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Physical Therapy Guide to Shoulder Dislocation: Treatment After Surgery

Aug 26, 2021 / Guide

Dislocations are among the most common traumatic injuries affecting the shoulder. If surgery is needed to repair the damaged tissue and stabilize the shoulder, physical therapy will follow.

Physical Therapy Guide to Snapping Scapula Syndrome

Aug 26, 2021 / Guide

Snapping scapula syndrome is a condition that involves popping, grating, grinding, or "snapping" of bones and tissue in the shoulder blade area when lifting and moving the arm.

Physical Therapy Guide to Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Aug 6, 2021 / Guide

Spinal muscular atrophy is a common, inherited neuromuscular disease. It causes low muscle tone (hypotonia) and progressive muscle weakness and wasting (atrophy).

Physical Therapy Guide to Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis

Aug 26, 2021 / Guide

Spondylolysis, or lumbar stress fracture, is a fracture of a section of the lumbar spine. Spondylolisthesis, or slipped vertebra, is the forward slippage of one vertebra over the one under it.

Physical Therapy Guide to Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

Aug 26, 2021 / Guide

Temporomandibular joint disorder is a common condition that limits the natural functions of the jaw, such as opening the mouth and chewing.

Physical Therapy Guide to Total Knee Replacement (Arthroplasty)

Aug 26, 2021 / Guide

Total knee replacement (arthroplasty) is surgery to remove the arthritic parts of the bones at the knee joint and replace them with artificial parts.

Physical Therapy Guide to Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Tear

Aug 26, 2021 / Guide

A triangular fibrocartilage complex tear is an injury to the ligaments in the middle and outer side of the wrist.

Physical Therapy Guide to Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury

Aug 26, 2021 / Guide

Ulnar collateral ligament, or UCL, injuries generally occur when repeated stress damages the inside of the elbow, compromising stability.

Basketball's Secret Weapon: A Physical Therapist

Feb 15, 2016 / Podcast

Kobe Bryant called her his secret weapon. As head physical therapist of the Los Angeles Lakers, Judy Seto kept him and all of his teammates healthy, and on the court.

NBA Great Grant Hill Reflects on Playing Through Pain

Dec 5, 2017 / Podcast

Basketball great Grant Hill played 19 seasons in the NBA, which meant he had lots of experience playing through pain.