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How Physical Therapy Helps Reduce Fibromyalgia Pain
Posted on May 30, 2017 by Admin

Fibromyalgia is an unrelenting pain condition that causes a number of physical and mental symptoms. Similar to chronic pain, fibromyalgia incites widespread muscle aches that can last several minutes, hours, or days. What makes this condition different from chronic pain, however, is the emotional toll it can have on a person’s quality of life. In addition to pain, fibromyalgia causes fatigue, general malaise, insomnia, forgetfulness, mood swings, anxiety, depression, and so much more.

Having said that, it’s important to use a multidisciplinary treatment approach for patients... Read More

Increasing The Value of a Practice through Targeted Patient Engagement
Posted on May 15, 2017 by Admin

What is Patellofemoral Syndrome(PFS)/Chondromalacia?

Patellofemoral syndrome, also known as PFS or chondromalacia, is one of the most common causes of chronic knee pain. When caught early, this condition can be treated with simple, conservative measures such as rest, ice, compression, elevation, and over-the-counter pain relievers. As the condition worsens, however, patients may require more advanced forms of care. Before jumping into possible treatment options offered at OSR Physical Therapy, our specialists want to explain what PFS is, how it’s caused, and common... Read More

Posted on April 20, 2017 by Admin

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), approximately 6 million car accidents occur in the U.S. every year, and of those 6 million, over 2.5 million car accidents are rear-end collisions. This type of car accident is the most common and can cause an injury called “whiplash,” which occurs when the neck extends beyond its normal range of motion. As a result, patients may develop the following symptoms:

  • Pain and stiffness in the head, neck, and shoulders
  • Loss of range of motion in the neck
  • Chronic migraines or headaches
  • ... Read More