Questions to Ask Before Choosing an Orthopaedic Physical Therapist
Finding a healthcare provider isn’t a one-provider-fits-all kind of endeavor. Particularly when the healthcare you’re seeking is physical therapy. It’s vital to take a hands-on approach to make sure your needs will be met and your understanding of the process is clear. Keep this list of crucial questions in mind for your orthopaedic physical therapist search.
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Is Elbow or Shoulder Bursitis Impacting Your Daily Activities?
There are certain parts of our bodies that we depend on for daily life. As anyone that’s experienced elbow or shoulder discomfort knows, your everyday life can be put on hold when your body doesn’t cooperate. If you’re dealing with swelling or pain in your elbow or shoulder, you may be struggling with bursitis.
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Cold Hands: Winter Weather or Raynaud's Phenomenon or Disease?
It’s not unusual to find yourself experiencing moments where your hands feel icy cold, especially during winter. Yet, do those instances of cold hands persist into the summer as well? If you’ve noticed discoloration or simply having cold hands when there’s no obvious reason to cause them, you might be experiencing Raynaud’s Phenomenon or Disease.
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MidAmerica's Hand to Shoulder Specialists
The saying goes that “health is wealth,” and as anyone who has experienced a hand or upper extremity injury can attest to, we depend on our health for enjoying life. Whether athletes or the average person, office workers or artists, even the slightest pain in your hand, wrist, elbow, or shoulder can derail your regular day. That’s where our specialists at the Hand to Shoulder Clinic come in.
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Injection Treatments for Plantar Fasciitis
They’re easy to ignore when all is well, but the part of our body we dearly depend on in everyday life are those thankless appendages we call feet. When something’s amiss with our feet, everything stops, including us. One foot ailment that stops us in our tracks is Plantar Fasciitis, a common but painful condition. Treatment has come a long way in offering innovative approaches to healing Plantar Fasciitis.
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Tendonitis of the Foot and Ankle: Causes, Treatments, and Recovery
If there’s one part of the body that gets us through our days, it’s our feet and ankles. While we might not pay them much attention on a good day, it’s when pain flairs up that we realize how dependent we are on these parts of us. Tendonitis of the foot and ankle is unpleasant and challenging to withstand, but luckily treatment is easier than many realize.
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PRP Therapy for Foot and Ankle Conditions
A slow-healing foot or ankle condition can lead to a long and sometimes painful recovery process. One way to help speed up this process is by using platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy.
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4 Tips for Returning Back to Work After an Injury
If you’ve had the unfortunate occurrence of sustaining a workplace injury, you know the challenges that returning to work can present. Consider these 4 tips to make returning back to work after an injury a smoother process.
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