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Rotator Cuff Physical Therapy

Three rotator cuff issues that physical therapy can help treat

April 19th, 2021

Have you ever considered how many times per day you lift your arm? You lift it to drink coffee. You lift it to put on your jacket. You even lift it to wave at your children or grandchildren. Unfortunately, a rotator cuff issue can make these common tasks much harder, but physical therapy can help…

Hurt Ankle No Swelling

What’s causing my ankle to hurt if there’s no swelling?

April 12th, 2021

The answer is that you likely have a high ankle sprain, which tends to make your ankle hurt but not cause swelling.  High ankle sprains are also called syndesmotic ankle injuries. They affect the ligaments between your tibia and fibula, and these are found just above your ankle joint. It’s estimated that nearly 6% of…

Stiff Neck on One Side

Three exercises to address a stiff neck on one side

April 1st, 2021

Feeling stiffness on one side of the neck is fairly common. After all, sleeping the wrong way can trigger this issue. It can also come from frequently performed neck or head movements you do at work.  The structures in your neck that become stiff are typically neck muscles. These muscles help rotate, bend, and flex…