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neck-pain

Neck Pain and Headaches from Stress

October 20th, 2017

Stress is nothing more than our reaction to a provocation that upsets our physical and/or mental equilibrium. Therefore, stress is an inevitable part of life. Nevertheless, when we are faced with stress, our “fight or flight” response can be triggered; this causes the production of hormones including adrenaline and cortisol to increase and rush through

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arthritis

How to Treat Arthritis Pain

October 10th, 2017

You have more options than ever for the day to day aches and pains of arthritis in the current generation of medicine. When combined with professionally monitored physical therapy, you can use all of the following tips to relieve the symptoms of arthritis while improving the strength and the mobility of your muscles. A Program

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Summer Runs

July 15th, 2017

If you like to run like I do you’ve probably suffered with knee pain at some point in time throughout your journey.  Your mileage, speed and overall performance slowly diminishes with every run and you find yourself skipping those perfect summer days because of the pain.  Without a doubt running can be damaging to the

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Physical Therapy Following a Lower Extremity Amputation

July 12th, 2017

Ashley G. George, DPT working with Arthur C. Spears, patient at the New Orleans East clinic There are approximately two million people currently living in the United States with a lower limb amputation. The majority of cases are caused by some form of trauma or from complications of vascular diseases like diabetes. An amputation can

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ALINE Orthotics

July 20th, 2016

At STAR Physical Therapy we are glad to be helping our patients with Aline Orthotics. ALINE was founded to improve how people move from the ground up. We believe when we improve movement patterns, we can reduce injuries and reduce the need for surgeries. This Wall Street Journal article agrees. Wall Street Journal Sept.1 Bunions,

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Thanks to Aline Orthotics, I walked around the whole zoo!

August 29th, 2017

We have been utilizing the Aline inserts at our New Orleans physical therapy offices for a few weeks now. Staff have been trained in what type of patients need to be assessed on the measuring device, and the patients that need Aline are loving it. A couple of weeks ago I had a patient with

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Dry Needling – It Takes What You Put

July 20th, 2016

When I would ask my grandmother how to make a particular dish for dinner, she would instruct on what to put into the dish. When I would ask how much of each item to use, she would reply “it takes what you put.” In the world of Physical Therapy here in Louisiana, there are no

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Concussions can cause other Injuries

July 20th, 2016

In the past few years, concussion has received a great deal of attention as people in the medical and sports worlds have begun to speak out about the long-term problems associated with this injury. The Centers for Disease Control estimate that in sports alone, more than 3.8 million concussions occur each year. Recent scientific evidence

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