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How to Avoid Low Back Pain While Rowing

How to Avoid Low Back Pain While Rowing

To understand why rowing is so prevalent let’s take a quick look at the history of rowing The history of rowing can be traced back to Egyptian times as early as 1000 BC but the first recorded competition was a boat race in 1828 between Oxford-Cambridge.In North America the first race was held in the NewContinue Reading »

What Is Knee Bursitis, And Should I Be Worried?

What Is Knee Bursitis, And Should I Be Worried?

Do you have swelling around your knee joint? Do you feel pain in your knee, especially when climbing stairs or kneeling? Are you wondering whether it’s a muscle sprain, strain, or maybe even arthritis? Unfortunately, many of us think, “Oh, it’s just a muscle strain or sprain. It’ll get better in a few days” whenContinue Reading »

Can I Get Immediate Relief For Sciatica Pain?

Can I Get Immediate Relief For Sciatica Pain?

Well, we can tell you that the good news is that, yes, sometimes. You can get immediate relief from your sciatica pain. However, finding the right treatment that works for you can be difficult.But depending on the severity of your sciatica pain and other factors, several options are available to give you some quick relief. SciaticaContinue Reading »

Can Disc Herniations “Heal”?

Can Disc Herniations “Heal”?

It’s a common question asked after being diagnosed with a lumbar disc herniation or when a patient suspects one. Can Herniated Discs Heal? from Tom Willemann on Vimeo. It can be quite upsetting to learn about a disc herniation in your lumbar spine.Most people who receive this diagnosis have been experiencing lower back pain andContinue Reading »

Moving Safely: Body And Practice

Moving Safely: Body And Practice

Are you moving house and want to make sure you do it safely – without aggravating existing injuries or pain conditions?Awesome.We have some great tips for you to keep you and your family safe. But before we get to that, we wanted to let you know that the Apex Orthopedic Rehabilitation clinic is moving locationContinue Reading »

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