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Do you have pain in the front of your knee or near your kneecap? Do you feel it when you use stairs, squat, run, or jump? Well, you may have a common form of knee pain called Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or ‘PFPS.’    The Patellofemoral Joint What is PFPS? Let’s...
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It’s that time of year again. The snow is no longer falling, the frigid temperatures are (hopefully) a thing of the past, the grass is growing, the trees are blooming, the birds are singing, and runners are once again hitting the road. Running can be difficult but also very rewarding...
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Education and Expectations for an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tear You’ve likely heard the term ACL or even know someone who has injured theirs, but may not know what exactly it is. An anterior cruciate ligament injury is the over-stretching or tearing of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in the...
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Are your normal daily activities suffering because of your pain? Chronic pain is the most common reason adults seek treatment in the United States! Research has shown that the long-term effects of chronic pain often cause individuals to reduce or eliminate physical activity. Chronic pain is generally defined by pain...
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All of us have experienced trigger points, or “knots” in our muscles at some point in our life, but few are aware what is actually happening in the muscle that causes it to hurt. Trigger points are thought to be the result of overuse of a muscle fiber. In healthy...
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Have you ever noticed in winter weather or cold temperatures that the color changes in your fingers, toes, and/or nose? If it is also accompanied by numbness or a freezing sensation, you may be part of the estimated 8% of people in the United States with Raynaud’s Syndrome.
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Running is an amazing activity as it is low-cost, easily accessible, and provides numerous health benefits. However, along with other sports, running can lead to frequent pain and injuries. Approximately 56% of recreational runners sustain a running-related injury per year, while long-distance runners have an even higher incidence rate of...
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Smartphones have become a huge part of our daily lives – our primary form of communication personally and professionally. Right at our fingertips we have the internet, text messaging, video chatting, social media, email, GPS, music, a camera, and an app for nearly anything else you could think up. According...
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January 2021, Axes Physical Therapy kicked off the 12 Month Movement Challenge. The goal of our year long challenge is to counteract the negative effects that our more sedentary life had on ALL us throughout 2020. The ownership team of Axes Physical Therapy made the decision to do something about...
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January 2021, Axes Physical Therapy kicked off the 12 Month Movement Challenge. The goal of our year long challenge is to counteract the negative effects that our more sedentary life had on ALL us throughout 2020. The ownership team of Axes Physical Therapy made the decision to do something about...
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