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October 15, 2019
Christopher DiPasquale, PhD, PT, OCS, SCS, CHT
You probably have trigger finger if your finger gets stuck curled up and you have to force it to straighten back out. That the "trigger" part. It the painful snap that happens.
A lot of people with trigger finger wake up in the morning with their fing...
September 15, 2019
A concussion is a temporary disruption of brain function. This includes things like
memory, reaction time, processing speed, balance, eye movement, and coordination of eye movements with head movements.
A concussion can't be seen on a regular medical tests like a bra...
August 15, 2019
The single biggest catastrophic threat to your student-athlete is Sudden Cardiac Death. When the heart stops suddenly, it's critically important to get it going again as soon as possible.
The 2 common causes of sudden cardiac death are:
The heart stops...
July 23, 2019
In One Way or Another You are Paying for Your Healthcare
"Consumerism" is all about looking our for YOU when you buy something.
"Healthcare Consumerism" is all about looking out for your when you "buy" healthcare.
Even with no deductible or co-pay, most people pay...
June 18, 2019
Complete all 3 Phases for a Full Recovery
When You Don't Give Yourself the Time for all 3 Phases You Won't get Better
Get Rid of Pain & Inflammation
Get Back Flexibility & Strength
Return to Your Normal Activities
"YOUR" INITIAL PLAN FOR LOW BACK PAIN
May 28, 2019
The bottom line is that spine manipulation by a physical therapist, in comparison to other medical treatments including medications, injections, and surgery is a safer treatment.
According to a 2017 Study of Pain:
25% of people that regularly take medications like A...
April 27, 2019
Learn about the trap of having an X-ray, MRI, or CT scans for neck, back, or joint pain and how these can result in medication, injection and surgery you don't need. Good PT can provide safe, effective and natural treatment instead.
March 18, 2019
Learn how stretching can help you recover from injury and prevent injury. Learn why stretching advice can be confusing.
February 6, 2019
Get good PT - learn to avoid the MRI trap that will often lead to medications, injections or surgery you don't need.
December 15, 2018
Learn how poor posture causes your rotator cuff and shoulder pain. Learn the difference between standard exercises and Good Physical Therapy.
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How Schools can Best Protect Your Student-Athlete
How PT Can Help Your Recover After a Concussion
August 19, 2018
Testing Kids Before Sports Concussion
Best Treatment Option for Trigger Finger
Be A Smart Healthcare Consumer
3 Phases of Recovery
Hands-on Therapy Safer than Medications
Why You Should Avoid X-ray, MRI, or CT Scans for Neck, Back, or Joint Pain?
Is Stretching Good for You?
Physical Therapy - Get the Right Treatment
Rotator Cuff & Shoulder Pain and Your Posture
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