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Physical Therapy and Ankle Sprains

The ankle is very fragile part of the part composed of ligaments and tendons designed to hold numerous bones in place to carry the full weight of your body. Because of its fragility, ankle sprains can happen to anyone at any time. The most common type of sprain is called an inversion sprain. An inversion sprain involves rolling the ankle inwardly stressing the ligaments on the outer portion of the ankle varying in different degrees of severity. An eversion involved rolling the ankle outward stressing the ligaments on the inner side of the ankle. Most people usually experience an inversion sprain with normal activities because of the increased flexibility of the ankle moving inward. Ano

Tired All The Time Syndrome In San Diego

While it is normal to experience fatigue and energy loss with increased stress at home or work, usually a good’s night sleep will reverse this issue and an individual will usually awake feeling less stressed and tired the following day. If you have problems getting rejuvenation after a normal night’s sleep and wake up feeling tired and without energy or have increased fatigue all day it is possible you may have something called TATT, or Tired All the Time syndrome. This condition is increasing possibly due to the growing use of computers by day and iPads or cell phones and computers by night. This ritualistic behavior can cause poor habits which contribute to a multitude of health risks. So

Physical Therapy and Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

By definition thoracic outlet syndrome is a compression of the thoracic outlet which is a space in the front of the neck where nerves, arteries, and veins pass through on their way down the arm and to the fingers. The thoracic outlet is bordered by the T1 thoracic vertebrae in the back, the first rib, as well as the anterior scalene muscle in the front. Patients that have thoracic outlet will have a variety of symptoms depending on if the artery, nerve, or vein (or all) are being compressed. Some of the problems range from neck pain, arm/hand pain numbness and tingling, bluish color or reddish color of the fingers or hands, coldness of the hand, swelling of the arm/hand, arm/hand weakness,


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