Glenn Dale / Bowie physical therapists offer some helpful tips to avoid IT band syndrome

July 26, 2017

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For all the runners out there, it might feel like pain is part of the game. Regardless of how many miles you run, if you’ve done it for long enough, you’ve probably had your share of injuries. Running-related injuries can range from some occasional soreness in your ankle to a much more serious ligament tear, […]

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Hyattsville physical therapists recommend high-intensity interval training for those of you with minimal time to exercise

June 28, 2017

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In our last blog, we offered some strategies to help you follow a more nutritious diet in order to lose weight, especially if not having enough time is preventing you from doing so. We also explained that you can’t expect to lose weight by healthy eating alone, and that regular exercise is also essential in […]

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Our Laurel physical therapists explain how it’s possible to keep a healthy diet and lose weight even if you have a hectic schedule

June 21, 2017

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Most people’s lives are jam-packed with commitments. Between work, family, friends and whatever other social functions you may have, the notion that there just “aren’t enough hours in a day” may sound all too familiar to you. As a result of this sort of overloaded schedule, little time may be spared to allow you to […]

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Long-term pain in Hyattsville: Could it possibly be in your head?

May 26, 2017

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Pain is an unavoidable part of life. Whether it’s stubbing your toe the first thing in the morning, nursing a tender ankle that you recently sprained while running, or a stabbing pain near the heel that you seem to get every time you walk up stairs, most of us can recall a recent time where […]

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Exercise and physical therapy are key to preventing pregnancy-related back pain in Glenn Dale/Bowie

May 15, 2017

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While it’s a comforting thought to know your baby is continuing to grow during pregnancy, the additional weight you’re carrying also means more strain on your spine, which can often lead to back pain. As many as 75% of pregnant women will experience back pain at some point in their pregnancy, and this usually occurs […]

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Shin splints are another pesky problem that develop this time of year, but Laurel physical therapy and some rest will help to address it

April 28, 2017

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In our last blog, we explained how plantar fasciitis is a fairly common injury that we see this time of year because so many people are getting back into their outdoor exercise routine, especially runners. Another injury that pops up pretty regularly with warmer weather is shin splints, which can prove to be a real […]

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Laurel physical therapists offer these effective exercises to help you avoid plantar fasciitis now that the weather is warming up

April 17, 2017

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With summer-like weather already arriving in Maryland, you can surely count on seeing a whole lot more people outdoors to soak it up with their favorite activity. This is great news for everyone, and the time of year that many of us look forward to the most. But for those of you embracing the weather […]

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Laurel physical therapists are capable of treating multiple sclerosis and improving mobility in patients

March 27, 2017

If asked what types of conditions physical therapy is primarily used to treat, most people would likely assume it to be injuries such as ankle sprains, rotator cuff tendinitis and osteoarthritis. While these and other injuries are in fact some of the most commonly seen conditions, they are just a small sample of the wide […]

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March is National Nutrition Month, and our Hyattsville physical therapists want you to get serious about your diet

March 15, 2017

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March is National Nutrition Month, and our Hyattsville physical therapists are getting in on the action and want you to do the same. Sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the goal of the campaign is to focus on the importance of making informed food choices and developing quality eating and physical activity habits […]

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Physical therapy is an essential part of rehabilitation for ACL injuries in Parkville/Baltimore

February 24, 2017

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There are about 900 ligaments in the human body, but some are injured at a much more regular rate than others. One of these is the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), which gets more than its share of attention, especially in the athletic community. There’s a very good reason for this: the knee accounts for approximately […]

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