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Avoid These Top 9 Inflammatory Foods

Sarasota Inflammatory Foods | Bradenton Physical Therapy

According to experts, chronic inflammation is a key contributor to leading causes of death such as heart disease and cancer. In fact, according to the World Health Organization, approximately 12.9 million people worldwide died from cardiovascular disease in 2004. Approximately 8 million people die each year from cancer, according to the World Cancer Research Fund. So, what can be done to combat chronic inflammation in the body and its devastating consequences? The first line of defense against inflammation is achieved through modification of lifestyle – namely, diet. Inflammatory foods can cause more damage to the body than most of us realize. Take a look at the top 9 inflammatory foods that you’ll want to avoid at all costs.

Discover More About Manual Therapy

FL Manual Therapy | Lakewood Ranch Physical Therapy

Physical therapy can involve a number of different disciplines, each with specific purposes to help you with your recovery. This can include manual therapy, exercises, and education. Manual therapy is the discipline of treatment involving the hands. Let’s review manual therapy and how it can help you.

Discover the Top Anti-inflammatory Foods

FL Anti-inflammatory Foods | Lakewood Ranch Physical Therapy

Our goal with our physical therapy staff is to do more than provide you with exceptional services, we want you to have the knowledge to help you back to the activities you love. With diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, arthritis, asthma, and inflammatory bowel cases rising daily, disease is abundant within our society. Research has proven that inflammation is the one common element in all of these.

Arthritis of the Knee and Hip

FL Arthritis FAQs | Lakewood Ranch Physical Therapy

Arthritis is a condition characterized by inflammation of one or more joints, causing pain and stiffness that can worsen with age. A progressive disease, arthritis has a gradual onset and steadily worsens over time. Most commonly seen in joints such as the knee and hip, arthritis can be a very painful and debilitating condition. The good news – a physical therapist can provide effective treatment and education allowing arthritis patients to maintain their mobility and quality of life.

Services at Legacy Physical Therapy

FL Physical Therapy Services | Sarasota Rehab

Legacy Physical Therapy Group is one of the top physical therapy providers in the Sarasota-Manatee county area. Our goal is the help patients improve their quality of life after injury, neck pain or limitations. We educate our patients in exercise and how to take care of themselves to maintain or improve their conditions. We provide therapy for a variety of conditions.

Spinal Stenosis: Frequently Asked Questions

Sarasota Spinal Stenosis | FL Physical Therapy

A common condition affecting millions of Americans, spinal stenosis can be severely painful and debilitating. Spinal stenosis progresses slowly over time, leading to steady loss of strength. While there is no cure for spinal stenosis, it is possible to live with the condition and improve one’s quality of life. Our physical therapy professionals have the answers to frequently asked questions regarding spinal stenosis.

5 Tips to Avoid Shoulder Pain at the Gym

Florida Avoid Shoulder Pain | Nokomis Physical Therapy

Anyone who’s ever lifted weights knows the importance of protecting the shoulders. Without a doubt, a weightlifter’s shoulders are one of the most susceptible areas to injury. All the fancy gyms in the world with millions of machines and pieces of equipment are worthless if you get a sport injury on the all-important shoulder joints. The good news: you can avoid this problem altogether! We’ve got 5 sure ways to avoid shoulder pain when weightlifting.