Health Blog

So You Have Back Pain – Chances Are, It Could Be From a Herniated Disc

September 20th, 2020

Did You Know Your Back Pain Could Be Stemming From a Herniated Disc? How do you know whether you have a herniated disc or it’s just good old back pain? One telltale sign can be where the pain is located. Strange neck pains, back pains, or extremity symptoms can indicate a variety of potential problems

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How Can Women’s Health Physical Therapy Help Me?

September 17th, 2020

The therapists at Excellcare evaluate conditions specific to women’s health, and create a plan of care that will return the patient to their highest function.  Some common diagnoses are: Incontinence Due to changes in estrogen in a women’s lifespan, and/or physical stresses such as childbirth, many women experience leakage of urine.  With the proper strengthening

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Find Effective Relief for Your Hip and Knee Pains Today With Physical Therapy

September 10th, 2020

Are You Living With Hip or Knee Pain? Physical Therapy Can Help There are so many causes of hip and knee pain, from excess weight to sports injuries, advancing age to repetitive motion injuries. Whatever the cause of your hip and/or knee pain, if you are experiencing it regularly you need to find a way

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Common Running Injuries

August 20th, 2020

Let’s talk about how running injuries happen.  A leading cause of injury to runners is training error.  Large changes in running volume or speed can contribute to these injuries.  A runner’s training program should be consistent, slowly building up intensity.  Poor strength of legs, and lack of good coordination leads to improper form and may

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When Can You Get Back To Running: Postpartum?

August 10th, 2020

One commonly asked question by patients who have just delivered a baby is “When can I get back to running? A good guideline is to perform low impact exercises for the first 3 months postpartum.  Then, in the 3-6 month timeframe, a return to run program may begin. One important factor in return to run

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