The feet bear the weight of the body upon them, but the heel of the foot receives little thought unless it begins to hurt. Pain can originate under the heel (plantar fasciitis) or the back of the heel in the Achilles tendon.
Those who are diagnosed with fibromyalgia are happy to finally know what’s wrong, but they’re often depressed when they contemplate living with the condition. There’s no cure for fibromyalgia, but physical therapy is effective in alleviating the symptoms and improving quality of
The Best Way to Beat Arthritis at Activbody Physical Therapy in Orange, CA Arthritis-related pain has been the most common cause of adult pain and disability in the U.S. for the last 15 years and an estimated 294,000 children have some type
Tennis elbow is one of the most common injuries that people sustain, but it doesn’t just happen to tennis players. Less than 5 percent of all tennis elbow injuries occur in people who don’t play tennis at all. The term tennis elbow
Diabetes and Foot Care – What No One Tells You… Approximately 12 percent of those with diabetes will develop plantar ulcers and they’re responsible for approximately 85 percent of amputations of the lower extremities in diabetic patients. Physical therapy is beneficial in
Athletes, Injuries and the Solution at Activbody Physical Therapy in Orange, CA Strains, sprains, pulled muscles and even fractures are just some of the possible injuries that can befall recreational, amateur and professional athletes. The injuries are often more severe than those
Benefits of Plyometric Exercises Also known as jump training, plyometric exercises have gained new popularity in recent years and individuals are seeking the assistance of physical therapists in performing the movements. Plyometrics utilize explosive movements to build muscle and increase power. Originally
Yoga and Physical Therapy Most people don’t think of yoga as something that is connected to physical therapy. However, yoga is an effective way to manage a variety of conditions, maintaining flexibility and fostering movement. Yoga can be an important adjunct to
How to Protect and Strengthen the Knee and Foot Knee and foot injuries are common for people of all ages. They tend to occur during day-to-day activities such as walking, climbing stairs and running. In most cases, people tend to ignore the
Outdoor activities like gardening are a healthy and enjoyable way to live an active lifestyle. When the weather is nice, the outdoors are hard to resist. However, a lack of warm up and stretching can lead to aches and pains, even injuries.