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How to Lose Weight WITHOUT Exercising! (Yes, it can be done!)

How to Lose Weight WITHOUT Exercising! (Yes, it can be done!)

A lot of my physical therapy clients tell me they can’t lose weight because they can’t exercise (typically because they have things like knee pain, low back pain, sciatic nerve pain, or neuropathy, etc.).

In their minds, since they can’t exercise, they can’t lose weight either…

But I’m happy to tell you that you CAN lose weight WITHOUT exercising!

I’ll explain more of the details in the video, and I’ll also dissect how exercising long-term can certainly help you develop a healthier lifestyle, which will in turn help you lose weight in the future.

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2 Tests to Treat BPPV at Home (Vertigo)

2 Tests to Treat BPPV at Home (Vertigo)

If you’re looking to treat your vertigo at home, specifically BPPV, you’ll want to start with these two positional tests first!

Before you try out the Epley Maneuver (or the Gufoni Maneuver), you need to know which canal is involved, on which side.

Once you establish posterior canal vs. horizontal canal, and establish right vs. left, now you have a good shot at effectively treating your vertigo!

So make sure you test FIRST before you start trying treatments!

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Managing Arthritis Pain in Cold Weather – Expert Advice for a Happy New Year and Holidays

Managing Arthritis Pain in Cold Weather – Expert Advice for a Happy New Year and Holidays

As we usher in a New Year and celebrate the holiday season, it’s essential to remember that for many, the colder months can bring challenges associated with arthritis pain.

Arthritis, a common and often debilitating condition, affects millions of people worldwide.

Its symptoms, including joint pain, stiffness, and reduced mobility, can be exacerbated by cold weather. In this comprehensive blog post, we’ll explore expert advice on managing arthritis pain during the chilly months.

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BPPV Treatment – Avoid These 2 Mistakes! (Vertigo Treatment)

BPPV Treatment – Avoid These 2 Mistakes! (Vertigo Treatment)

If you’re trying to treat your BPPV (benign paroxysmal positional vertigo) at home, you’re going to want to avoid these two common mistakes!

The first mistake seems kind of obvious, but I think it happens quite a bit…

Mistake #1: do NOT skip to treating with the Epley Maneuver without first performing the Dix-Halpike Test!

Once you test, then you can proceed to accurate treatment with the Epley Maneuver.

And this leads to the second mistake I see a lot of people making…

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The Role of PT in Managing Fibromyalgia Symptoms

The Role of PT in Managing Fibromyalgia Symptoms

Fibromyalgia is a complex and often misunderstood chronic pain condition that affects millions of people worldwide. If you’re one of the many individuals living with fibromyalgia, you know that its symptoms can be challenging to manage.

However, physical therapy offers valuable strategies for improving your quality of life and minimizing the impact of this condition.

In this blog post, we’ll delve into the crucial role of physical therapy in managing fibromyalgia symptoms.

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