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what are fine motor skills
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Motor Skills Therapy: What Are Fine Motor Skills

Motor skills are basic movements that utilize the body’s muscles to perform a specific task. They require the brain, nervous system, and muscles to function...

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Joint Pain
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Joint Pain: Causes and Treatments

Joints are the areas of the body where our bones connect. They consist of bones and soft tissues that support and connect them: cartilage, ligaments,...

patellofemoral pain syndrome symptoms
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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome Symptoms Explained

Patellofemoral pain syndrome is pain located under and around the kneecap. Also known as “runner’s knee” this condition affects people of all ages and abilities—not...

What to Expect Functional Capacity Evaluation FCE - BenchMark Physical Therapy
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What to Expect in a Functional Capacity Evaluation

If an injury is keeping you from working, you may be wondering if and when you can return. It’s important to determine your current ability...

sciatic nerve pain
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Physical Therapy for Sciatic Nerve Pain

Approximately 40% of people in the U.S. will experience sciatic nerve pain during their lifetime. Symptoms range from mild discomfort to intense and debilitating chronic...

rotator cuff pain
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Physical Therapy for Rotator Cuff Pain

Every year, an estimated two million people see their healthcare providers because of rotator cuff pain. Rotator cuff injuries are common and can often lead...

Physical Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease
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Physical Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease

After Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease is the second most common neurodegenerative condition affecting people in the U.S. Although some experts estimate as many as one...

different types of ankle pain
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Different Types of Ankle Pain and What They Mean

Ankle pain has a wide range of causes. It can be linked to a specific trauma to the foot or leg, or be related to...

what is plantar fasciitis
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What is Plantar Fasciitis Physical Therapy?

What is Plantar Fasciitis? One in ten people experience persistent foot pain due to plantar fasciitis. Also referred to as plantar heel pain, this shooting...

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Pelvic Health Physical Therapy For Pelvic Girdle Pain

Women’s health physical therapists evaluate and treat conditions impacting the joints, muscles, nerves and organs in the pelvis. While these conditions can occur in people...

Chronic Pain
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6 Healthy Lifestyle Tips for Living With Chronic Pain

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) approximately 50 million adults in the U.S. are living with chronic pain. Pain that lasts...

body pain due to cold weather
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Body Pain Due to Cold Weather: Does Temperature Affect Arthritis?

An estimated 58.5 million adults in the U.S. have some form of arthritis. If you are one of them, you may notice your joint pain...