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Whiplash

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Whiplash is moderately basic damage that happens to the neck following a sudden speeding up and slowing down pull that causes unreasonable, quick forward and in reverse development of the head and neck, most normally from engine vehicle mischances. Luckily, whiplash is commonly not a dangerous mishap, but rather it can prompt a drawn out… continue reading »

Trigger Point Injections

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Injection of trigger points with a local anesthetic is a relatively simple, cost-effective treatment that often produces an almost immediate decrease in pain. In addition, it can provide long-term pain relief and increased range of motion, thereby enabling patients to resume normal activities. Trigger point injections are especially helpful in patients whose pain has proved… continue reading »

The Role Massage Therapy Plays In Rehab

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There are countless benefits of massage therapy. To name a few, it creates body awareness, pain relief, improves range of motion, and promotes tissue regeneration improving healing time and reducing scar tissue. Massage also reduces muscle spasms, post-surgery adhesions and swelling and releases endorphin’s which is the body’s natural pain killer is. Massage therapy, is… continue reading »

The Purpose of TENS Machines

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TENS Machine Orlando

TENS stands for Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation and it is a small machine with electrodes that send stimulating pulses along nerve strands and across the skin’s surface. These impulses help to reduce pain by encouraging the body to produce more endorphins, which act as a natural painkiller. Electrodes are placed at specific sites on a… continue reading »

Carpal Tunnel

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carpal tunnel pain

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common condition that causes pain, numbness, and weakness in the hands and wrist. It occurs when there is increased pressure on a nerve called the median nerve. This nerve provides sensation to the thumb, index and middle fingers, and to half of the ring finger. The small finger, pinky, is… continue reading »

Arthritis, The Silent Affect

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Arthritis is an inflammation of the joints. It can affect one joint or multiple joints. There are more than 100 different types of arthritis, with different causes and treatment methods. Two of the most common types are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. The symptoms of arthritis usually develop over time, but they may also appear suddenly…. continue reading »

The Effects of Stress

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effects of stress

Stress is a natural physical and mental reaction to life experiences. Everyone expresses stress from time to time. Anything from everyday responsibilities like work and family to serious life events such as a new diagnosis, war, or the death of a loved one can trigger stress. For immediate, short-term situations, stress can be beneficial to… continue reading »

The Importance of Stretching

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Importance of stretching

By definition, stretching is movement of a joint or muscle to full extension by lengthening the tissues. The effects and benefits of stretching are numerous. They include everything from increased range of motion and enhanced workout effects to injury prevention and rehabilitation. Warming up and cooling down periods are essential to maximizing the results of… continue reading »

Muscle Spasms

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muscle spasms

Muscle spasms are involuntary spontaneous contractions of a muscle. Although they seem to occur out of the blue, the movement that triggers the incident is generally followed by a series of small strains to the structures of the spine that develops slowly. When injured, inflammation sets in. This sensitizes the nerves, causing the muscles to… continue reading »