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Avoid slips and falls in icy conditions
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Avoid slips and falls in icy conditions

Avoid slips and falls in icy conditions :
Slips and falls in icy conditions are a common problem. But there are things that we can all do to reduce the risk of getting hurt. Follow the guidelines below if you do have to go out in icy conditions.
Tips for avoiding slips and falls:
You should:
  • Think about the best route to your destination and plan on a little extra time to get there
  • Avoid rushing or taking shortcuts over areas where snow or ice removal is incomplete
  • Select appropriate footwear - flat footwear with rubber soles provides better traction on ice and snow than leather-soled or high-heeled shoes

Frozen Shoulder

Frozen Shoulder
Adhesive capsulitis, also known as frozen shoulder, is a condition characterized by pain and significant loss of both active range of motion (AROM) and passive range of motion (PROM) of the shoulder. While many classification systems are proposed in the literature, frozen shoulder is most commonly classified as either primary or secondary. Primary frozen shoulder is idiopathic in nature, and radiographs appear normal. Secondary frozen shoulder develops due to some disease process, which can further be classified as systemic, extrinsic, or intrinsic.

Staying in Shape This Summer !

Optimum Health Physical therapy.Staying in Shape This Summer !
Staying in shape during the summer months can be hard, especially if you’re on vacation. (Because who doesn’t “cheat” a little on a diet during vacation, right ? ) But there are a lot of fun summer activities you can participate in that have all the benefits of traditional exercise without feeling like exercise at all. As long as you’re smart, you can have fun in the sun while avoiding common summer injuries.
  • Jump In:Staying in shape is a lot easier in water.

Tension Headaches

Physical Therapy/ Neuro-musculo-skeletal Perspective:

This is a very common problem seen by me and Francis in New York City. Tension headaches commonly relate to the sub-occipital region where the vertebrae of the neck, the cranium, and the surrounding tissues come together. In anatomical terms this is known as the craniovertebral junction, which is a collective term referring to the atlas, axis, occiput, and surrounding ligaments and soft tissue.

The headaches arising from this region are also known as “Occipital Headaches” which according to many clinician’s, originate in the cervical region, especially if cervical traction decreases the headache pain.