Post-Surgical Rehabilitation

What Is the Importance of Rehab After Surgery?

Are you scheduled to have a surgical procedure soon? Among the many things you need to do to prepare is to your doctor about scheduling your post-surgical rehabilitation! What Is the Importance of Rehab After Surgery? No matter what type of surgery you’re recovering from—from joint replacements to a heart valve replacement—undergoing rehab after surgery with a physical therapist is essential to maximize your physical potential, accelerate your recovery, and...

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What to know about bone fracture repair

A fracture is a broken bone. Doctors will use different methods to repair bone fractures depending on their location, type, and severity.Fractures can be complete or partial. Some require surgery or metal plates, while others may only need a brace. Everyone who experiences a fractured bone will heal differently. The healing process will depend on the nature and extent of the injury, the stability of fracture fixation, and biological processes,...

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Neck & back pain

Fast Treatment for Back and Neck Pain.

Have you ever woken up with pain in your lower back from sleeping wrong or experienced neck pain from sitting at a work station? Experiencing these pains occasionally is normal, but when they begin to impact your life by keeping you from work, family involvement and/or the activities you enjoy, immediate and fast action needs to be taken. Preferred Rehabilitation offers quick help for sudden back and neck pain through...

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Identifying And Treating Pain From Nerve Tension

Nerve tension is pain that occurs because a nerve is being compressed or stuck in its surrounding tissue which prevents it from moving within its tract like it normally does. This can happen for a variety of reasons. If a joint has been immobile for a period of time it increases the risk that a nerve can get a little stuck Read More

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Therapy Found Effective for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Customized physical therapy may be a useful way to ease low back pain, which affects an estimated 31 million Americans a new study says. Researchers from La Trobe University observed that ‘many patients with low-back disorders persisting beyond 6 weeks do not recover. Read More

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Myth: Physical Therapy is only for Injuries and Accidents

Physical therapists do a lot more than just stretch or strengthen weak muscles after an injury or surgery. They are skilled at evaluating and diagnosing potential problems before they lead to more-serious injuries or disabling conditions from carpal tunnel syndrome or a frozen shoulder to chronic headaches or lower-back Read More

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