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Top 3 Things to Keep You Cycling Longer

In Uncategorized by Seth Peterson, Physical Therapist Oro Valley

Cycling is big in Tucson. We have the weather, the roads, and the people to make it enjoyable. Before you get out there this winter, take a look at the top three things you can do to ensure that you can rack up the miles without tallying up your aching body parts. 1 – Don’t increase your mileage too quickly.  …

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What Everyone is Getting Wrong with Hip Bursitis

In Back Pain, Hip Pain, Knee Pain by Seth Peterson, Physical Therapist Oro Valley

If you’ve ever had sharp pain in the side of your hip upon taking a step, it’s possible that you’ve been told you had hip bursitis. But let’s get one thing straight: “hip bursitis” is an old-fashioned name. The condition is now being called “gluteal tendinopathy” or “greater trochanteric pain syndrome.” These newer names emphasize that the bursa isn’t the …

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Part 1: The Rise of the Empowered Patient

In Physical Therapy by Seth Peterson, Physical Therapist Oro Valley

The New Healthcare: A 3 Part Series It may not be news to you that the healthcare system in the United States isn’t exactly hitting it out of the park.  We spend more on healthcare than any other country and (on most fronts) don’t have much to show for it.  Certainly, we have great medical schools, but most people agree …

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What Causes Low Back Pain Flare-ups?

In Back Pain by Seth Peterson, Physical Therapist Oro Valley

Most of us have wondered what caused our episode of back pain in hopes that we may prevent it in the future.  In fact, it is one of the most common questions I am asked and one of the most common search terms relating to back pain on the internet.   The New Research Lucky for us, a group of …