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Blog Category: Spine & Neck

RECURRENCE OF LOW BACK PAIN
September 28, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Recurrence Of Low Back Pain by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. 85-90% of the population will suffer from low back pain at some time in their life. Recurring low back pain will effect > … Continue reading

THE MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO PATIENT CARE
April 27, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

The Multidisciplinary Approach to Patient Care by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Spinal fusion surgery can cost the healthcare system in excess of $100,000. Greater than 80% of the population has low back pain … Continue reading

NEW APPROACH TO LOW BACK PAIN TREATMENT
April 20, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

New Approach To Low Back Pain Treatment by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Low back pain occurs in approximately 80% of the population at least once in their lifetime. Low back pain is the … Continue reading

CHRONIC LOW BACK PAIN AND SOCIOECONOMIC INFLUENCE
January 19, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Chronic Low Back Pain and Socioeconomic Influence by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Low back pain affects > 80% of the population. Greater than 50 billion dollars per year is spent on low back … Continue reading

PELVIC CROSSED SYNDROME AND PHYSICAL THERAPY
June 16, 2016 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Pelvic Crossed Syndrome and Physical Therapy by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Common causes of PCS are sitting too much, improper weight lifting and/or a sedentary lifestyle. PCS is a classic case of muscle … Continue reading

WALKING AND TEXTING: HOW DANGEROUS IS IT?
March 3, 2016 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Walking and Texting: How Dangerous Is It? by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Injuries related to walking and texting have tripled since 2004. Walking speeds can be reduced nearly 30% when someone walks and … Continue reading

PHYSICAL THERAPY TREATMENT FOR EDEMA OR EFFUSION
November 5, 2015 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Physical Therapy Treatment for Edema or Effusion by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Effusion in a joint with the presence of blood is a Hemarthrosis. NSAIDs or Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs can help to reduce … Continue reading

TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT DISORDER (TMD) AND PHYSICAL THERAPY TREATMENT
September 3, 2015 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Treating Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMD) by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Many patients with TMD have less pain when chewing on the involved side due to less compressive force on that side during the … Continue reading

PROPER SLEEP POSITIONS
August 13, 2015 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Proper Sleep Positions by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Adults should attempt to get 7-9 hours of “good” sleep per night. After shoulder surgery, put a pillow behind the involved shoulder blade when you … Continue reading

LUMBAR TRACTION
April 30, 2015 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Lumbar Traction and Newer Treatment Protocols by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Many insurance companies do not reimburse for the use of lumbar traction. Numerous recent studies have indicated that traction as a sole modality … Continue reading