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How to Sleep with Sciatica

Sleeping with sciatica can feel like pulling a wooden piece out of a Janga tower: one false move, and you’ve got serious problems. Most sufferers have learned to avoid the subtle shifts and positions that set off their pain, but even experienced sciatica sleepers can have trouble getting a good night of rest. It can […]

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Is Carpal Tunnel Permanent?

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is an unfortunately common condition that causes severe pain in the wrist and hand, making everyday living activities difficult. Often, CTS is caused by repetitive strain injury at work and is one of the leading contributors to workers’ compensation claims in the United States. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome occurs when the median […]

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Tinel’s Test for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

If you have pain, tingling, or numbness in the hands and wrist, you must visit a medical professional, usually a neurologist, to determine the cause of your symptoms. When you visit your doctor, they may perform what is known as Tinel’s Test, or Tinel’s Sign, to determine if there are irritating nerves in the wrist. […]

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What is the Difference Between Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy?

If you have undergone any type of rehabilitation for an injury, chances are you have encountered a physical therapist or occupational therapist- or a collective of the two.  Physical and occupational therapists work side by side in many settings and are often confused for one another. Despite several crossovers with these two therapies, they each […]

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