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Cervical Dystonia Clinical Update

2024-05-13T16:54:30-04:00April 22nd, 2019|Categories: Physical Therapy Articles, Cervical Dystonia Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Cervical Dystonia or Spasmodic Torticollis is a condition characterized by abnormal spasm of the neck and shoulder muscles. This disease affects one’s ability to control their own muscles. Physical Therapy can be beneficial for people diagnosed with Cervical Dystonia. The treatment plan is highly individualized and may consist of many facets from relaxation techniques, yoga, stretching, nutrition support, meditation, dry needling and movement therapy. Treatment Goals The goals of physical therapy are to restore normal movement patterns, ones that have [...]

7 Breathing Benefits: How To Manage Stress, Anxiety, Fatigue & Pain

2023-12-21T14:39:28-05:00November 6th, 2018|Categories: Pain Management Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Have you heard that breathing exercises can help relieve chronic pain, stress, anxiety, sleeplessness and fatigue?  There is increasing awareness in our society that breathing exercises can be a useful tool to improve our health and performance.  Research has shown equal effectiveness among various forms of breathing exercises such as 4,7,8 breathing, alternate nostril breathing and yoga breathing.  Even though the evidence is supportive for reducing pain, managing stress and improving sleep many people avoid breathing exercises for a variety [...]

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