Why You Shouldn’t Overdue It We have all heard the phrase ‘No pain, no gain’. When it comes to the human body, discomfort is acceptable, but pain is not. In fact, there is a threshold of pain tolerance that is unique to each individual. It’s important to understand and respect this limit. When the body is pushed past this ‘breaking…

The hip is an important weight bearing joint in the human body. Repetitive stress to the femur (thigh bone) over time can lead to the formation of cracks in the hip joint, which is the junction of the pelvis and the femur. For most individuals, simple cracks can heal over time without the need for…

  It is common knowledge that physical therapy helps with relief of pain and improvement of function. In fact, it helps improve mobility, increase strength, reduce swelling and empowers individuals to live healthy, productive lives. Here are ten things you probably did not know about physical therapy: Can be used by athletes to enhance performance…

During the holidays I always love spending time with my extended family and the grandparents. It’s not unusual to have older relatives struggling with hearing loss and if you do have a family member with this, you know that the whole family struggles right along with them.  Consider these tips developed with special speech therapy…

  An ankle injury occurs when the joint is twisted, turned, sprained or strained. In the acute stages, rest and ice can bring relief. The joint is often elevated to control swelling and you can use compression wraps to reduce swelling further. Pain, swelling, and bruising are the hallmarks of a sprain. You might be…

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