Bell’s Palsy Or A Stroke?

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Atlanta GA Bell's Palsy TreatmentWhich one may have caused your facial weakness? Bell’s Palsy and stroke symptoms can look very similar when looking at their effects on the facial appearance. Here are general guidelines to help you differentiate which one has caused your facial muscle weakness. Always consult your doctor for an accurate diagnosis, but here are some clues for you to consider. (more…)

How Physical Therapy Helps Your Heart

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Physical Therapy Clinic near Atlanta GAHeart Health Month is almost here, and while we know that we can do things like eat well and maintain a healthy weight to protect our cardiovascular health, there’s another way you can keep your heart strong, too, that you might now have thought of…physical therapy.

It’s true. Working with a physical therapist can help you fend off cardiovascular disease by tackling some of the top causes of one of the most deadly conditions for men and women in the United States. (more…)

Cooler Temps Call For Hand Therapy

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Hand Therapists Atlanta GAAs the temperatures drop, many people suffering from hand and wrist conditions such as arthritis and carpal tunnel syndrome often find themselves dealing with more pain, and other symptoms such as tingling and swelling.

If cooler temps are aggravating your hand or wrist condition or injury, consider these tips:

  • Stay warm. Keeping hands protected from cold temps is an easy way to fend off pain. And stick with mittens, rather than gloves, since they don’t separate the fingers.
  • Keep the blood circulating with movement. Lightly squeezing a small rubber ball, performing therapist-approved hand exercises, and rubbing hands together can increase blood flow and decrease pain and other symptoms.
  • Keep bones, muscles, and joints strong with anti-inflammatory food and plenty of calcium and vitamin D.

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The Best All Natural Pain Reliever

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Physical Therapy Clinic Atlanta GAHave you smiled today? If not, go and ahead and do it now, because it could actually make a huge difference in the level of pain you’re experiencing.

Studies have found that people suffering from chronic pain conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, back pain, and fibromyalgia experience less pain and fewer symptoms simply by adopting a positive attitude. Some research has even found that a happy outlook can be as effective as taking painkillers.
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