PT Education

What is Torticollis?

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Torticollis is a condition that involves the muscles of the neck, causing the head to tilt to one side of the body or in one direction. The most common type of torticollis is congenital muscular torticollis, which means that this condition happens before birth. Babies can also develop this condition after birth, calling it acquired… Read more »

Understanding Peripheral Neuropathy

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Peripheral neuropathy (PN) is a condition that affects the nerves of the body, which in turn results in a variety of symptoms, including pain, changes in sensation, and alterations in muscle activity, which may also affect your balance. Peripheral neuropathy is classified by the symptoms that they cause or cause of the nerve damage. Depending… Read more »

Plantar Fasciitis

Feet

Plantar Fasciitis is the inflammation of the thick band of tissue, that’s located at the bottom of your foot, which runs from your heel to your toes. Plantar Fasciitis causes pain in your heel and is normally worse when you take your first steps in the morning, or after you have been sitting for a… Read more »

Spondylosis

Back Pain

A form of arthritis, spondylosis refers to degenerative changes in the spine such as bone spurs and degenerative intervertebral rises between the vertebrae. This can happen when discs and joints degenerate when bone spurs grow on the vertebrae or both. These changes can impair the spine’s movement and affect the nerves and other functions. Cervical… Read more »

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Wrist

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, is a condition that causes numbness, tingling, or weakness in your hand. This happens because of pressure on your median nerve, which runs the length of your arm, through a passage in your wrist, and ends in your hand. The median nerve controls the movement and feeling of your thumb and the… Read more »

Guillain-Barre Syndrome

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Guillain-Barre syndrome is a rare disorder where your body’s immune system rapidly attacks your nerves. This creates weakness and tingling in your extremities, that can quickly spread. The cause of Guillain-Barre syndrome is unknown, but it is often preceded by an infectious illness, such as a respiratory infection, or the stomach flu. If you’re suffering… Read more »

Surprised the staff at The Richard Henson Cancer Institute

Thanks to our very generous owners Bob and Bobby Hammond we surprised the staff at The Richard Henson Cancer Institute at Ocean Pines with pizzas for lunch. Thank you again to our neighbors at Paul and Vinny’s in the Pines Plaza for making the Pizzas. A very special thank you to PRMC for continuing to… Read more »

Knee Replacement Surgery

Is knee replacement the right option for you? Knee replacement surgery, or arthroplasty, can help to relieve pain and restore function in severely diseased knee joints. This is a procedure that involves cutting away damaged bone and cartilage from your thighbone, shinbone, and kneecap, and replacing it with a prosthesis (artificial joint) made of metal… Read more »

Spinal Fusion Surgery

Spinal fusion is an operation in which two or more vertebrae are permanently joined together. This is essentially a “welding” process, where the vertebrae are fused together so as that they heal into a single, solid bone. This can eliminate pain and restore stability to the spine. Your doctor will typically only recommend spine surgery… Read more »

Tension Headaches Relief

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Do you suffer from tension headaches? Tension headaches have been described as a dull pain, tightness, or general pressure around your forehead or the back of your head and neck. There are two types that affect those who suffer from them; episodic, and chronic. Episodic: This type of headache happens less than fifteen days per… Read more »

Vertigo Symptoms

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If you’ve ever had dizzy spells, where you’re feeling off-balance, or that the world is spinning around you, you may have experienced an episode of vertigo. Often caused by a problem with your inner ear, vertigo is often caused by; 1. BPPV: BPPV (benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, often occurs when small calcium particles clump up… Read more »