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What Tom Brady can teach parents to protect their kids from injury

BY Dr. Pawan Grover, M.d. Every 25 seconds, a kid gets injured in sports. About 2 million high school kids will suffer an injury this year along with 75% of all college athletes. As an interventional spine specialist treating athletes, I’ve seen the heartbreak and pain these injuries inflict o ...

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Dry Needling

AOK is now offering Systemic Dry Needling as part of the wide range of services in our state-of-the-art Physical Therapy Department. After an overall assessment, Dry Needling may be recommended as part of your custom-tailored therapy plan that AOK creates for each of our patients. What is Dry Needli ...

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Pregnancy & Back Pain

Although pregnancy is an exciting time, there are many aches and pains that go along with growing a baby. Most women, regardless of physical status or age, experience some type of orthopedic condition during their pregnancy. The most common complaint is back pain, namely in the lower back region. Th ...

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Achilles Tendon Injury

The Achilles tendon is a band of tissue that connects the heel bone to the calf muscle of the leg. Injury to the tendon may cause it to become inflamed or torn.Achilles tendonitis is the term used when the tendon is inflamed. The inflammation causes pain at the back of your leg near the he ...

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Arthritis 101: What You Should Know

Arthritis: Who is at risk? As the leading cause of disability in America, arthritis does not discriminate, as some form of it affects people of all ages, gender and race. However, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), arthritis is more common in women than men and in tho ...

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’Tis the season to be safe while decking the halls this holiday

With the excitement of the hustle and bustle surrounding the holidays often comes an increased probability of various injuries. Approximately 250 people a day are hurt by decorating accidents between Nov. 1 and the end of December every year. Nearly a third of these injuries are the result of fallin ...

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Overview of Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF)

Method of promoting or hastening the response of one neuromuscular mechanism, through stimulation of various neurological pathways. This is done by placing specific demands on the patient’s nervous system to assure a desired response which is/are related to normal response of the neurom ...

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Why Balance Your Throwing Muscles?

Baseball is a great game, but do baseball players really want to know how the shoulder muscles work during the overhead throwing motion? I think they might. Baseball is a great game, but do baseball players really want to know how the shoulder muscles work during the ove ...

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What Parents Should Know About Youth Sports

Nearly 40 million children and adolescents participate in organized sports in the United States each year. And even more participate in informal recreational activities. Although sports participation provides numerous physical and social benefits, it also poses a large risk of sports-related injurie ...

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Back to School Backpack Safety

With school in full swing, homework, projects and other assignments are ramped up for kids of all ages. This means that your child’s backpack is probably packed at the max capacity on most, if not all, days. It’s important for parents and children to be aware of the potential dangers that heavy ...

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