50 years old. Yet most of us don't pay much attention to our feet—that is until they start...

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Everyday Things that Cause Back Pain

Last updated: 06/22/2021

By: Dr. Mike Shah. Interventional Pain Specialist & Pain Management Board Certified Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, The Minimally Invasive Spine Institute in...

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Ankylosing Spondylitis and Coronavirus: What to Know About Managing COVID-19 Risk

Last updated: 06/22/2021

Living with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) or axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA) means coping with chronic pain, flares, and stiffness — whether in your back, hips, buttock, heels,...

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How Do Ligaments Cause Sciatica?

Last updated: 06/22/2021

How Do Ligaments Cause Sciatica? The primary role of the iliolumbar ligaments is to prevent excessive lumbar sidebending, but these ligaments can contribute to sciatic nerve...

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Causes and Treatment of Bone Spurs in Feet

Last updated: 06/21/2021

A bone spur—or osteophyte—is an abnormal growth of bone that develops when the body tries to repair a problem. Bone spurs can occur in any bone but happen most frequently in...

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What Does A Torn Plantar Fascia Feel Like?

Last updated: 06/21/2021

Your plantar fascia is comprised of a thick band of tissue at the bottom of your foot that extends from your heel to your toes. Its presence helps to provide stability and...

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Measuring Verbal Communication in Initial Physical Therapy Encounters

Last updated: 06/21/2021

Communication is the act of giving, receiving, or exchanging information by speaking, writing, or other means. Within health care, it affects every clinical encounter, and...

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These Posture Assessments Can Help Determine What's Behind Your Back Pain

Last updated: 06/21/2021

If you struggle with back pain Dr. Aaron Horschig, DPT, of Squat University, wants to help. He's already shared three tips to relieve lower back pain. Now, he's honing in on how...

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Neuropathic Pain in Axial Spondyloarthritis

Last updated: 06/21/2021

Axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA) is a chronic rheumatic disease that primarily affects the spine and other joints. Common features of spondyloarthritis include inflammatory back...

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Treating Plantar Warts On Your Feet

Last updated: 06/20/2021

If you have noticed the formation of a wart on your foot, you’re not alone. Millions of people across the US have plantar warts on their feet. Some of these warts are...

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