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Princeton Orthopaedic Associates Blog Physical Therapy

Princeton Orthopaedic Associates Blog Physical Therapy

February 15, 2024
Sprain vs Strain: What’s the difference?

Often Interchanged, but Not the Same; What Is a Sprain and What Is a Strain? Muscle strains, often colloquially dubbed "pulled muscles," and muscle sprains represent common but often misunderstood injuries. While muscle strain and sprain are often used interchangeably, they are quite different. Read on as we delve into the intricacies of muscle strains […]

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January 11, 2024
Elevating Your Physical Health Through Physical Therapy

A Comprehensive Look at Physical Therapy at Princeton Orthopaedics At POA, we proudly uphold the significance of specialization, delivering outstanding care through a devoted team of physical therapists and orthopaedic specialists. Our dedication reaches those in recovery from surgery, coping with chronic conditions, and reconstructing after injuries, guaranteeing tailored and exceptional care for every individual. […]

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May 24, 2023
What is Referred Pain and How Can You Treat it?

Orthopaedic physicians often deal with what we call "referred pain." Referred pain' is a common yet often misunderstood. Referred pain is a type of pain perceived at a location different from its source. While primary pain is felt directly where it originates, referred pain can seemingly mislead the sufferers about the actual location of their […]

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April 14, 2023
Trochanteric Bursitis: Causes, Treatments, and Prevention

Trochanteric Bursitis is a condition in which the bursa, a small fluid-filled sac, located on the outer side of our hip joint becomes inflamed.

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April 7, 2023
Treating and Preventing Sciatic Pain through Stretching and Exercise

Sciatic pain, often referred to as sciatica, is a prevalent and sometimes debilitating condition that originates from the sciatic nerve – the largest and longest nerve in the human body.

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September 29, 2022
Bulging Disc Back Pain

A common back and spine problem is herniated or bulging discs. Nearly everyone will know someone who has experienced a herniated disc at some point in their lives. It's painful and we hope you're one of the fortunate ones who don't have to endure it. In many cases, these discs will heal on their own with no long-term consequences.

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September 27, 2022
Tibia Fibula Instability

If you lead an active lifestyle and those activities lead you to some of the common and not-so-common sports, you run the risk of an injury to the proximal tibiofibular joint which can lead to an instability. There's a chain reaction of things that can happen as a result and many times it affects the ankle.

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September 20, 2022
Hoffa's Syndrome: Knee Fat Pad Impingement

Fat pad impingement is a condition where the knee joint presents pain because of inflammation around the aptly named fat pad. It is exactly what it sounds like: a pad of fat behind the kneecap and in between where the femur "connects" to the tibia. It's a little more complicated than that, but that's the gist of it.

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September 11, 2022
Neck and Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain is probably the most common physical complaints from people working in an office environment. It’s also one of the most annoying orthopaedic issues you can have simply because it makes tasks like combing your hair or putting on a sweater extremely difficult. Even with regular stretching and exercise, you may find that your neck and shoulder pain continues to get worse.

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March 28, 2022
The Best Way to Treat Muscle Strains

Muscle strains are a pretty common orthopaedic condition.  You’re likely going to experience muscle strain during your lifetime. 

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