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NMES Parameters for Foot Drop

Get info on neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) therapy and the parameters used by physical therapists for foot drop. If you have a drop foot, your physical therapist may use neuromuscular electrical stimulation, or NMES, to improve the way...

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Ankle Sprain Stretches

Here's a selection of physical therapy exercises to perform after a sprained ankle to improve ankle flexibility and range of motion. If you have an ankle sprain, you understand how the pain and limited motion can prevent you from enjoying your...

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The Best Leg Strengthening Exercises After Surgery

Get tips on good physical therapy exercises you can do to strengthen your legs after having a knee or hip injury or surgery. After surgery to the hip, knee, ankle or foot, the muscles of the leg often become weak from decreased use or from...

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Arthroscopic Ankle Surgery

Arthroscopic ankle surgery can be used to correct four sources of ankle joint pain. Learn more about this treatment option and how it is done. Arthroscopic ankle surgery may be a treatment option for certain types of ankle pain. In arthroscopic...

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Causes of Achilles Tendon Pain and Treatment Options

Poor flexibility of the Achilles tendon can result in inflammation and even rupture. Learn more about causes of Achilles pain and how they're treated. Tendons are very strong, but not very flexible, and the Achilles tendon is no exception....

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Surgery for a Torn Achilles Tendon

Surgery is a treatment for a torn Achilles tendon. Learn more about how it is done for actute and chronic tears, potential complications and rehab. An Achilles tendon tear is a traumatic injury that causes sudden pain behind the ankle. Patients may...

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NMES Parameters for Foot Drop

Get info on neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) therapy and the parameters used by physical therapists for foot drop. If you have a drop foot, your physical therapist may use neuromuscular electrical stimulation, or NMES, to improve the way...

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Plantar Fascia Stretch for Foot Pain

If you're suffering from foot and heel pain from plantar fasciitis, learn an easy heel stretch for your to stretch and heal it. If you have plantar fasciitis, then you know how painful this condition can be. It can cause you to walk with a limp,...

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Isometric Gluteus Medius Strengthening Exercise

You can strengthen your hip and gluteus medius muscles with the isometric gluteus medius strengthening exercise. Keeping your hips strong is essential to maintain proper hip health, appropriate functional mobility, and, in some cases, maximal...

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