Sleep Ergonomics

By |2019-02-20T09:57:03+00:00February 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|

“Sleep ergonomics” refers to our postures and positions during sleep. They either help us rest in safe mechanical positions for joints or they stress joints to the point that we wake up with more aches and pains than we fell asleep with. Sleeping position matters. Poor-quality sleep is proven to negatively affect over-all health. Sleeping [...]

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5 Musculoskeletal Tips for All Parents

By |2019-02-13T14:42:32+00:00February 13th, 2019|Blog|

5 Musculoskeletal Tips for all Parents by David Hummel, DC Comber Physical Therapy & Fusion Chiropractic   Forward Head Posture Everyone has heard “sit up straight” at the dinner table from one family member or another during their lives.  However how often do we mention it when a child is playing video games on a [...]

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Physical Therapy and Endometriosis by Cheryl Jones, DPT

By |2019-01-16T11:29:08+00:00January 16th, 2019|Blog|

  Over  6.5 million women suffer from endometriosis (Giudice, 2010). This disorder is defined by the presence of endometrial tissue outside of the uterus along the surfaces of other pelvic organs including the ovaries, bowels, bladder, rectum, vulva, and along the abdominal cavity. Endometrial tissue has also been found in rare cases along the lung, [...]

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Why you shouldn’t be afraid to talk to your doctor.

By |2019-01-16T11:12:24+00:00January 16th, 2019|Blog, Uncategorized|

Women shouldn't hesitate to talk with a physician about health issues Millions of women suffer from premenstrual dysphoric disorder, endometriosis, pelvic floor disorders, pelvic organ prolapse and incontinence, but many are reluctant to discuss their symptoms with a physician. Obstetrician-gynecologist Jen Gunter explains the symptoms of each. The New York Times (tiered subscription model) (1/8)  

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What Spells Relief for Low Back Pain?

By |2018-12-13T15:26:53+00:00December 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|

If you’ve ever suffered from a bout of low back pain, then you know that finding relief is often any patient’s main goal. And with low back pain sending 2.5 million Americans to hospital emergency rooms every year, that’s a lot of patients seeking treatment options to relieve the pain. Medications—or combinations of medications—are [...]

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Physical Therapy Provides Relief for Lower Back Pain

By |2018-08-16T12:52:57+00:00August 16th, 2018|Blog|

Lower back pain is one of the most common reasons to miss work and leisure activities that are important to us. It is a painful and frustrating experience to suffer from unresolved back pain, and at any given time, 31 million Americans report suffering from pain in the lower back.  Simple at-home exercises can help [...]

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What Is Physical Therapy?

By |2018-10-30T12:55:02+00:00August 16th, 2018|Blog|

Physical therapy is a type of rehabilitative medicine that is used to treat disease, injury or deformity.  Our physical therapists work with patients to help them reduce pain, increase flexibility and restore or improve mobility. It is also used to improve the overall health of the patient by prevention, wellness and disease management. Physical therapy [...]

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What are Those Metal Tools Used in Physical Therapy?

By |2018-08-09T09:20:02+00:00August 9th, 2018|Blog|

Written by Daniel Muniz, DPT The Graston Technique (GT) is a non-invasive treatment option done by a certified GT clinician. The provider uses various shaped stainless-steel instruments to treat a variety of chronic and acute conditions. The GT can be very beneficial in treating the following conditions: soft tissue inflammation, post-surgical scar tissue, muscular trigger [...]

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