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Physical Therapy for Meniscus Tears

Do you have a suspected meniscus tear? Do you feeling popping, clicking or locking in your knee joint?   What is the meniscus? The meniscus is an extra layer of cartilage the provides cushion and support to the knee joint. There is a medial and lateral meniscus on the surface of the cartilage on the…

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Patellar Tendonitis Exercises – Tips for a Pain-Free Knee

By: Dr. Marc Robinson, PT, DPT, Cert. MDT Are you struggling with patellar tendonitis? In this article, I’m going to show you how to perform a sequence of exercises to strengthen the patellar tendon. The exercises described in this article should be directed by a physical therapist if you are recovering from patellar tendinitis. These…

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Trochanteric Bursitis – Is Your Lower Back the Real Issue?

By: Dr. Marc Robinson, PT, DPT, Cert. MDT Do you really have Trochanteric Bursitis or is there another source of your hip pain? Guess how many clients I have seen with Trochanteric Bursitis in the last four years? Answer: 2 out of 100 I have seen two true cases of trochanteric bursitis out of 100…

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Does Bad Posture Cause Lower Back Pain?

By: Dr. Marc Robinson, PT, DPT, Cert. MD Do you feel like you have bad posture? Do you feel imbalanced and notice that one hip sits higher than the other? It’s normal for us to feel “off” and “out of place” sometimes. But does poor posture cause pain? The research does not show a strong…

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How to Reduce Lower Back Pain While Sitting in Traffic

By: Dr. Marc Robinson, PT, DPT, Cert. MDT Thirty minutes feels like three hours when you are waiting in traffic with lower back pain. It’s hard for me to think of a more uncomfortable situation than being stuck in your car unable to move as your lower back pain steadily increases. Thankfully, I’m going to…

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5 Tips to Reduce Lower Back Pain While Sitting

By: Dr. Marc Robinson, PT, DPT, Cert. MDT Are you frustrated with lower back pain while sitting? Are you tired of getting pain while sitting in your office chair? You have heard, “Sitting is the New Smoking!” or “Sitting kills more people than HIV!” Those statements are not the most accurate, but the underlying message behind…

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Reduce Sciatica and Leg Pain Using this Technique

By: Dr. Marc Robinson, PT, DPT, Cert. MDT I remember the first time observing centralization. I couldn’t believe how fast she recovered. I thought it happened by luck. But then it happened to my next client with sciatica. It wasn’t luck. I was able to repeat the process. If you search for sciatica exercises on YouTube.…

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4 Tips to Avoid Lower Back Pain While Traveling

By: Dr. Marc Robinson, PT, DPT, Cert. MDT Bumpy car rides, long flights and carrying your luggage around while traveling can lead to strain on the lower back. If you want to enjoy your travel adventures without getting lower back pain or sciatica, then it will be important to read this article to learn tips…

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