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How Radial Pressure Wave Therapy Works for Cellulite Treatment

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Cellulite is a term for a dimpled appearance in the skin that typically occurs in the thigh, buttock and hip areas of the body. The condition is not dangerous and is more common in women than in men since fat, connective tissues and muscles form a bit differently in the female body than in the…

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Can Compression Stockings Really Help Prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis?

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Compression stockings improve circulation and reduce swelling in the legs. Over the years, research has even been targeted at whether or not these stockings can help prevent deep vein thrombosis or DVT. Even though health officials are not always in agreement that these stockings prevent DVT, studies do show promising results to this fact. Inactivity…

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The Benefits of Local Area Home Visitation When Ordering for Prosthetic Products

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It used to be that prosthetic devices were inaccessible, were not appropriate for day-to-day living or both. In addition, the products available did not always accommodate a patient’s necessities. However, today’s prosthetic technology has rapidly advanced. And for the most part, a patient can generally have all their prosthetic needs met. Moreover, state-of-the-art prosthetic technology…

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Dynamic Hand and Wrist Splint: Uses and Effectiveness

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Dynamic hand and wrist splints are often used to treat joint stiffness and to help recover loss of movement caused by trauma, injury, disease or surgery. As well, they are sometimes used along with physical therapy. During therapy they are warn thru periods of relaxation to provide gentle and constant stretches for the joints. Outside…

Why Severe Muscle Tension Should Not Be Taken for Granted?

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While minor muscle tension happens occasionally and is nothing to worry about, if you suffer from severe tension or stiffness in your muscles, you should not ignore it. We state this since severe tension can lead to pain and other issues, including not being able to perform your daily duties at work or at home….

Facts About Compression Stockings and When Do You Need to Use Them?

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Compression stockings gently massage the feet and legs as you wear them in order to improve your circulation in this area of the body. By doing this, these stockings prevent fluid from accumulating that can cause uncomfortable swelling in the legs and feet, relieve fatigue and under certain conditions may lower the risk of blood…

The Common Side Effects of Radial Pressure Shockwave Treatment and Why You Should Not Be Afraid?

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Radial pressure shockwave treatment is a non-invasive treatment option to address various issues in the body. This therapy involves delivering pressure to targeted areas through pneumatically generated pulses with the use of an applicator that moves smoothly over the area of the body that is suffering with pain or other issues. Below, is a list…

Radial Pressure Shockwave Treatment for Myofascial Pain

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Anyone who suffers from myofascial pain knows that it can be debilitating and crippling. In fact, it is a chronic pain disorder that put pressure on sensitive points in the muscles called trigger points. It also causes pain (referred pain) in dissimilar parts of the body. As well, myofascial pain is in reference to the…

Non-Invasive Procedure: What Makes This a Medical Breakthrough?

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Before medical breakthroughs, invasive procedures included the diagnostic techniques that required entry into a body cavity by means of a tube, needle or other device. As well, invasive practices sometimes interrupted normal body functions. However, many of today’s modern advances in medical techniques are less invasive. In fact, non-invasive procedures are often used to treat…

Radial Pressure Shockwave Therapy: How Does It Really Work?

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Radial pressure shockwave therapy (commonly known as Radial Pressures Waves (RPW) or radial shockwave) is a non-invasive treatment that was originally used 20 years ago for getting rid of kidney stones without causing skin damage. In addition, the treatment had minimal side effects such as faster tissue and bone healing. Today, RPW therapy has greatly…

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