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Why Everyone Should Try Fire Cupping
Posted on August 30, 2017 by Admin

Fire cupping, also known as cupping therapy, is a treatment technique that places glass, bamboo, or plastic jars on the skin to enhance circulation, relieve pain, and extract toxins from the body. You may be familiar with fire cupping, or at the very least have heard of it, if you watched the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Why? Because American athletes like Michael Phelps and Alex Naddour could be seen sporting circular red marks on their backs, shoulders, and arms during the event. This sparked a media frenzy around what may have caused these marks, which has since led to an increase in ... Read More

Posted on August 30, 2017 by Admin

At OSR Physical Therapy, we see patients with varying levels of immobility and pain, all of whom come to us with the desire to increase their function and improve their quality of life. While this may be a tall order for some clinics, treating conditions related to orthopedic injury, sports injury, post-surgical injury, soft-tissue injury, back and neck pain, motor-vehicle accidents, general hand therapy, work-related injury, and neurological disorders are our specialties.

That said, it’s important for patients to undergo a complete evaluation with a member of our team to determine... Read More

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