PhysioFit caters to a range of aches and pains

The word “relaxed” may not come to mind when most people think of physical therapy. For those who seek relief from aches and pains, the vision of a sparse workout room manned by a trainer and tedious discipline may be less than appealing. But step into PhysioFit Physical Therapy & Wellness at Loyola Corners in…

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New Moms are smiling after blocked milk duct treatment

As I’ve reported previously, more than 200,000 cases of blocked milk ducts occur in nursing mothers in the U.S. every year. In this column, I’d like to share my own personal experience as one of those mothers. While it was challenging for many reasons, I’m deeply grateful for this experience because it ultimately led me…

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Healing the heel: Top solutions for mitigating foot pain

We live in a fast-paced and busy world. Taking time off for an illness or injury can be stressful or even panic-inducing. When people wake up and discover sudden heel pain disrupting their ability to walk comfortably, they often think, “How fast can I get pain relief and walk freely again?” WHAT CAUSES PLANTAR FASCIITIS?…

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Always Feeling Stressed? Here Are 5 Ways To Beat It

There are days when everything seems to go your way… Days when every traffic light is green, every person you walk past on the street gives you a smile, and you wake up feeling great after a decent nights sleep. Those days you feel on top of the world like nothing can go wrong. But…

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Top 4 Habits Associated With Bladder Problems

Millions of women – and men! – in the U.S. suffer daily with a bladder that holds them back. It may be a small (or not so small) leak of urine when you cough, sneeze, laugh, jump, or lift something heavy. Or maybe it’s the need to go so frequently that you avoid going certain…

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Should I Do Yoga If I Have A Pelvic Floor Problem?

This is a question that I am asked so often, it deserves a good thorough answer in its own blog post. Yoga is an amazing way of calming your mind, exercising your body, and just having a great night’s sleep. There are many great benefits to be enjoyed from practicing yoga.Yet, there has also a…

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Tips For Runners: 3 Key Areas To Focus On To Help You Cross The Finish Line

Have you taken up a new fitness routine after Christmas? Or are you sticking to your New Years Resolution?  This past month alone, I’ve seen many clients who have mentioned signing up for local 5K and 10K runs and starting to schedule training for these races over the next few months (the majority actually being…

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What You Need To Know About Pelvic Pain

Pelvic pain is a topic I am asked about so frequently that it bears talking about from a variety of angles.  So many women and men live day in and day out with pain in their pelvic region, buttocks, genitals, pubic area, tailbone, groin, bladder, genitals, rectum. It can get in the way of day…

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3 Things You Could Be Doing That Make Knee Pain Worse

Have you ever experienced knee pain? The kind that slows you down in life, clicks when you walk up and down the stairs, hurts every time you bend down, aches when you sit, and just generally leaves you feeling frustrated wondering when it’s finally going to wear off… If that sounds like you, you’re not…

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How to Avoid Knee Replacement Surgery Even With a Diagnosis of Bone-on-Bone Arthritis

“I don’t want to do anything crazy like run a marathon I just want to live my normal life without this constant knee pain.” – Diane, 60, Los Altos Diane had been struggling with knee pain for the past few years, after her doctors had done a scope on her meniscus that never fully recovered.…

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