28Oct, 2018

What Is Fibromyalgia and How Physical Therapy Helps To Cure It

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What Is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is the stiffness of your joints, and tenderness of the muscles around your neck, knees, backbone, and your hips. Due to the stiffness, movement of your joints becomes difficult and become extra sensitive to even the mildest pressure. Fibromyalgia is the second common disorder in the world and is difficult to diagnose. Arthritis symptoms are similar to those of Fibromyalgia. Therefore, some experts put these two disorders in the same group. However arthritic pains are specified areas while fibromyalgia pains are widespread throughout your body. At […]
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14Oct, 2018

Have You Tried Aquatic Therapy?

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In our millennial generation, many people experience  various health conditions that have made them weak and/or disabled. Could it because of the poor lifestyles or environmental factors? Well, whichever the case, the good news is, you don’t have to live  with the  pain  or weakness. Why? Because Oklahoma Physical Therapy has you covered with their aquatic therapy technique. So what is aquatic therapy and how does it function? Understanding Aquatic Therapy In simple terms, this  type of treatment along with other exercises  take place in the water. Aquatic therapy is […]
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24Sep, 2018

Osteoporosis and Physical Therapy

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Osteoporosis The National Osteoporosis Foundation describes Osteoporosis as a disease of the bones. It is brought about by a loss in bone density and strength or the body’s inability to produce enough bones. As a result, the bones may weaken or become thin increasing the risk of bone fractures. This change in bone structure could cause Osteoporosis. Osteoporosis affects people of all ages worldwide. However, women, at menopause, and the old are more prevalent to the disease. What are the risk factors of Osteoporosis? There are several factors which may […]
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12Sep, 2018

What Do You Know About Pelvic Pain?

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Pelvic Pain is an internal or external pain around the pelvis and/or genital areas. From an American medical study, 1 in every 7 women suffers from pelvic pain especially those between 18-50 years. Besides, the condition generally affects 20% of the entire United States’ population including men. However, you can say goodbye to the condition at Oklahoma Physical Therapy. But what causes pelvic pain? Causes of Pelvic Pain This pain felt in the lower abdomen becomes chronic or severe if it exceeds 6 months of consistent pain. The following are […]
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14Aug, 2018

Women’s Health: Pelvic Organ Prolapse

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Pelvic organ prolapse is simply a protrusion of the organs in the pelvic region or through the vaginal opening. The pelvic organs support a complex network of ligaments, muscles, and fibers that link to the bony structure of the pelvis. If weakness is present, the organs might drop. There are 2 types of prolapse – asymptomatic and symptomatic. For the asymptomatic type, a hernia is present but does not extend beyond the vaginal opening. As for the symptomatic form, there is protrusion of tissue beyond the opening. What are the […]
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