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Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia

This is perhaps the most common condition that is affecting approximately 5 million people in the United States. Fibromyalgia is very common in women who are between 30 and 50 years old. This condition usually affects the bones and muscles of the patient characterized by fatigue and/or pain in the muscles & joints. Although there is no determined cure for fibromyalgia, at Fusion Physical Therapy, our trained physical therapists understand

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Spine Therapy

Spine Therapy

Back pains can be very devastating and uncomfortable which make the victim look desperately for relief. Spinal Therapy is designed to reduce inflammation, boost nerve function, and relieve some pressure built in the joints for those suffering from spine-related issues. It has been used by our spine and physical therapists to treat pains associated with neck, shoulder, headache, and back. You can also get the relief by visiting us at Fusion Physic

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Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis

According to statistics, there are over 2 million people in America that suffer from this condition every year and 10% of Americans have it in their lifetime.  Plantar fasciitis is a common condition that can occur to everyone but more common to those who are above 40 years. Plantar fasciitis is basically a condition where one experiences pain at the heel and/or along the arch especially when one exerts weight on the foot. Sometimes this cond

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

According to the study, in every 20 persons in the United States, one is suffering from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS). It is a common condition that is usually associated with pain in the wrist and hand which eventually affects the whole arm. It occurs as a result of a lot of pressure exerted on the median nerve and tendons in the carpal tunnel. This much pressure causes pain, numbness, weakness, and/or tingling in your wrist, hand, and fingers.

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Sports Injury

Sports Therapy

Although athletics and general running done by most avid runners are great for the overall wellbeing, sometimes they get injuries in their practices and competitions. This is where you need quick sports therapy done so as you can continue with your activities. Sometimes the sports injury is complex calling for qualified physical therapists to handle it. At such a point, you need Fusion Physical Therapy to make sure you are back to your sports

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Pelvic Pain and Physical Therapy

Pelvic Pain and Physical Therapy

Pelvic pain is a condition that has become very common among the millennials across the globe especially the ones between the age of 18 and 50. Pelvic pain is usually associated with the tightness of the pelvic floor muscles among other causes. It is felt around the pelvis and genital regions. Many people have been treated of this condition by visiting Fusion Physical Therapy and you can, as well, say goodbye to pelvic pain. Our expert physica

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Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

Many consider this medical condition as the most painful in the world. Unfortunately, 80,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with this painful condition every year. Previously, CRPS was referred to as Reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD). What is CRPS? Well, this is a condition that arises when the peripheral and nervous system is injured or malfunction resulting in chronic pain. This pain can last for weeks, months, and/or years. Neve

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Tennis Elbow

Tennis Elbow and Physical Therapy

Although many people associate tennis elbow to the game, only a small percentage of the patients are tennis players. Lateral Epicondylitis, as referred to by medical practitioners, is a common condition that usually occurs when the elbow tendons are overloaded or overworked by having repetitive arm and/or wrist motions. Over-the-Counter drugs have been used by many to relieve the pain temporarily while others have gone for surgery that has lef

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Dyspareunia

Women’s Health: Dyspareunia and Physical Therapy

Dyspareunia is one of the major causes of interpersonal conflicts in marriages that affect approximately 20% of women in the United States. Dyspareunia is a medical condition where there is some recurring pain during intercourse which occurs when there is deep penetration, initial penetration or when there is a lack of lubrication. It may occur before, during or after sexual intercourse. Painful intercourse usually affects the physical health,

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Knee Pain

Knee Pain and Physical Therapy

Although knee pain is a treatable problem, many people are still suffering from it across the globe. Basically, your knee consists of 3 parts; the upper part, lower part, and the kneecap. To hold these 3 parts together are strong tendons, cartilages, and ligaments that ensure your knee is stabilized. Any damage or illness that affects these parts leads to knee pain. You don’t have to go through surgery as various hospitals suggest in a bid t

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COPD

COPD and Physical Therapy

Around two decades ago in 2002, the World Health Organization (WHO) released a report indicating that Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) was the 5th-leading killer around the globe. If something is not done this life-threatening respiratory problem will be the 3rd-leading killer by 2030. Besides, budget for COPD medical care will also increase drastically having in mind that by 2020 CDC expects $49 billion to be used. These are some

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Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Women’s Health: Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Physical Therapy

According to statistics, a third of females are usually affected by pelvic organ prolapse across the globe in their lifetime. Pelvic organ prolapse can be a very uncomfortable condition in the life of a woman which involves the pelvic organs and pelvic floor. Pelvic organs like uterus, vagina, bladder, urethra, and rectum are usually held in place by pelvic floor. These organs tend to bulge out when the pelvic floor weakens resulting in pelvic

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Kegel Exercise

Women’s Health: Kegel Exercises

What is a Kegel? Kegel exercises, also known as pelvic floor exercises were named after Dr, Arnold Kegel, who was the first physician to describe the repeated contraction and relaxation of the pelvic floor muscles. The pelvic floor muscles are located at the bottom of the pelvis that go from the pubic bone in front to the tail bone in the back and span side to side across our sit bones. Pelvic floor muscles help prevent bladder and/or bowel le

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Trigger Point Dry Needling

Benefits of Trigger Point Dry Needling (TrP-DN)

At Fusion Physical Therapy we specialize in Trigger Point Dry Needling (TrP-DN) as an effective way to alleviate painful and tender muscles. What are trigger points? Trigger points are knots within a muscle that may cause pain over a large area which may lead to challenges in performing everyday activities. In fact, when one of these trigger points is touched, it is painful and can create pain in other areas close to the initial pain point.

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Opioids and Opiates

Opioid Use vs Physical Therapy

With over 2 million Americans held under the grip of opioid abuse and over 130 dying daily from the overdose of these drugs, you can conclude that opioids are slowly becoming a national epidemic. Opioid dependency has made many think that it is the only way to deal with pain. Despite the efforts made by the CDC in releasing a guideline of how to use the drugs, the number of deaths and rates of abuse seem to still be high. With this concern in

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