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How Physical Therapy Can Help Pelvic Pain, Incontinence, Musculoskeletal Disorders

Incontinence, pelvic pain, pregnancy-related and post-partum-related musculoskeletal disorders are a part of daily life for many people. However, there is help for these disorders. Skilled physical and occupational therapists specially trained in these areas can work with patients to develop individualized treatment programs designed to relieve the problems.   Incontinence Incontinence, which affects both men […]

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A New Way to Experience Acupuncture In Flagstaff

 It’s time to welcome a new addition to Flagstaff’s small business community.  A recent arrival from California, Allison Howard is a licensed acupuncturist whose experience encompasses both alternative and more traditional approaches to chronic pain and women’s health issues.  She has an orthopedic specialty, is board certified by the National Board of Acupuncture Orthopedics and […]

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Massage Benefits Reach Beyond Relaxation

Did you know regular therapeutic massages can do more than relieve stress? There have been numerous studies that show the positive effects of massage and the value of making them part of your wellness routine. In fact, both The New York Times and Oprah.com recently wrote articles about a study done by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center […]

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Rotator Cuff Tears

The rotator cuff is a series of four muscles and tendons that attach to the upper part of the arm and cover the head of the humerus. These tendons serve to elevate and rotate the shoulder, and tears of the rotator cuff are a common cause of shoulder pain. Cause Most tears are degenerative in […]

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Include Massage in Your Exercise Routine

Most of us focus on the active part of exercise – running the miles or lifting the weights. Still, one of the most important goals of these activities, building muscle, takes place during recovery, not during exercise. For this reason, athletes of all fitness levels are paying equal attention to exercise routines and recovery periods. […]

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Total Disc Replacement in the Lumbar Spine

Lumbar Total Disc Replacement is the next generation in the surgical care of lumbar degenerative disc disease. A lumbar total disc replacement (TDR) is a motion preserving technology now being used by spine surgeons in place of fusion. TDR aims to replace the degenerative disc, which is the pain generator, with a mobile implant, thus […]

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