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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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Sports Therapy

What Sports Therapy Does for You

For sports professionals, sports therapy is extremely critical. In addition to helping prevent injuries, it rehabilitates the injuries of  sports professionals towards the highest attainable levels of fitness. To accomplish this, physical therapists use a combination of techniques, including principles of both exercise and sports. At Fusion Physical Therapy in Lawton, Oklahoma, physical therapists leverage certain pathological and physiologic

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Back Pain

Back Pain and Physical Therapy

Back pain affects people from all walks of life and remains one of the most common reasons for people seeking appointments with their doctors. There are many causes of back pain, yet it is possible to eliminate most people’s back pain through simple exercises. Back pain patients would be delighted to learn that it is very likely that they can be cured of their back pain without the need to undergo an operation. At Fusion Physical Therapy in

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is quite common and in fact statistics show that in the U.S., one in every 20 people suffers this condition. People with this condition initially experience pain in their wrists and hands however over time, the pain will eventually affect the entire arm. What causes this pain? The pain occurs when a patient’s tendons and median nerve in their carpal tunnel experience pressure. As the pressure increases in this re

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Pelvic Pain

Women’s Health – Pelvic Pain and Physical Therapy

What is Pelvic Pain? A person experiencing pelvic pain can often feel the tightness of the pelvic floor muscles. Though the condition is more common among women, men can also be affected and while the pain varies from person to person and it usually gives a burning, sharp, stabbing or aching pain. What are the Causes of Pelvic Pain? There are many diseases and conditions that can cause pelvic pain. Some of the causes of pelvic pain include

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Women's Health and Physical Therapy

Women’s Health: Physical Therapy Benefits

The female body is very different from that of a male body in terms of development however women have very different conditions that affect them daily throughout all phases of life.  These conditions are mostly hormonal and most women experience these conditions during the childbearing phase due to the increased body activity. The condition might occur until a woman reaches menopause or beyond. Many of these conditions are the result of a weak p

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Soldier Injuries and Physical Therapy

Soldier Injuries and Physical Therapy

It has been noted that musculoskeletal injuries are a major source of disability for those who have served in the military due to the strict and strenuous exercise they undertake in order to be fit. Muscokeletal injuries affect the human body’s musculoskeletal system such as muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves, discs and blood vessels.  Muscoloskeletal injuries are one of the common causes in which soldiers visit doctors. Physical therapy i

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Migraines and Physical Therapy

Migraines and Physical Therapy

Migraines are common occurrences encountered by many across the globe. At Fusion Physical Therapy, we receive plenty of cases of migraines making our experienced physical therapists experts in dealing with this symptom. What is the Difference Between a Migraine and a Headache? The difference between migraines and headaches is the amount of pain a person experiences. Headaches create minimal pain and are more tolerable. Migraines, on the other h

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Pregnancy and Physical Therapy

Women’s Physical Therapy: Pregnancy

One of the most common conditions that almost 70% of the pregnant women struggle with is lower back pain. The main reason for this lower back pain is lack of alignment as a result of the center of gravity moving forward. As the pregnancy continues and the baby continues to grow in the womb there is some constraint on the mid-back, shoulder, and the entire neck-area. This eventually results in back pain. Besides, the normal pain in the back and

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome And Physical Therapy

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that affects those who exert great force on their wrists. The carpal tunnel is the tunnel-like structure on the palm side of your wrists, which protects the median nerve as well as tendons that aid in the flexing of your fingers. Carpal tunnel syndrome affects the median nerve, courtesy of the pressure put on it and may cause numbness or even irritation. This numbness and irritation can affect your grip and y

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Stress Incontinence

Women’s Physical Therapy: Stress Incontinence

To some women, laughing, sneezing, exercising or coughing can be embarrassing due to the result of those functions such as  wet pants due to urethra leakage. Urethra leakage is the condition commonly referred to as stress incontinence or stress urinary incontinence (SUI). In this day and age, out of every 3 women, 1 of them suffers from Stress urinary incontinence (SUI). However, as the age of women progresses, the condition becomes more prev

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Sports Injury and Physical Therapy

Sports Injury and Physical Therapy

Sports injuries usually occur due to the overuse and repeated stress that is placed on the muscle during physical activity.  For example: Tennis players commonly complain of pain in the elbow known as tennis elbow Runners experience pain in their shin and knee, known as runner’s knee. Runners also complain of injuries in their legs, neck and various other muscles. Baseball players have pain in their shoulders Some people need sur

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Post operative physical therapy rehabilitation

Post Operative Physical Therapy Rehabilitation

An important aspect of physical therapy is the restoration of normal and everyday body function after an injury, surgery or just normal day to day wear and tear. Physical therapists also like to provide education for injury prevention. After surgery your body tissues, muscles and bones need time to heal. After surgery, many people experience reduced flexibility and functionality in their body because of their limited mobility when they were re

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