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What is “Lymphedema”? (Intro to Lymphatic System)

What is “Lymphedema”? (Intro to Lymphatic System)

Do you suffer from chronic swelling and/or lymphedema? If so, this first blog/video on the topic will help you understand what lymphedema is, as well as the purpose of your lymphatic system.

There are a variety of factors we need to consider when determining the underlying cause of chronic swelling and/or lymphedema, and it’s important to note that swelling and lymphedema aren’t quite the same thing. The difference between the two pertains to the underlying cause(s).

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Neck Pain & Headaches: 3 Steps to Lasting Pain Relief

Neck Pain & Headaches: 3 Steps to Lasting Pain Relief

When it comes to successfully eliminating neck pain and headaches, there are 3 key steps that need to be considered in order to improve the chances of success…

Like most of our physical ailments (back pain, sciatica, knee pain, etc.), there are a variety of factors that can cause pain and discomfort.

The neck is no different…when it comes to neck pain and headaches, you have to consider the surrounding muscles, the joints, and the discs, just to name the major players.

However, that’s just a start! To really get down to successful treatment, you’ll need to do better than that!

Let me explain…

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Uncovering the TRUE Root Cause of Back Pain & Sciatica

Uncovering the TRUE Root Cause of Back Pain & Sciatica

If you’ve read some of my other blog posts about back pain and sciatica, you might already be familiar with what I call the “Top 3 Causes” of back pain and sciatica…

Today’s video is a bit different…

Sometimes, figuring out which of those 3 things is causing your issue isn’t enough information. That’s because you may have overlooked the “true root cause”.

Check out the video below to learn more about how to uncover the TRUE Root Cause of your back pain and sciatica.

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Lessons from my Wife…About Back Pain & Life in General

For Physical Therapy In Spokane Valley Call Now! 509.892.5442 Call Now! 509.892.5442 Lessons from my Wife...About Back Pain & Life in General!Nov. 27, 2019Do you ever feel like a big part of life is learning the same lessons over and over again, until you reach a...

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Back Surgery: Is It Right for You? Or Can You Avoid It?

Back Surgery: Is It Right for You? Or Can You Avoid It?

This is the fourth article in this series of blog posts about common types of surgery. So far, we’ve talked about shoulder, knee and hip surgeries, and I’ve saved my least favorite for last: back surgery.

If you’ve had any of these types of surgeries before, you can probably appreciate the idea that surgery is always the last option. It’s the option you choose when you’ve tried everything else, you’re still in significant pain, and you’re realizing that the pain is causing you to miss out on the things you enjoy in life.

In today’s post (video at the bottom), I’m going to describe the most common types of back surgeries, and I’ll follow it up with some important tips and advice to help you figure out the best course of action.

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