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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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Pregnancy and Physical Therapy

Pregnancy and Physical Therapy

Pregnancy can create many issues for women. In fact, studies show that approximately 50% to 70% women experience back pain during pregnancy. For many women the pain disappears after pregnancy however more than 33% of the women will continue to experience back pain up to a year after pregnancy. While the baby is growing inside the uterus the pressure causes the center of gravity to move forward and creates a strain on the lower back which is where

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Back Pain and Physical Therapy

Back Pain and Physical Therapy

Within a three-month period of time, 25% of Americans will experience pain in the lower back. The pain is generally mild and eventually subsides. There are however times when the pain will not disappear, it returns or worsens. At Fusion Physical Therapy, we have patients that have undergone unnecessary surgeries, prescribed pain medicine and have large expensive medical bills to pay. Physical therapy is a more cost-efficient treatment that sho

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Technology and Digital Disabilities

Digital Disabilities and Physical Therapy

The age of technology has great benefits such as the ability to communicate with our family and friends frequently, the ability to receive information quicker and the ability to work more efficiently. However there are also disadvantages of this technology such as the side effects that our bodies experience. As we spend more and more time typing on our keyboards, thumb scrolling, tapping our screens we also begin to experience fatigue in our neck

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Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Women’s Health: Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Did you know that twenty percent of American women suffer with some form of pelvic pain which is also known as pelvic floor dysfunction?  For many Americans the pain is unidentifiable and goes untreated What is Pelvic Floor Pain? There are tissues and muscles in your pelvic area which form a sling that goes from the pubic bone to the tailbone which assists in supporting the pelvic organs as well as the abdominal organs; this is called the

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Women's Health and Physical Therapy

Women’s Health and Physical Therapy

Pelvic pain is becoming more and more discussed among women as well as urinary and/or bowel incontinence. All of these symptoms are a result of pelvic floor dysfunction which is caused by pregnancy, childbirth, surgery, chronic coughing, chronic constipation, trauma as well as aging. At Fusion Physical Therapy our women’s health physical therapist, Jackie Saravane can help! A women’s health physical therapist can help you alleviate pelvic

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Spine Therapy

Spine Therapy

Does your back hurt most of the day and do you spend a good portion of the day trying to relieve the pain? Have you heard of or even considered Spinal Decompression? At Fusion Physical Therapy we offer spinal therapy. Spinal decompression includes two types of treatment; surgical and nonsurgical. Nonsurgical decompression is often used to treat the following symptoms Back or Neck Pain Herniated or bulging disks Posterior Facet Sy

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Sports Injury

Sports Injuries and Physical Therapy

Injuries are common while participating in organized sports, competitions, training exercises, or fitness activities. Poor training methods, not warming-up, lack of conditioning, incorrect gear or equipment, fatigue, overuse and dehydration are a few of the causes of sports injuries. According to the National Institute of Health, the most common sports injuries include sprains, strains, Achilles tendinitis, fractures, knee injuries, rotator cuff

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dyspareunia

Women’s Health: Pain While Having Sex – Dyspareunia Treatment

Have you ever experienced pain while having sex? Then you may suffer from dyspareunia, a recurrent or persistent pain with sexual activity that affects approximately 10% to 20% of women in the United States. This condition can result in a lack of desire for sexual intercourse and damper the relationship a woman has with her partner as sexual intercourse should be associated with pleasure and not pain. When the pelvic muscles in the pelvic floor t

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migraines

Migraines and Physical Therapy Options

Migraines are the 6th most disabling illness in the world and approximately 37 million experience migraines. Every 10 seconds someone is being admitted to the emergency room complaining of head pain. The proper pain relief for headaches and migraines might just be found in physical therapy. Migraines are a pain that is far more intense that just a bad headache. Migraines are a genetic neurological disorder in the central nervous system which r

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Interstitial Cystitis

Physical Therapy is now being recommended by physicians for the treatment of interstitial cystitis (IC). Physical therapy is used to help ease IC symptoms and pain. Painful bladder syndrome, aka Interstitial cystitis, is a chronic condition that causes bladder pain, bladder pressure and sometimes pelvic pain. The pain ranges from mild discomfort to severe. Your bladder stores urine and is a muscular, hollow organ. When the bladder is full m

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Trigger Point Dry Needling

Trigger Point Dry Needling in Physical Therapy

Trigger Point Dry Needling (TrP-DN), a specialized technique that is creating a buzz in the physical therapy world, is a very effective treatment which reduces soreness and tenderness associated with trigger points. Trigger points are hyperirritable spots in a muscle. Our physical therapists at Fusion Physical Therapy are trained to effectively treat patients with face, neck, lower back, shoulders, arms, feet and hands utilizing TrP-DN. What i

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Peezing

Peezing – Peeing at the Same Time as You Sneeze

Peeing at the same time as you sneeze is commonly known as peezing.  Peezing often occurs during any type of physical movement such as coughing, jumping, sneezing, or running as these types of activities put pressure on your bladder. Peezing can signify a symptom of stress incontinence and is common among women, especially after childbirth. If you are a peezer, you are not alone. Urinary incontinence occurs when undesired urine leaks out. Mos

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The Achilles Tendon

One of the most common tendons to rupture is the largest tendon known as the Achilles tendon and stretches from the bones of the heel all the way to your calf muscles. When the Achilles tendon is injured, the pain is mild and creates a burning sensation and is stiff. There are approximately 30,000 people in the United States aging from 30 to 49 who experience a torn or ruptured tendon. While there are many different type of treatment for the A

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Pelvic Floor

Things to Know About the Pelvic Floor

There are several health issues that a woman deals with that affect the pelvic floor and include urinary incontinence, pelvic pain and bowel problems. Childbirth, chronic constipation, pregnancy, surgery, chronic coughing, trauma and aging a few types of issues women experience which may cause pelvic floor muscle tension, incoordination and weakness. There are many myths about women’s health and we are going to address two of them below. M

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