Discussing Pediatric Medical Care

2 Misconceptions About Physical Therapy For Lower Back Pain

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If you have been suffering with lower back pain and reported it to your doctor, then he or she likely ran a few tests to make sure your pain wasn’t caused by an acute injury or illness. If the tests came back “all clear,” then your doctor may have then recommended that you obtain physical therapy, yet didn’t explain exactly how the physical therapist will help you relieve your pain. Many people who have never had physical therapy have misconceptions about how it works, and you may have some of them too.…

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What You Should Do If Your Child With A Stinging Insect Allergy Wants To Go To Summer Camp

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When you have a child that suffers from a stinging insect allergy, your biggest concern on any given day is making sure that they stay as healthy as possible and as far away from stinging insects as they can be. However, your child likely wants to live their life just like every other kid their age. And because of this fact, your child may be begging you to let them sign up for and go to summer camp with their friends.…

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Knee And Shoulder Bone Spurs: Are They Responsible For Your Pain?

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If you have intense pain and limited range of motion in your knees and shoulders, ask an orthopedist about bone spurs. Bone spurs, or osteophytes, are abnormal bone growths that form on joints and other bones, including your shoulders and knees. For most people, the bony growths are painless and go unnoticed. However, bone spurs can cause significant problems in some individuals, particularly people who have injuries or a medical condition that inflames the joints.…

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