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Pilates-based exercise is a simple, effective way to work movement into pregnancy and help lessen lower back pain. Here, a pilates instructor shares three of her top exercises and a video demonstration, too.

 

A Pilates instructor and physical therapist explain the causes of back pain in pregnancy and share three gentle movements to help relieve it.

With PT sessions on hold during the coronavirus pandemic, patients looking to improve strength, resistance, and core stability can practice certain exercises at home. Plus, doctor-recommended pain-relieving devices.

With physical therapy sessions on hold due to COVID-19, patients looking to improve strength, resistance, and core stability can practice certain exercises at home. Plus, pain-relieving device recs.

Pain from LSS can be disabling. Here's how a few home-based exercises can help. Video demonstration included.

Pain from lumbar spinal stenosis can interfere with your ability to enjoy your life. Here, a Pilates instructor shares 3 simple, you can do at home to help strengthen the abdomen, realign the spine, and reduce chronic pain. Video demonstration also included.

Pilates instructor Shona Curley specializes in working with individuals diagnosed with fibromyalgia, Lyme disease, and chronic fatigue. Here, she shares her tips - and video demonstrations - for improving body awareness and regaining balance control.

Pilates instructor Shona Curley demonstrates balance exercises for those with fibromyalgia. A pilates instructor, she has worked on improving balance and body awareness in patients with fibromyalgia, Lyme disease, and chronic fatigue syndrome.

Following a concussion, doctors often prescribe a period of screen-free resting to help the brain recover. Here are some screen-free ways to keep your child entertained during her recovery.

Recovering from a concussion often involves resting the brain without looking at screens. Here are some tips to help you keep your child entertained during recovery.

You don’t have to take chronic pain lying down. Brian A. Rothbart, DPM, PhD, says chronic pain can be related to two inherited foot abnormalities—Primus Metatarsus Supinatus (also known as Rothbarts Foot) and PreClinical Clubfoot Deformity. Take this quiz to see if your feet could be contributing to your pain problem.

Take this quiz to help determine if your may have inherited foot malformations that are contributing to your chronic pain.

Mirror therapy has the potential to relieve the discomfort felt by many who have lost a limb, including injured service members returning home from military conflicts overseas.

Learn more about a novel treatment known as mirror therapy to treat phantom limb pain.

First prosthetic arm that can translates signals from person’s muscles to perform complex tasks

First robotic arm approved by the FDA for people with upper arm amputations. DEKA arm allows patient to perform common chores like unlocking doors, brushing teeth, and getting dressed.
An effective physical therapy treatment plan is one that includes both active and passive treatments. Learn how to manage your pain and other symptoms on a daily basis with physical therapy.
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