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Here’s why physical therapy should be your first option for treating carpal tunnel syndrome

When people feel wrist pain, they may assume it’s something bad, like carpal tunnel. The fact of the matter is, we all have a carpal tunnel—it’s the space within our wrist where veins, nerves and tendons travel from the forearm to the hand. Because of the complex nature of the wrist and hand, this tunnel can easily become compressed...

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More people are opting for physical therapy to treat back pain

If chronic back pain is seriously impacting your quality of life, you are not alone. Low back pain remains the most common cause of lost work days. It is non-discriminating, affecting men and women equally, and is relentless when it hits, stopping us in our tracks and making even basic movements excruciating. Instead of rushing out for...

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Here’s how dry needling can help you avoid surgery

At MyoFit Clinic, we see patients whose quality of life has been put on hold while they wrestle with debilitating pain. They want to avoid surgery and instead undergo physical therapy first as a safe and effective option. Sometimes the pain is in their shoulders, neck and back, or manifests itself with muscle spasms. Other times it appears as...

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Shoulder pain: Avoiding surgery

When people injure their shoulder, they may fear the worst. Rotator cuff injuries are some of the most common and most painful injuries you can experience. It’s a misconception that rotator cuffs can only be fixed through surgery. If you don’t want surgery then don’t see a surgeon first, see a doctor of physical therapy for immediate...

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No drugs, no surgery, just relief from pain at last

Physical therapy is the field of medicine that is devoted to restoring and improving human movement. Doctors of physical therapy hold doctorate-level degrees and are experts in physics, kinesiology (study of human movement), exercise and functional independence. They achieve correct posture and spinal alignment by reducing pain, improving muscle...

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