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Hip Bursitis Recovery Time

Hip bursitis recovery time — what Battle Creek, MI, patients can expect

February 6th, 2020

Throughout the body, bursae are fluid-filled sacs designed to lessen friction between joints. Due to the amount of friction and stress the joints undergo on a daily basis, these sacs often become inflamed, resulting in a condition known as bursitis. One especially common form that occurs is hip bursitis because of the role the hips…

Minimizing the Long-Term Effects of Whiplash

Minimizing the long-term effects of whiplash with physical therapy

February 5th, 2020

Whiplash is a common term for the severe forward-and-back motion the neck undergoes when it is subjected to high-impact forces, such as those occurring in a car accident. While whiplash can result in immediate pain, for many, the onset of symptoms can be delayed for days or even weeks. What’s more, the long-term effects of…

Exercises for Sciatica Pain in the Buttocks

Exercises for sciatica pain in the buttocks

February 4th, 2020

Sciatica can have a serious impact on your quality of life, causing symptoms throughout the lower body, including the buttocks. The long and wide sciatic nerve originates in the lower back and travels down into the lower body, sending important sensory and motor information to the hips, buttocks and legs. If a condition such as…