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It's estimated that as many as 75% of us will have some form of back or neck pain at some point in our lifetime. The good news is that most of us will recover without the need for surgery—and conservative care such as physical therapy...

The spinal column supports the body and provides the structural framework for muscles and bones in the trunk region. It is a bony framework that protects the spinal cord, which serves as a channel of communication between the brain and the rest of the body....

It's important to be physically active, and avoid injuries at the same time. This is especially important for a 'weekend warrior'. If you are sedentary, it's extremely important to plan ahead in order to avoid exercise-related injuries. After all, the human body cannot go from...

Hamstring injuries are extremely common in today's active society and we at Action Physical Therapy are here to get you back on your feet and back out into the world. Champions and competitors of various sports and activities have come to us for treatment and...

Women's Health and Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy is a highly specialized area of Physical Therapy which requires advanced and substantial additional training for a physical therapist in this niche discipline. Less than one percent of all physical therapists specialize in pelvic floor dysfunction. This is...

An article published in the American Family Physician Journal, on Chronic Shoulder Pain, emphasized the value of physical therapy that focuses on specific diagnoses. According to statistics, an estimated 20% of the population will suffer from shoulder pain during their lifetime. Also, shoulder pain is...

The ankle is the most common site of sprains in the human body. An ankle sprain can occur when you least expect it. It is most likely to occur after a sudden, unnatural twisting of the foot which results in a ligament tear. An injury...

An appointment with a physical therapist is an excellent step towards improved function and injury prevention. To make the best use of your time, please use the following guidelines: Wear comfortable clothes. Jeans or long sleeves are not advisable during your initial evaluation since the therapist...

We live in a world of information and technology. People of all ages and backgrounds are clicking away on a Blackberry, PDAs, or Iphones. These phones are very useful in helping us manage a calendar, surf the web, check email and text. But there is...