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Exercises to Improve Foot and Ankle Movement

Exercises to Improve Foot and Ankle Movement

Exercises to Improve Foot and Ankle Movement A lot of people experience foot or ankle pain at some point. The discomfort usually comes from excessive workouts, injuries, or chronic health conditions, which are all challenging to control and heal. However, there are several ways to manage foot or ankle pain, and one of them includes […]

published at Wednesday, March 24th, 2021
How to prevent seasonal joint pain

How to Prevent Seasonal Joint Pain

Are you able to predict changes in the weather because of joint pain and allergies? You’re not alone. Many people who suffer from chronic joint pain and stiffness have worse symptoms when the weather is colder. Although scientists still can’t say what exactly causes chronic conditions to worsen during the fall and winter, the liaison […]

published at Wednesday, March 24th, 2021

Shin Splints – How Athletes Can Avoid Them

Committed athletes and workout buffs like to think that nothing can prevent them from being active. However, at some point, the inevitable happens and injury occurs, requiring days, weeks, or even months of rest by the athlete. One of the most common injuries athletes experience is shin splints. Shin splints can be avoided with the […]

published at Friday, February 19th, 2021
Ergonomics Do's and Don'ts

Ergonomics Do’s and Don’ts

Ergonomics Do’s and Don’ts Nowadays, we have all begun to accept and adapt to the social distancing measures following the COVID-19 pandemic. Staying home quickly became an imperative for keeping ourselves and our loved ones safe, and it brought many changes in our lifestyle. We all started working from home, and it seems that the […]

published at Wednesday, February 10th, 2021
Returning to Exercise After COVID-19

Returning to Exercise After COVID-19

Returning to Exercise After COVID-19 For those who have been recovering from COVID-19, getting back to a “normal” routine can be quite a challenge. Because the virus gravely affects human health, people can’t just jump right into their running shoes and pick up where they left off. COVID-19 has changed many things in the world, […]

published at Wednesday, February 10th, 2021

What is Tommy Johns Surgery

  I have inner elbow pain. Do I need Tommy Johns surgery? With spring training right around the corner and recreational sporting activities gearing back up, we all may start hearing more and more about the famous “Tommy Johns” surgery to help treat elbow pain and dysfunction. This surgery tends to get a lot of […]

published at Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021

7 Ways to Manage Chronic Pain 

  Studies have shown that chronic pain affects approximately 50 million people in the U.S. Considering that’s 1 in 5 adults, you are probably one of them, and you are looking for a proper solution to the long-lasting problem. As always, Desert Edge Physical Therapy is here to help you!  We prepared a list of […]

published at Tuesday, December 29th, 2020

How to Reduce Back Pain through Core Exercises

Back pain is a troublesome condition most of us experience at some point in our lives. Stiffness, soreness, and chronic discomfort happen in both the upper and lower back area. While sometimes these symptoms go away with proper medications, other times they stay around for a while and are difficult to resolve.  One of the […]

published at Monday, December 28th, 2020

5 Common Running Injuries – How Physical Therapy Can Help

Running is one of the best ways to stay in shape, relieve stress, and get outside, but the longer you run, the more likely you are to experience one of the 5 most common running injuries. Desert Edge PT helps runners rehabilitate after experiencing an injury. While we always advise visiting with a leading Physical […]

published at Wednesday, October 14th, 2020

Understanding Dizziness – How Does It Affect Your Balance

    Understanding Dizziness – How Does It Affect Your Balance Dizziness can affect you in a variety of ways. It can disrupt your day-to-day activities making you unexpectedly nauseous, light-headed, disoriented, and more. If you feel like something may not be right, and dizziness is occurring, ask yourself the following:   Do you sometimes feel […]

published at Friday, June 12th, 2020

Knee Pain and Popping

It’s quite common to experience popping in your knee. However, if you are experiencing knee pain and popping, there could be an injury. Significant forces operate on the knee every day, as it’s responsible for connecting the two longest mechanical levers in the entire body: the upper and lower leg. It’s no surprise knee problems […]

published at Tuesday, May 12th, 2020
Stiff Knee Treatment - How Physical Therapy Can Help

Stiff Knee Treatment – How Physical Therapy Can Help

If you are experiencing knee pain, stiffness, or aches, moving around may seem like the last thing you should do. Often, you’ll find yourself being referred to physical therapy to get your strength back and on the road to recovery. For stiff knee treatment, physical therapy can help. Physical therapy, or rehabilitation, can ease your […]

published at Wednesday, April 8th, 2020
5 mistakes people make when returning to training after an injury

5 Mistakes People Make When Returning to Training After an Injury

If you’re an injured athlete, your main concern is most likely how soon you can get back into sports. While each athlete and each injury is unique, returning too soon can increase your risk of re-injury or developing a chronic problem. Additionally, you don’t want to wait too long either. Learn the most common 5 […]

published at Tuesday, February 18th, 2020
Shoulder Pain and Popping when Lifting Arm

Shoulder Pain And Popping When Lifting Arm

Your shoulder is the most flexible joint in your body. It’s structured for maximum flexibility, which is why it’s prone to more injury than others. Shoulder pain is one of the main reasons patients seek out physical therapy, with 30% of people experiencing shoulder pain at some point in their life. If you’re experiencing shoulder […]

published at Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
Physical Therapy For Natural Pain Management

Steer Clear Of Addictive Opioids With Physical Therapy For Natural Pain Management

  Living in pain is a chronic condition that no one wants to deal with on a daily basis. It is understandable that when you are living in this constant state of pain that you will try all of your options to relieve yourself of this ongoing discomfort. Even with this situation as bad as it is, […]

published at Thursday, February 7th, 2019