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Trigger Point Dry Needling

Trigger Point Dry Needling

There are certain circumstances where pain persists despite an available treatment because of muscles that have developed into knots. This is called myofascial pain, and knotted areas are called trigger points. These trigger points are painful and highly sensitive when touched. Physical therapists may use the technique of dry needling (DN), also called trigger point dry needling. This is the modern practice of pushing thin solid needles throug

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Opioid Crisis and Physical Therapy

In the Wake of the Opioid Crisis, Physical Therapy a Safer Bet in Alleviating Pain

As we navigate through everyday living, it is almost a given that we will experience pain at some point. From minor pains like headaches and bump-related foot pain to pains as a result of major accidents, illnesses or disease, there is no telling how the pain will come.  Regardless of the cause of the pain, it is always important to know how to manage it. Unfortunately, the need to manage pain has led to the opioid crisis existing today. Opio

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Achilles Tendon, physical therapy

Taking Care of Your Achilles Tendon

For many people, a ruptured Achilles will be their first experience of a ruptured tendon. This is because the Achilles tendon is the most pronounced in the body.  Apart from its size, it also stretches from the calf muscles down to the bones in the heel. The size and spread of the Achilles tendon make it prone to injuries. Many injuries to the tendon are generally mild, resolving quickly over a short period. However, thousands of people suffe

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Physical Therapy for Knee Pain

You Can Now Be Free from Knee Pain

Knee pain is common in many adults. Apart from the ever-present feeling of discomfort it brings, it can also disrupt your everyday living.  When dealing with knee pain, you will not be able to walk around correctly or engage in the physical activities you love. Sadly, the number of reported cases of knee pain in the United States has increased over the last two decades. More than 25% of adults in the country have experienced knee pain at some

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Sports Therapy

What Sports Therapy Does for You

Sports therapy is vital for all sports professionals and all active individuals. Apart from helping to reduce the risk of injuries, sports therapy can also be used to prevent injuries from happening in the first place while enhancing your body’s physical condition. Here at Fusion Physical Therapy in Lawton, Oklahoma, our experienced physical therapists deploy a combination of physiological and pathological processes to reverse the damage don

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Soldier Injuries and Physical Therapy

Soldier Injuries and Physical Therapy

There has never been an institution that brought out as many musculoskeletal injuries as soldiers in the military. From physical training to military service, major complaints of young adult soldiers when they consult with physical therapists are painful musculoskeletal muscles. A musculoskeletal system consists of the muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves, discs and blood vessels. Movement deficiencies and muscle imbalance are major causes of pain

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Back Pain and Physical Therapy

Back Pain and Physical Therapy

Back pain affects people from all walks of life and remains one of the most common reasons for seeking prescription pain medications. But many patients have found out they didn’t need to resort to medications by going first to physical therapy clinics such as Fusion Physical Therapy, for treatment. Not only do patients avoid getting addicted to certain pain meds, but they also eliminate the need for surgery for chronic pain conditions. At Fu

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Migraines and Physical Therapy

Migraines and Physical Therapy

Migraines are a genetic, neural disorder affecting the central nervous system, mostly on one side of the head, though it may spread to the whole head. At times, pain may last for up to 72 hours. Migraines are a common symptom suffered across the globe. At Fusion Physical Therapy, our physical therapists are experts in dealing with the symptoms of this condition. Difference between a migraine and a headache The amount of pain makes migraines dif

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carpal tunnel syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Physical Therapy

The cause of carpal tunnel syndrome is a compressed nerve in the patient’s carpal tunnel. The abnormal pressure results in pain, numbness, tingling, and weakness in the hand. This is the median nerve, and it runs from the forearm into the palm of the hand and affects sensation in the palm and fingers (except the little finger). This condition greatly affects grip and wrist movement, affecting your ability to work. It may also be caused by ot

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Post Operative Physical Therapy

Post-operative Physical Therapy Rehabilitation | Fusion Physical Therapy

Post-operative physical therapy is also known as post-surgery rehabilitation, and it is a crucial part of physical therapy. It aids in proper healing of the muscles, bones, and soft tissues following surgery. It is necessary because it helps avoid injury or improper healing. Physical therapists will typically recommend that you take certain measures designed to prevent injury and improve the flexibility, motion, and function in a post-surgery reh

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Soldier Injuries and Physical Therapy

Soldier Injuries and Physical Therapy | Fusion Physical Therapy

For individuals who have served in the military, musculoskeletal injuries typically occur at a high rate and are also known as musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). MSDs are caused by the endless vigorous exercises that military personnel undertake in their quest to reach and maintain high fitness levels. MSDs affect the musculoskeletal system of the human body. The system consists of every organ or tissue that enables form, stability, and movement t

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Trigger Point Dry Needling

Trigger Point Dry Needling | Fusion Physical Therapy

There are certain circumstances where, because of stubborn muscles, pain persists and resists the available treatment plans. In an effort to address this issue, physical therapists now make use of dry needling (DN), a modern practice that’s been quite effective in situations where traditional methods fail. This relatively new practice is being used by medical specialists to rid their patients of unrelenting pain. While it is comparable to th

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Achilles Tendon

Taking Care of Your Achilles Tendon

The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the human body and, for the majority of people, the one that is  most likely to rupture. It weaves itself through the body from the calf muscles to the heel bones. Given how far it stretches, it is not surprising that it is often injured. While most injuries to this tendon are mild, approximately 30,000 people across the U.S. experience severe injuries to this tendon where it is torn, and sometimes ev

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Opioids and Physical Therapy

In the Wake of the Opioid Crisis, Physical Therapy a Safer Bet in Alleviating Pain

Pain seems to be intrinsically woven into the fabric of the human experience, with the majority of us experiencing considerable pain at some point in our lives. The pain could have been caused by an accident or injury, or as a result of a disease or illness. Whichever way the pain comes, knowing what to do to manage it cannot be overstated. It is this very thing that has brought about the opioid crisis, as more people succumb to opioid addicti

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Knee Pain

You Can Now Be Free from Knee Pain!

The last 20 years have seen the rise of reported cases of knee pain in the United States, with 25% of adults across America experiencing knee pain at some point. Not only does knee pain impede a person’s ability to walk, but it can also be a source of frustration. The good news is that you can effectively eliminate knee pain with the help of exercises and physical therapy. Yes; this is how you avoid becoming part of these statistics! For people

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