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Physical Therapy for Hip Surgery

Physical Therapy for Hip Surgery

by Holly (SU)
Whether you have hip replacement surgery or surgery to repair a hip fracture, recovery takes time.

Hip Fracture Types and Complications

Hip Fracture Types and Complications

by Holly (SU)
A hip fracture is a serious injury. It is defined as a break in the upper quarter of the femur, or thigh bone

What is Reverse Shoulder Replacement?

What is Reverse Shoulder Replacement?

by Holly (SU)
Your shoulder is a complex ball-and-socket joint supported by muscles and tendons that together are called the rotator cuff. It is the muscles of the rotator cuff that power your arm and allow it a wide range of motion.

What Kinds of Conditions are Treated with Physical Therapy

What Kinds of Conditions are Treated with Physical Therapy

by Holly (SU)
Physical therapy is a way to treat many different types of diseases, illnesses, congenital, or acquired conditions through exercise, massage, heat/cold, and other methods.

Why Your Doctor May Recommend Orthotics

Why Your Doctor May Recommend Orthotics

by Holly (SU)
Orthotics are therapeutic devices designed to change the way your foot meets the ground when you walk. They are also referred to as orthoses and can include custom-molded inserts for your shoes or braces. Orthotics are an effective treatment for many foot and ankle conditions affected by your gait or alignment.