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

February 27th, 2020

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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Stop Tennis Elbow Pain

January 25th, 2020

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

December 13th, 2019

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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Plantar fasciitis at Synergy Rehab in Clinton Township, MI

November 16th, 2019

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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How to Walk Without Pain

October 23rd, 2019

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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Suffering with Back Pain? Check Your Posture!

poor posture
July 15th, 2019

In one longitudinal study, back pain accounted for more than 3 percent of all emergency room visits between 2004 and 2008. It is also estimated that more than 25 million Americans suffer from chronic pain, many with a disability that prevents them from doing normal daily tasks like working and caring for themselves or others.

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Common Causes of Shoulder Pain and How Physical Therapy Can Help

shoulder pain
July 5th, 2019

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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The Connection Between Core Strength and Better Balance

Core exercises to improve strength and improve balance
June 20th, 2019

Physical therapy as an industry has been talking about the link between core strength and better balance for years. When the “core” muscles around your trunk are strong, they prevent chronic lower back pain and many other injuries, but they also keep you from losing your balance and falling down. A stronger core will help

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5 Ways to Relieve Back and Neck Pain

Ways to relieve back and neck pain
June 10th, 2019

There are common causes of both back pain and neck pain. Changes in the spine’s anatomy often cause back pain. There may be lumbar disc herniation, lumbar degenerative disc disease, osteoarthritis or sacroiliac joint dysfunction. Disc herniation occurs when the gel-like interior of the disc leaks outward and irritates the nerve roots. It typically causes

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5 Quick Tips for Less Pain and More Energy

more energy
May 20th, 2019

Millions of individuals live with varying degrees of pain while also experiencing limited amounts of energy. There are several quick and effective ways you can increase your energy levels while reducing pain. Incorporating physical therapy into your regular routine is one way to limit pain. Call Synergy Rehab Inc. for more information regarding the use

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