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Sciatica and Back Pain

November 8th, 2019

If you’ve experienced back pain, and even leg pain, you might have a deeper issue. Your minor aches and pinched nerves could be symptomatic of sciatica. While “sciatica” may sound serious, it’s entirely curable.   What Is Sciatica? Sciatica is pain that radiates alongside the sciatic nerve. This nerve, which branches from your lower back

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Get Moving with SMARTfit!

August 21st, 2019

At Hands-On Physical Therapy, we’ve introduced a new, innovative technology into our practice: SMARTfit!   SMARTfit technology focuses on the improvement of a patient’s brain motor network. Therefore, it is commonly used for the treatment of balance and vestibular disorders. However, it can also aid in the recovery of neural injuries or concussions.   SMARTfit

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Hands-On Physical Therapy Can Help With Vertigo & Dizziness

February 10th, 2019

We’ve all had the sensation of being dizzy – as if you can’t focus, can’t see straight, can’t stand upright without swaying or falling. You may even experience “tunnel vision,” where your peripheral vision goes dark for a few seconds. Dizziness is common and can have many causes. Vertigo, however, is a little different. While

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