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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

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Thoughts on Sitting

Many people sit long periods of time either at their office, home or when travelling. Prolonged sitting can aggravate back pain, especially when there is disc pathology. There are many choices and options when considering seating strategies. For seated workers or computer users, the first step is to determine if your current workstation is set up ergonomically. If you need help evaluating your workstation or office set up, please call Leitner Physical Therapy for an evaluation. In the meantime here is a check off list for you to do a self evaluation. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ WORKING...

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What is Rotator Cuff Syndrome?

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Living With Lupus

The Lupus Foundation of America estimates that 1.5 million Americans, and at least five million people worldwide, have a form of lupus. Although lupus can strike men and women of all ages, 90 percent of individuals diagnosed with the disease are women. Most people will develop lupus between the ages of 15-44. Systemic lupus accounts for approximately 70 percent of all cases of lupus. In approximately half of these cases, a major organ, such as the heart, lungs, kidneys or brain, will be affected. Cutaneous lupus (affecting only the skin) accounts for approximately 10 percent of all lupus...

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