Tendinitis vs. tendinosis: it’s important to understand which condition may be causing your tendon pain in Hyattsville

March 14, 2018

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Tendons are thick bands of flexible tissue made of collagen that connect muscles to bones. There are about 4,000 tendons in the human body, and they range in size from the tiny tendons within the fingers to the massive Achilles tendon connecting your calf muscle to your heel. When pain develops in one of these […]


Despite what you might believe, our Glenn Dale physical therapists explain that there really is no ‘perfect’ posture

February 23, 2018

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For as long as most of us can remember, we’ve been instructed to sit up straight and keep good posture. This concept has been drilled into our heads from parents, teachers and more recently, the media, as we’re repeatedly told that correcting posture can reduce the occurrence of problems like headaches and neck and back […]


Using a hot wax therapy can bring additional relief for your pain in Bowie

February 13, 2018

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If you’re dealing with pain in Bowie and you make the smart choice of coming in to see us at CAM Physical Therapy and Wellness Services, your physical therapist will first develop a customized treatment program to address your problem. This program will include a number of different components that are each utilized to address […]


What to do about arthritis pain in Laurel that gets worse in these cold winter months

January 26, 2018

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Chilling winter temperatures have a range of effects on just about everyone that has to deal with them, and for most of you, this means changing your routine to adapt with the weather. Planning ahead becomes even more of a necessity, and most individuals try to reduce the amount of time spent outside to as […]


Crazy enough to exercise outdoors in this frigid weather? Our Hyattsville physical therapists applaud your efforts, but urge you to do so safely

January 17, 2018

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  Winter has not been kind to much of the country so far this season, and we’re still only in early January. With more than two months remaining before the first signs of spring may begin to appear, it’s likely that the East Coast will have several more cold spells to come. For many, even […]


Could orthotics be the solution to your foot pain in Glenn Dale?

December 20, 2017

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The way in which your feet connect with the ground has a great impact on how you walk or run, and whether or not you’ll deal with pain in the process. The feet are the foundation for these types of movement, and if they strike the ground incorrectly when walking or running, it can start […]


How to drop the pounds without the pills from our Laurel physical therapists

December 12, 2017

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These days, it feels like every month or so a new dietary trend emerges that promises to be “the one” that will solve all your weight loss problems and finally help you drop those pounds. If you’ve already tried a few—or perhaps even several—of these apparently easy solutions to losing weight without any success, then […]


Physical therapists offer tips on how to avoid overdoing it when exercising

October 19, 2017

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When it comes to exercise, many people just can’t seem to do as much as they’d like to, no matter how hard they try. But then there’s another group of individuals that exist on the other side of the spectrum: the go-getters who exercise on a nearly-constant basis. This may not sound like a bad […]


Hyattsville physical therapists and the rest of our team recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October

October 10, 2017

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign intended to increase awareness of the disease, the screening tools and the treatments available for it. While you may already know some of the facts about breast cancer from personal experience or that of a loved one, what you might not be aware of is the […]


Laurel physical therapists can effectively address your jaw pain that may be causing headaches

September 28, 2017

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Of all regions of the body that a physical therapist treats, you might think that the jaw would rank quite low on the overall list. But the truth is, disorders of the jaw are actually very common, and they can lead to a host of symptoms like headaches. Problems with the jaw, most of which […]