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Do you have pain in the shoulder with lifting the arm overhead?  Do you have pain while reaching to pick even small objects up?  Does your shoulder pain sleeping wake you up at night? Pain with everyday activities or with your exercise routine are common issues and ones that should not be ignored. The shoulder...
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Tyler was born and raised in Cary, NC and has spent most of his life in the Triangle area. He was introduced to the field of physical therapy as a child due to numerous injuries sustained while playing sports. Tyler is board certified in orthopedic physical therapy, manual therapy certified through the Manual Therapy Institute, and...
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One question we get all the time at Back in Action is “why do my joints pop and crack.” Well, it’s a question that has bugged us humans for a very very long time. In fact, there is evidence that we’ve been trying to figure it out since 3,000 BC when the surgeon of the...
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In Part 2 of our 3 part series on Diastasis Recti (Mommy Tummy) we are discussing the topic – How do I start to heal my Diastasis Recti Abdominis?  There are a number of things that need to be functioning properly to help heal diastasis recti (low back, pelvic floor, abdominals, and diaphragm), however there is not...
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We run to get into shape.  But do we get into shape so we can run?  Running can be a great activity for conditioning, weight loss or stress relief. But there are very few activities we do as human beings that have such a repetitive nature and can take a little problem and turn it...
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Do you have that bloated, achy, and weak feeling in your core since delivery of your baby? Do you feel like you have a “pooch” and still get asked when you are due at several months or years post-partum? Some may have heard the phrase “mommy tummy”, whereas others may have heard its more medical...
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Hip surgeries come in all different shapes and sizes: from total hip replacements to removal of spurs and repairs of labral tears or fractures.  They can all be scary, but are nowadays some of the easiest to recover from.  The hip joint is the deepest and most stable of the ball and socket joints, and...
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Updated for Phase II – May 2020 As NC enters Phase II of reopening, Back in Action is continuing its measures to keep people safe while they receive top-notch rehabilitation. Along with our regular meticulous cleaning of clinic surfaces with virucidal and bactericidal disinfectant, hand-washing and hand sanitizing between patients, patients are required to use...
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There is a lot of talk about the acute care of COVID-19 patients while hospitalized, but what happens once the patient is discharged? How does the patient recover and regain cardio-pulmonary health and strength? The primary problem with COVID-19 patients is they compromised lung function. The lungs are where gas exchange occurs to get oxygen...
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Back in Action Physical Therapy co-founder, owner and physical therapist Dr. Kristal Nelson PT, DPT, SCS, was featured in a recent news story from ABC11 on how physical therapy comes into play for survivors of COVID-19. Click the play button below to watch the video.
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