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Winter Safety and Fall Prevention Tips

Unfortunately there is always a risk for falls in any weather condition, but this risk is increased during the winter months. The winter months bring ice and snow along with the unfortunate task of shoveling our sidewalks and driveways. Med1Care Therapy Partners wants to decrease your fall risk as much as we can so here are some helpful tips to...

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How Physical Therapy Can Help Relieve Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Do you have numbness or tingling in your fingers? Maybe it’s worse at night? You may be suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome. If left untreated, carpal tunnel syndrome can lead to permanent nerve damage and the loss of sensation in your hand. Symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common condition that affects the hand and wrist. It’s caused...

Managing Gout with Physical Therapy

Do you have terrible pain in your big toe, ankles, knees, elbows, wrists, or fingers? You may be experiencing symptoms of gout. The pain from gout can be so severe that even the slightest movement or touch can be excruciating. Our physical therapy plans can help. Symptoms of Gout Gout is characterized by sudden, intense pain, swelling, and redness in the joints.In...

Man with lower back pain while working out.

The Benefits of Physical Therapy for Lower Back Pain – Move Forward Pain-Free

Lower back pain can vary in intensity, duration, and location, but if you’ve got it, you know it. Stiffness. Aching. Burning. Muscle spasms. Tingling. Numbness. Sound familiar? While lower back pain might be localized to one area, it can also radiate through your buttocks, thighs, or legs. For some people, it may cause weakness in the legs or make it difficult...

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Customized Physical Therapy Plans

Get Back to Doing What You Love with Our Customized Physical Therapy Plans Are you feeling pain that won’t go away or struggling to keep up with your daily activities? Whether you're an athlete or just someone who wants to get back to doing the things that you love, our customized physical therapy plans can help. In Pain? Consider Physical Therapy. Physical therapy...

Managing Osteoarthritis with Customized Physical Therapy Programs

Do you have pain, stiffness, or swelling, in your joints? Osteoarthritis is a chronic joint condition that can reduce mobility. If you’re experiencing symptoms, it's important to seek medical attention early.Diagnosis and treatment can help manage the condition and prevent further joint damage. Our physical therapy plans can help. Causes of Osteoarthritis: Osteoarthritis is caused by joint wear and tear that breaks down...

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How Physical Therapy Can Help You Reduce Knee Pain

Is your knee stiff or achy? Do you hear popping noises? Does it give out? Knee pain is often accompanied by stiffness, swelling, tenderness, clicking noises, limited mobility, or difficulty standing or walking. Read more to learn how physical therapy can help you reduce knee pain. If you’re experiencing persistent or severe knee pain, it’s important to seek medical care. Untreated...

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Strengthening Your Body and Fighting Lupus with Physical Therapy

Do your symptoms include fatigue, joint pain, fever, hair loss, sensitivity to sunlight, or a butterfly rash across the bridge of your nose and out into your cheeks? You may be experiencing symptoms related to lupus. Diagnosing lupus early is important to help prevent complications, manage symptoms, and improve outcomes. It’s also challenging because the disease can cause a wide range...

Physical therapy treatment for stroke victims.

4 Facts You Need to Know about Stroke Recovery

It can be devastating when you, or someone you love, has a stroke. The injury’s fast, catastrophic nature causes abrupt neurological deficits and physical disabilities. While doctors work to stabilize cerebral edema (inflammatory swelling that reaches its peak within the first three to five days), symptoms often get worse, sometimes temporarily. Once your medical team helps the brain stabilize, it’s important...

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6 Sports Injuries That Need Physical Therapy

People of all ages and athletic abilities can get sidelined with a sports injury. Nagging injuries and one-time accidents are the drawback of an active life. Perhaps you pulled a tendon on the golf course or strained a ligament playing tennis. Maybe you twisted your ankle simply walking in the park with your child. Sports injuries that need physical therapy are...