Can an ACL Tear heal with physical therapy? How does physical therapy for an ACL work? Can you recommend ACL exercises to avoid surgery? ACL injuries are tears and ruptures sustained by the anterior cruciate ligament in the knee joint. Listed above are the top three questions patients ask when they begin treatment at our…

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Runner's Knee

Runner’s Knee (Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Iliotibial Band Syndrome) is localized knee pain. It’s categorized as an overuse injury that tends to affect runners, cyclists, hikers, and fitness enthusiasts. Without treatment, knee pain can become debilitating, often stopping you from performing activities you love. Runner’s knee pain (or patellofemoral pain syndrome/ chondromalacia patella) affects the…

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ACL Tear

ACL tears are fairly common in sports and fitness arenas. Swift changes in direction, pivoting, jumping, and collision can lead to tears.  Anterior Cruciate Injury symptoms may include extreme knee pain, tenderness, inability to bear full weight, and limited mobility in the affected joint. Due to this, patients have trouble practicing sports, engaging in physical…

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Meniscus Injury Physical Therapy

A meniscus tear can result from excessive wear and tear or when you suddenly twist or rotate your knee during a sports activity. The risk of knee injury increases as you get older due to weakened cartilage and lowered flexibility. Early signs of a torn meniscus can include pain, stiffness, and limited mobility. Overview: Meniscus…

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Knee Pain

Knee pain is a common condition often accompanied by stiff and swollen joints. It can affect people of all ages, typically caused by a foot injury or excessive wear and tear of the joint. Overview The knee is a vulnerable joint subjected to significant strain from everyday tasks and high-impact activities. The joint plays a…

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Leg Pain

Leg pain might begin as a dull ache and then develop into a burning sensation. It can be temporary or continuous. Depending on its cause and severity, the condition can lead to weakness and limit your physical activities. At Specialized Physical Therapy, we aim to use the most effective exercises and mobilization techniques to achieve…

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Kinesio Taping

Physical therapy plays a pivotal role in the total knee replacement recovery process. It tackles postoperative challenges like joint stiffness, knee pain, and inflammation through a series of targeted exercises, mobilizations, and massage.  At Specialized Physical Therapy, we offer personalized rehabilitation plans to ensure you return to your favorite physical activities with ease. Overview: Total…

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Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) targets the central nervous system (i.e. the brain and spinal cord). Its debilitative effects lead to muscle pain, balance and coordination issues, and cognitive problems. In severe cases, MS can turn into a lifelong disability without treatment. How does physical therapy help Multiple Sclerosis? Visit our facility to receive personalized physical therapy…

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Knee arthritis weakens the joint after excessive wear and tear of bones and muscles. Severe knee pain, swelling, and stiffness limit movement. These symptoms prevent you from performing everyday activities in the long run. At Specialized Physical Therapy, we create personalized treatment via physical therapy for knee arthritis.   Our homecare exercises and manual therapy sessions…

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