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Understanding Arthritis Pain

Arthritis is a group of diseases that cause joint pain. It can affect anyone at any age, and it’s considered one of the leading cause of disability in the U.S. Read More

4 Common Training Mistakes After an Injury

As an athlete, pushing your body to its limit — and sometimes beyond — is a core part of your life, even if it means ignoring aches and pains. While Read More

Foods to Avoid When You Have Arthritis

Arthritis is a group of diseases that causes joint inflammation. As your joints swell, your limbs may feel stiff and your mobility may be compromised. Treating arthritis pain often involves Read More

Video Blog: Everything About Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Most jobs these days require sitting in your desk chair and typing dozens of documents all day long. Studies show that this habit causes many health problems, including carpal tunnel Read More

How to Deal With Back and Neck Pain at Work

Back and neck pain are common complaints after a hard day’s work. Stress, bad posture and faulty body mechanics can all contribute to this type of pain. Today, Terrapin Care Read More

4 Great Reasons to Have Massage Therapy

Although some level of stress is unavoidable for most people, too much stress is unhealthy, and can actually cause physical problems like headaches, sore shoulders, and other pain. Fortunately, Terrapin Read More

All You Need to Know About Trigger Point Therapy

If your muscles are overused or stressed from trauma, inflammation, and electrolyte imbalance, you may have painful “knots” or trigger points. These develop when your muscles twist, causing them to Read More

What You Need to Know About Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic, autoimmune condition that occurs when the body’s natural defense system incorrectly attacks your joints. It’s a common cause of reported knee arthritis cases, affecting the Read More

Understanding Manual Manipulation

Manual manipulation, also referred to as manual therapy, is a special form of physical therapy. Manual comes from the Latin word “manus,” which means hands. This etymology gives you a Read More

What to Expect During a Physical Therapy Session

You may feel nervous about having your physical or massage therapy, especially if it’s your first time. One great thing about working with a family-owned clinic like Terrapin Care Center Read More

Video Blog: A Closer Look at Knee Arthritis

Your knees play an important role in your daily activities. They help you walk, sit, stand, run, and jump. Knee arthritis, however, can significantly hinder your mobility, undermining your quality Read More

Understanding Disc Bulges and Herniations

Your spine plays an important role in maintaining your posture and supporting your frame. It is made of several fluid-filled sacs called discs, which act as a cushion to protect Read More

All You Need to Know About Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that causes long-term musculoskeletal pain throughout your body. Around five million Americans are currently suffering from this condition. In today’s post, your expert physical therapy Read More

Effective Methods to Relieve Knee Arthritis Pain

Knee arthritis pain, whether it’s only mild or severe, can adversely affect your lifestyle, reducing your mobility and flexibility. You may also have a hard time running, jumping, or doing Read More

Medical Pain Management: What You Need to Know – PART 1: The Science of Pain Management

Did you know that chronic pain is the leading cause of long-term disability in the country? According to a report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM), over 100 million Americans Read More

Medical Pain Management: What You Need to Know – PART 2: Massage Therapy

Massage therapy is one of the oldest methods of healing—some medical texts nearly 4,000 years old contain references to this technique. In fact, Hippocrates, known as the “Father of Western Read More

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