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Sports Injuries and Treatment with Advantage Physical Therapy in Kalamazoo, MI

April 30, 2017

Despite the thrill of sports participation, sports injuries may occur once in a while. Here at, Advantage Physical Therapy in Kalamazoo, MI, we focus on treating these sports injuries and ensuring our patients to continue doing what they love on the field. As such, our experienced team of physical therapists in Kalamazoo, MI, is equipped […]

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Gait Training at Advantage Physical Therapy, Kalamazoo, MI

March 31, 2017

A lot of individuals think, since walking has become part of their everyday lives; it would be ridiculous seeking someone to begin teaching them how to move their feet after recovery from an injury. Sadly, most of the time, spine-related injuries severely affect walking mechanics and may result in more severe disabilities if not properly […]

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Physical Therapy in Pain Management at Advantage Physical Therapy, Portage MI

March 30, 2017

Whether the pain you are experiencing is as a result of arthritis, cancer treatments or even an old injury, one ought to find a means to control and treat the pain. Pain is an indicator of a problem in the body, and it should be dealt with quickly. Advantage Physical Therapy Portage, MI, aim is […]

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All about Vertigo and its Treatment at Advantage Physical Therapy in Portage, MI

February 28, 2017

Vertigo and dizziness affect approximately twenty-five (25%) percent of the general population, the majority of which, are older women. This condition can be extremely debilitating in one’s life.  Our physical therapists at Advantage Physical Therapy in Portage, MI, are highly trained to treat this kind of condition. Types of Vertigo There are different types of […]

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How We Treat Degenerative Disc Disease at Advantage Physical Therapy, Kalamazoo, MI

February 27, 2017

Degenerative disc disease (DDD) is used to categorize a group of severe back conditions. Ankylosing spondylitis and spinal stenosis are some of the types of infection that can cause degenerative disc disease. Osteoarthritis of the spine is a leading cause, and it usually brings about severe pains. The pain felt by patients with osteoarthritis of […]

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How We Treat Asthma at Advantage Physical Therapy, Kalamazoo, MI

January 30, 2017

Many individual choose to go to alternative treatments because it reduces their need for medication and in turn reduce the harmful side effects. Using alternative therapies is also an affordable option; especially to people that are not okay taking medicines manufactured in laboratory and assembly lines. Physical Therapy at Advantage Physical Therapy in Kalamazoo, MI […]

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Physical Therapy on Chronic Back Pain at Advantage Physical Therapy, Portage, MI

January 30, 2017

Pain affecting the lower part of the back characterizes the common condition called low back pain. Usually, low back pain goes away after a few days or weeks. You have acute low back pain if you have been experiencing pain for less than six weeks. However, if the pain persists for more than twelve weeks, […]

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Ankle Sprains Rehabilitation at Advantage Physical Therapy in Portage, MI

December 31, 2016

Physical thеrару, thаt originates since Ancient Greece, іѕ uѕеd іn mаnу vаrіоuѕ wауѕ fоr mаnу different purposes. Thе mаіn оbjесtіvе оf соnduсtіng рhуѕісаl therapy іtѕеlf іѕ tо rеѕtоrе оnе’ѕ mоbіlіtу аnd аllеvіаtе thе раіn іn one’s body раrtѕ. Back and nесk раіn, ankle sprains, stiff muѕсlеѕ саn аll bе сurе d wіth thе right physical […]

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Sports Massage at Advantage Physical Therapy in Kalamazoo, MI

December 27, 2016

Mаѕѕаgе therapy has been known to help rеduсе аnxіеtу, pain аnd tеnѕіоn. Nevertheless, massage саn bе mоrе than juѕt rеlаxіng. For аthlеtеѕ, massage thеrару саn bе a kеу соntrіbutоr tо thеіr trаіnіng rеgіmеn because it соnѕіdеrаblу helps еnhаnсе thеіr реrfоrmаnсе. Mоrе commonly knоwn as Sроrtѕ Mаѕѕаgе, this type of mаѕѕаgе utilizes dеер muscle working tесhnіquеѕ […]

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How Physical Therapy at Advantage PT in Portage, MI Helps Pregnant Women with Pain

November 30, 2016

Pregnancy is nine months of happiness, certainly! But it’s also nine months of endless questions about your condition.  Almost all pregnant women know the pains of going through pregnancy. Pain during pregnancy can be bothersome.  It is common and directly related to changes in the body. The body changes as you go through the pregnancy […]

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