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Physical Therapist’s Guide to Greater Trochanteric Bursitis

Greater trochanteric bursitis, also known as greater trochanteric pain syndrome, is one of the most common causes of hip pain. While greater trochanteric bursitis affects both active and inactive individuals, it is most common in moderately active, middle-aged females or those who have recently increased their activity level. In all individuals, pain on the outside […]

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Physical Therapy and Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence can be a very embarrassing problem for many women and men.¬† You may be surprised to learn how common it can be…but you may be more suprised to learn that physical therapy can help and in many cases even cure urinary incontinence without painful and often unsuccessful surgery!¬† Read today’s blog to learn […]

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2,000 Steps a Day Could Save Your Life!

In keeping with our mission for wellness in the community we wanted to share this interesting article about a study recently published in the medical journal The Lancet: ¬† People with impaired glucose tolerance can reduce their risk of cardiovascular disease by 8% simply by walking an additional 2,000 steps a day, a large international […]

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Physical Therapist’s Guide to Achilles Tendon Injuries (Tendinopathy)

An Achilles tendon injury (tendinopathy) is one of the most common causes of pain felt behind the heel and up the back of the ankle when walking or running. While Achilles tendinopathy affects both active and inactive individuals, it is most common in active individuals; 24% of athletes develop the condition. Males experience 89% of […]

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Now Accepting Florida Health Care Plans!

We are pleased to announce that Progressive Physical Therapy in Ormond Beach is now accepting Florida Health Care Plans. Progressive Physical Therapy specializes in treating all of your physical therapy needs including the specialties of Hand Therapy, Manual Therapy, Lymphedema Therapy and Women’s Health and Pelvic Floor Rehab. We have two licensed physical therapists on […]

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Progressive Physical Therapy is Growing!

We are pleased to announce that Shayne Cleary, PT and Doctor of Physical Therapy here¬†at Progressive Physical Therapy in Ormond Beach has recently become a Certified Manual Therapist. Manual physical therapy is a specialized form of physical therapy delivered with the hands as opposed to a device or machine. In manual therapy, practitioners use their […]

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Manual Therapy and Neck Pain

Neck pain is very common, but the good news is that most neck pain is not caused by serious disease. ‚ÄúMechanical neck pain‚ÄĚ is the name healthcare pro¬≠fessionals use when joint and muscle problems result in neck pain. Current evidence suggests that a combination of manual therapy and exercise is effective for patients with me¬≠chanical […]

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Multidirectional Instability of the Shoulder (MDI)

Shoulder instability is a common injury among people participating in contact and noncontact athletic activities. While many people associate shoulder instability with a traumatic event such as a dislocation, multidirectional instability (MDI) can occur without trauma. MDI commonly occurs in people who have increased a joint’s movement, or have not exercised the joint over a […]

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Physical Therapist’s Guide to Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Injury

The medial collateral ligament (MCL) is the most commonly damaged ligament in the knee. The MCL can be sprained or torn as a result of a blow to the outer side of the knee, by twisting the knee, or by quickly changing directions while walking or running. MCL injury most often occurs in athletes, although […]

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