Posts by pjleitner

Happy New Year

May you all have good health and happiness in 2017.

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GOOD NEWS: I’m Back in the office

GOOD NEWS: I’m Back

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Update from Pam and thoughts on Rotator Cuff Tears.

Care and conditioning of the painful shoulder; There is much to do on a preventative side and conservative care is recommended before surgical intervention.

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Standing Desks

sitting is the new smoking? what’s an office worker to do to maintain good health?

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Best treatment for chronic, nonspecific low back pain

    The medical community recommends the following management of chronic, non specific low back pain. That is back pain not related to herniated disc, tumor or fracture.  Degenerative disc diesease and myofascial pain syndrome fall into this category. Cognitive behavioural therapy, supervised exercise therapy, brief educational interventions, and multidisciplinary (bio-psycho-social) treatment are recommended over injections, surgery and long term pain medication use. A physical therapist can evaluate your specific condition, screen for muscle imbalance and postural weakness....

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