Physical Therapy Treatments

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Physical therapy treatments are beneficial for many injuries and illnesses, from gout to arthritis and fractured bones. Learn an array of stretches and exercises to relieve pain and tension from illness and injury with help from a physical therapist in this free video series on physical therapy treatments.

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  • How to Stretch for Sciatica Nerve Pain

    To stretch for sciatica nerve pain, lay on the floor near a wall for stretches to decrease pressure on the sciatic nerve. Stretch the piriformis muscle for relief from sciatica… Read More

  • How to Treat Metatarsalgia

    To treat metatarsalgia, massage each bone of the foot to relieve pain and get oxygen to the tissues. Use an ice water bottle to relieve pressure and inflammations in your… Read More

  • How to Heal a Herniated Disc With Exercise

    When healing a herniated disc with exervise, use an exercise ball on the floor to help stabilize the spine area. Strengthen and stabilize back muscles with help from a physical… Read More

  • Scoliosis Treatment Exercises

    To treat scoliosis pain with exercise, you can do stretches without special equipment. Learn stretches to relieve scoliosis with help from a physical therapist in this free video on physical… Read More

  • How to Quickly Heal a Pulled Muscle

    When quickly healing a pilled muscle, make sure to rest as much as possible and use ice, elevation and compression to prevent swelling. Heal your pulled muscle quickly with help… Read More

  • How to Treat Tendonitis in the Shoulder

    To treat tendonitis in the shoulder, use a resistance exercise band to improve posture and strengthen the muscles of the shoulder blade. Stabilize and strengthen shoulder blade muscles for relief… Read More

  • How to Heal a Broken Toe

    To heal a broken toe, tape two toes together and use crutches to prevent further injury. Learn to heal your broken toe with help from a physical therapist in this… Read More

  • How to Reverse Carpal Tunnel With Exercise

    To reverse carpal tunnel with exercise, use a 1-pound weight to strengthen wrist muscles. Wear a wrist splint at other times to reverse carpal tunnel with help from a physical… Read More

  • How to Heal a Bulging Disk

    To heal a bulging disk, use exercises on a stable, solid surface to stabilize the lumbar spine. Strengthen core back and abdominal muscles to reduce a bulging disk with help… Read More

  • How to Heal Plantar Fasciitis

    To heal plantar fasciitis, use a water bottle with ice and a chair to stabilize while stretching the calf muscles. Learn to treat plantar fasciitis pain and discomfort with help… Read More

  • How to Treat a Torn Tendon in a Shoulder

    To treat a torn tendon in the shoulder, you'll need a belt or sling and an ice pack to rest the shoulder joint. Relieve pain and inflammation from a torn… Read More

  • How to Treat Kyphosis With Exercise

    When treating kyphosis with exercise, use an exercise band to improve posture and stabilization of the shoulder and back muscles. Promote a straight spine and treat kyphosis with help from… Read More

  • Stretching to Relieve Neck & Shoulder Pain

    Stretching can relieve neck and shoulder pain by relaxing and exercising your muscles. Relieve neck and shoulder pain with a variety of stretches with help from a physical therapist in… Read More

  • How to Relieve Hip Arthritis Pain

    To relieve hip arthritis pain, use a resistance exercise band and a ball to strengthen muscles in the hip area. Prevent irritation and pain in the hip joint area with… Read More

  • How to Relieve Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain

    When treating rheumatoid arthritis pain, use a paraffin bath and saran wrap to get heat to joints. Use a paraffin bath for relief from rheumatoid arthritis pain with help from… Read More

  • Physical Therapy Techniques for Spina Bifida

    Physical therapy techniques for Spina Bifida use resistence training exercise bands to strengthen muscles of the upper body. Strengthen core posture muscles and your upper body with help from a… Read More

  • How to Treat Wrist Pain

    To treat wrist pain, use an ice pack to calm inflammation and use a wrist splint at night to rest your hand. Cure wrist pain caused by overworking with help… Read More

  • How to Treat Hip Fractures

    When treating hip fractures, use a safe steady chair to do exercises that strengthen the muscles surrounding the hip region. Learn safe exercises to treat hip fractures with help from… Read More

  • How to Heal Ligaments

    When healing ligaments, do exercises to strengthen the surrounding muscles after adequate rest. Use exercises to support your joints following a sprain with help from a physical therapist in this… Read More

  • How to Treat Subluxation

    To treat subluxation of the shoulder, use a sling and an exercise ball to strengthen the shoulder muscles. Prevent further injury from subluxation with help from a physical therapist in… Read More

  • How to Treat a Torn Biceps Tendon

    To treat a torn biceps tendon, use a sling and an ice pack to reduce pain and inflammation. Stabilize the shoulder area to treat a torn biceps tendon with help… Read More

  • How to Tape a Foot for Heel Pain

    To tape a foot for heel pain, use a roll of athletic tape to get good compression and support along the heel. Relieve heel pain with help from a physical… Read More

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