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Physical Therapy Management of Glenohumeral Osteoarthritis

September 23rd, 2019

Pamela Dibblee, Meynard Enriquez, Cameron Hui, Robert Lontz, Nancy Mulligan, Peter Trujillo Glenohumeral Osteoarthritis: Introduction and Background The incidence of glenohumeral osteoarthritis is 4.6% of all shoulder pain and 0.4% of all orthopedic conditions. The incidence of glenohumeral osteoarthritis in adults over the age of 65 is 16-20%.2  Post anterior stabilization procedure of the shoulder,

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Are Herniated Discs the Culprit of Your Back Pain?

September 20th, 2019

The spine is an extremely complex part of your body. It contains 24 bones, and 5 of those bones are located in your lower back. It also has a large number of nerves and intervertebral discs that help with movement. Unfortunately, it is sometimes possible for these discs to protrude (or “herniate”) through the cell

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Walk Away From Hip and Knee Pain With Physical Therapy

September 10th, 2019

Your hips and knees are common areas of discomfort in the body. This pain can become worse as people age, due to the body’s natural “wear and tear” of cartilage. Hip and knee pain can also be caused by injury, overuse, or deeper underlying conditions (such as arthritis). In some severe cases, surgery may be

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Interlateral Leg Asymmetries in Running Injuries. Do you have leg preferences and can this hurt you as a runner?

August 31st, 2019

Joseph Dea SPT, Meynard Enriquez DPT, Tiffany Ikeda-Simao DPT,  and Kaylen Wakumoto DPT Hawaii Sports and Balance Center – Lihue, Hawaii Champion track sprinter Usain Bolt has what was known colloquially as a “hitch in his get-along.” Despite his impressive professional career, Bolt has scoliosis, and a right leg that is approximately one half-inch shorter

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How to Rid Yourself From Those Pesky Aches and Pains

August 20th, 2019

Do you feel achy and stiff when you wake up in the mornings, as if your entire body is being weighed down? It is normal to feel this way every now and then – perhaps you had a tough workout at the gym the day before, or perhaps you spent a large amount of the

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