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Thank You Community Medical Heroes!

In appreciation and thanks to all employees at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford, DE, Bob and Bobby Hammond provided 70 pizzas to the entire staff. A special thanks to Brothers Pizza located at 30214 Sussex Hwy # 3, Laurel, DE 19956 for the delicious pizza and our Laurel DE Physical Therapist, Ryan Fleming for delivering.

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 »

National Police Week

Today we recognized local Law Enforcement Men and Women in the Berlin/Ocean Pines, MD area with a pizza lunch from Paul and Vinny’s in the Pines Plaza. Thank you to each of you who go above and beyond the call of duty to keep our communities safe, especially in this challenging time. #nationalpoliceweek

Plantar Fasciitis

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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

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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 »

Robert Hammond, Jr And Robert Hammond, III, Father And Son Owners Of Atlantic Physical Therapy Donate $1000 To The Food Bank Of Maryland – Eastern Shore

  Atlantic Physical Therapy is a family owned physical therapy company with 9 clinics spread across Delaware and Maryland’s Eastern Shore. During this pandemic, the Hammonds have been looking for ways to give back to the community. They wanted to do something that would help as many people as they could right here in their backyard…. Read more »