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Endometriosis and Pelvic Physical Therapy

What is endometriosis?
The most common symptoms of endometriosis are painful periods, pain with intercourse, pain with bowel movements or urination, infertility, and/or diarrhea during periods. Endometriosis is a condition in which tissue that normally lines the inside of your uterus, the endometrium, grows outside your uterus. Read More …

Treating Shin Splints

Medial tibial stress syndrome, more commonly known as shin splints, is an injury that commonly occurs in athletes who run and jump. The pain associated with shin splints comes from minor tears in the muscles on the inside of the shin bone that are caused by overuse. There are some factors that will increase the likelihood of someone developing shin splints. Read More …

Occupational Therapy After Surgery

Occupational Therapy After Surgery

Occupational Therapists commonly work with patients who have injuries or disorders affecting the upper extremity. This includes working with people after they have had surgery such as a Carpal Tunnel Release, tendon repair, cyst removal, amputation, or surgery to stabilize a fracture. Therapists work closely with surgeons in order to provide the best outcomes for their patients. Read More …

Pediatric Occupational Therapy

Pediatric Occupational Therapy

Typically, when people hear the term “occupational therapist,” they associate it with work or job-related tasks. When we discuss pediatric occupational therapy with someone unfamiliar with the profession they are confused as to why a child would need therapy to return-to-work. However, the term “occupational” just refers to how one occupies their time. Read More …