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Category Archives: Physical Therapy

24 Mar, 2020

Feeling dizzy? Synergy Rehab can Help You

You may have experienced a dizziness sensation such as inability to see straight, focus, or stand straight without falling or swaying. At this point, your peripheral vision may go dark for a moment or some seconds. Although dizziness is common and may have many causes, it is usually a symptom of an underlying problem. Physical

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27 Feb, 2020

Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation at Synergy Rehab in Clinton Township, MI

The spinal cord is a combination of nerves running from the bottom of the brain down to your back. Thirty-one nerve pairs come from the spinal cord to the arms, chest, legs, and abdomen. The nerves enable the brain to give commands to the muscles causing movement of your legs and arms. Spinal cord injury

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25 Jan, 2020

Stop Tennis Elbow Pain

What is Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)? Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) is a painful inflammatory condition caused by overload or overuse of elbow tendons, which connects the muscles of your forearm to the bone at the elbow joint. Regardless of the name ”Tennis Elbow”, does not mean it only occurs in tennis players or other racquet

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13 Dec, 2019

Treating Malalignment Syndrome via Physical Therapy at Synergy Rehab Oak Park, MI

What is Malalignment Syndrome? An asymmetrical alignment of the bones of the pelvis, trunk, and extremist that causes continuous pain in the lower back, hips, and legs is referred to as Malalignment Syndrome. In this situation, patients are unable to turn their bodies in a specific direction. Most adolescents and children with this disorder will

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16 Nov, 2019

Plantar fasciitis at Synergy Rehab in Clinton Township, MI

Plantar fasciitis is a pain that is usually felt along the heel (plantar aspect) on the area of the insertion of medial tubercle to the bone of the foot (calcaneus). Plantar fasciitis is mostly referred to as “heel pain.” Plantar fasciitis makes the affected region sensitive to touch on palpation (tenderness). Initially, pain starts as

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23 Oct, 2019

How to Walk Without Pain

Walking helps to get us to our desired location. It is also one of the best ways to keep fit and remain in shape. Because we frequently use our feet, occasional pains and aches are common, especially after walking for a long time. A major cause of foot pain is overuse. But also, an underlying

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5 Jul, 2019

Common Causes of Shoulder Pain and How Physical Therapy Can Help

Your shoulder is the most flexible and movable joint in your body, consisting of several bones, muscles, joints and tendons. This means there are several ways the shoulder can become injured and cause pain. There are many causes of shoulder pain and steps you can take to eliminate the discomfort. Physical therapy is an effective

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10 Jan, 2019

Overcome Knee and Hip Pain for Good with Physical Therapy

Hip pain and knee pain are a part of life for many people. Cartilage in the knees, hip or lower back can wear down due to overuse and lead to discomfort or arthritis. Sometimes just a straight-up injury can cause pain. While some cases are so severe that they could require surgery to repair an

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10 Dec, 2018

Don’t Mask the Symptoms: Treat the Origin of the Issue with Physical Therapy

Looking for a Drug-Free Pain Solution? Look Into Physical Therapy Pain can be a helpful messenger, an alert that something in your body needs fixing ‒ but it can also be an agonizing annoyance that ruins your quality of life. To make matters worse, many pain problems are rooted in deep-set underlying conditions, often originating

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10 May, 2018

Physical Therapy Just as Effective for Spinal Stenosis as Surgery

A new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine that followed 169 participants showed that physical therapy was just as effective for people suffering from spinal stenosis as surgery (1). In fact, the results point to what physical therapists have known for decades, people suffering with back pain should try physical therapy first, before

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