22Feb, 2018

A Closer Look at Osteoporosis

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Osteoporosis is a common disease that affects people of any age and gender. However, women are at greater risk than men. Approximately 55% of Americans who are 50 and older are affected by this disease. Osteoporosis causes a thinning and weakening of the bones and thin bones are the cause of more than 1.5 million fractures each year in the United States. Let’s take a closer look at Osteoporosis. It is a bone disease that is characterized by low-bone density, decreased bone strength and a change in the bone structure. […]
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31Jan, 2018

Interstitial Cystitis (Painful Bladder Syndrome)

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Many people with interstitial cystitis (IC) and their physicians are turning to physical therapy to help ease IC symptoms and pain. Interstitial cystitis, also known as painful bladder syndrome, is a chronic condition that causes bladder pain, bladder pressure and sometimes pelvic pain. The pain can range from mild discomfort to severe. The muscular, hollow organ that stores urine is your bladder. The urgency to pee happens when the bladder is full and expands signaling the brain through the pelvic nerves that it is time to pee. However, with interstitial cystitis the signals get […]
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31Jan, 2018

Learn More About Trigger Point Dry Needling

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Do you experience muscle spasms and muscle tension? If so, then Trigger Point Dry Needling (TrP-DN) may be an effective treatment to alleviate pain. TrP-DN has been known to produce results in treating muscle spasms and muscle tension that is accompanies conditions like nerve irritation, arthritis, muscle and ligament strains as well as herniated discs. It has also been known to reduce soreness and tenderness in trigger point areas, which are hyperirritable spots in a muscle. TrP-DN is a specialized technique and the therapists at Oklahoma Physical Therapy, effectively treat […]
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29Dec, 2017

What is Peezing?

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Peezing, the term to describe peeing at the same time as you sneeze.  If you are a peezer, you are not alone. Peezing can happen during any type of physical movement including coughing, sneezing, jumping or running. These types of activities put pressure on your bladder. Peezing is a symptom of stress incontinence and is common among women, especially after childbirth. Urinary incontinence is when undesired urine leaks and those with urinary incontinence tend to have issues with holding their urine and being to start peeing. Urinary incontinence involves the […]
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27Dec, 2017

Benefits of Aquatic Therapy

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Do you experience low back pain or joint pain from daily repetitive activities or sports? If so, then aquatic therapy may benefit you and help you relieve the pain. Aquatic Therapy is a specialized physical therapy technique that takes place in a heated pool. Therapists have experienced great results with aqua therapy and it still remains to be one of the best alternatives to achieve full range of motion regardless of the pain or injury. Why Aqua Therapy? The warmth of the water and the massaging effects allow your muscles […]
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