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Taking Care of Shoulder Pain | Advent Physical Therapy

Four home treatments for mild shoulder pain

October 19th, 2020

Your shoulder is an incredibly complex joint made up of many interwoven ligaments, tendons and muscles. All these tissues operate together to help you rotate your arm, lift objects and raise your arms over your head. You use your shoulders for practically every activity. This means shoulder pain can make your life much more difficult. 

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Caring for Sciatica at Home | Advent Physical Therapy

Caring for sciatica-related back pain at home

October 18th, 2020

Sciatica-related back pain is different from your average sore back. It’s a burning, stinging type of pain in your lower back that runs into one of your legs. This kind of back pain is caused by a condition called sciatica, and it affects millions of people every year. Your sciatic nerve is the longest nerve

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Three Goals of Jaw Pain Therapy

The top three goals of physical therapy for jaw pain

October 17th, 2020

Chewing the food you eat. Talking to your family or co-workers. Sleeping soundly at night. Jaw pain can make every one of these normal daily tasks harder to do.  The most common cause of jaw pain is temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders. Medical research shows that up to 12% of Americans experience a TMJ disorder annually.

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