Chronic Neck Pain

The Role of Physical Therapy in Relieving Chronic Pain

November 20th, 2019

Chronic pain affects more than 100 million people in the U.S. and 20-30% of the global population, reports the National Institutes of Health Office of Disease Prevention. Moreover, experts predict chronic pain will increase in prevalence as people age into later adulthood. Finding relief for pain also continues to evolve, especially as health providers become

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What is MANUAL THERAPY?

August 13th, 2018

At Mana Physical Therapy, we pride ourselves on being advanced orthopedic practitioners with refined manual therapy skills, but what does that mean for you? What is Manual Therapy? Manual therapy is the use of hands-on techniques to reduce pain and/or restore mobility.  These techniques include mobilizing and manipulating soft-tissues, such as muscles, and bone/joints in order

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KNEE ARTHROSCOPY: A Case Study

July 16th, 2018

Recently I had a patient come to me complaining of right knee pain which started several months ago; The patient is a female in her mid-fifties and recounted no trauma to her knee, but has been avoiding using her right leg in such activities as walking up/down stairs or getting in/out of a chair.  She also

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