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Body Awareness

Having body awareness is one of the best ways that we can stay healthy. Having “awareness” refers to knowing what your body feels like at your “normal” (hopefully good) state, so you know the difference when something isn’t right. At the end of the day, no matter how many years someone goes to Med School, […]

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How long does it take to recover from rotator cuff surgery?

The rotator cuff is a set of four small muscles in the shoulder that allow the upper arm to rotate. Injuries to the rotator cuff are found if a person has an accident or does heavy lifting, or can be from normal wear-and-tear and repetitive activities over many years. When the muscles completely tear, it’s […]

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When you think of physical therapy, what are the first few things that pop in your head?

You might think of stretching, exercising, massage therapy? You might think of areas of the body like your neck, or your knee… But did you know that physical therapy can also treat digestive conditions? This may surprise you, but physical therapy can also be used to treat certain digestive issues. The first stop should be […]

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Injured in a Car Accident? Watch for Hidden Injury Symptoms

Florida is a desirable place to be – it is “the Sunshine State”, after all. Whether it be snow birds flocking down to escape the cold, tourists, or the approximate 1,218 people moving to Florida every day, more people = more cars. With roadways more congested, we have consequently seen an increase in accidents as […]

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Use these four exercises to strengthen your legs

Strengthening your legs is a crucial practice that helps to create a solid foundation for overall strength. Additionally, incorporating cardio and strength training is beneficial to leading a healthy lifestyle. – Alternating Knee Lifts are a great start to introducing gentle cardio and muscle building. This exercise targets your hamstrings, quads, and glutes while improving […]

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Need cracking?

Cracking our joints is a habit – we crack our fingers, our knuckles, toes, backs, and necks. And let’s be honest – it feels really good, doesn’t it? We have all experienced stiffness or pressure in the neck at some point. In order to alleviate that tension, we may tilt our neck or roll our […]

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Shoulder Conditions to Look Out For

Did you know that the shoulder is the most flexible joint in the human body? While the shoulder’s extreme mobility allows folks to use their arms in amazing functional ways, it also poses the threat of injury. Let’s talk about the common conditions that can create pain in the shoulder: Tendonitis Tendonitis is inflammation in […]

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How long does it take to recover from Rotator Cuff surgery?

The rotator cuff is a set of four small muscles in the shoulder that allow the upper arm to rotate. Injuries to the rotator cuff are found if a person has an accident or does heavy lifting, or can be from normal wear-and-tear and repetitive activities over many years. When the muscles completely tear, it’s […]

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What you don’t know physical therapy can treat

You might think of stretching, exercising, massage therapy? You might think of areas of the body like your neck, or your knee… But did you know that physical therapy can also treat digestive conditions? This may surprise you, but physical therapy can also be used to treat certain digestive issues. The first stop should be […]

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What is the process of chiropractic care?

So you’ve been in an accident, or had a fall. Maybe there was no incident and you have been experiencing chronic pain for years; what next? Let’s take a look at the timeline of care when going to see a professional, licensed chiropractor… At MedAmerica Chiropractic and Physical Therapy of Deerfield Beach, you start off […]

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