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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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How to be Healthier, Stronger, and More Active

healthy lifestyle
May 10th, 2019

If you are suffering from chronic pain, you know that being healthier, stronger and more active often seems unattainable. Fortunately, the key to a more active lifestyle is simpler than you think. Call Synergy Rehab Inc. today to find out how physical therapy can help you achieve levels of health and fitness you have only

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Say No to Sciatica! 3 Indicators That You Need to See a Physical Therapist

April 20th, 2019

Each of your sciatic nerves runs from either side of your lower back down to each of your legs. That’s why a classic sign of sciatica is having a shooting pain on one side only. While compression of one of your sciatic nerves can literally be a “pain in the butt,” it doesn’t always require

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How Pre-hab Can Help Me Recover Faster?

April 10th, 2019

It’s no secret that having physical therapy after an injury or surgery helps you recover faster. But what if there was a way to prevent an injury in the first place? Or what if there was a way to speed recovery from surgery long before you went under the knife? Pre-hab or preventative rehabilitation helps

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