FyzicalHazleton: Walk Again Without Pain





Have you ever thought about how amazing our ability to walk is? It is a complex system of muscles, nerves, and joints working together in harmony to lift you up. But what if you experience pain while walking? If you experience hip, knee, or leg pain, it could mean that the complex system of your gait has been effected in some way or another. For more information regarding how our treatments can help you, give us a call today! What causes knee and hip pain? Knee and hip pain occur when the joints and muscles surrounding those areas lack their normal function. If the joint isn’t functioning properly, it can alter one’s mobility, which will increase pressure on the area. This can cause the area to become inflamed, thus resulting in pain. If you are experiencing hip pain, it is likely that there is a problem with your hip joint. When this happens, you will experience pain inside of your hip, or in your groin area. If you are experiencing pain outside of your hip, in your upper thigh, or buttock region, then it is likely that there is a problem with the muscles, tendons, ligaments, Whether you have hurt your knees or have been suffering for a long time,seeing a physical therapist at FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Centers of Hazleton can help you return to a more active and pain-free life. Give us a call at (570) 501- 1808 today!

or soft tissues surrounding the hip joint. Regardless of where the pain is stemming from, hip pain is typically caused by injury or strain to the joint or surrounding regions; however, the pain can also be due to an underlying disease, such as arthritis. If you are experiencing knee pain, there is a good chance the pain is rooted in your kneecap or patella. Every time you bend your knee, your kneecap needs enough space to move up and down between your femur bone and the bend of your knee. Unfortunately, if this area becomes inflamed, then the tissues surrounding the kneecap will become tighter, and the kneecap will not have as much space to move. It will try to squeeze through the inflamed padding, causing pain in the knee, and causing the padding to grow thicker and more irritated. When this happens, the joint fluid inside your knee will begin to dry out, resulting in more friction and pain. How physical therapy helps: When relieving knee and hip pain, it is important to make sure that normal motion is restored. Our physical therapists at FYZICAL are trained in evaluating your movement to determine the root of your problem, in addition to creating a treatment regimen specific to your pain, and restoring you to your normal mobility and strength. We have years of success in helping patients with their physical needs, eliminating their need for harmful drugs, expensive testing, or harsh surgeries. Our goal is to help you move and walk as comfortably as possible. Schedule a consultation with one of our physical therapists today and get back on track to a pain-free life!

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INSIDE OUR NEWSLETTER: • DIY Ice Packs For Your Burning Joints After Walking • Relieve Knee Pain In Minutes • Patient Success Spotlight • Healthy Recipe

• Discover Parasilk For Arthritis Pain Relief


FREE FOOT PAIN WORKSHOP On Saturday, March 21st at 10am, FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Centers of Hazleton will be hosting a Workshop on foot pain to help you understand what you can do to fix your problem naturally. In the workshop, you will learn: • The most common causes for foot pain • New technologies that help us see in real time what may be causing your pain • What can be done to treat foot pain without injections and surgery including new technologies such as Radial Shock Wave • And what are the best exercises to do and NOT TO DO for foot pain To register for the workshop, call or text 570-501-1808 and be sure to let us know if you have any questions you would like us to answer during the workshop. Seats are limited so be sure to call to register. If you have pain or problems that cannot wait until March, call us and mention this article. We are putting aside 10 Free Q&A session on our schedule on March 21st where you can talk to a physical Therapist and get a quick screen for your foot.

4 Different Methods 1. (3) parts water to (1) part rubbing alcohol. This combination is recommended by physical therapists, because it is cheap, it stays flexible, and it works perfectly. There is also minimal mess if there is a leak! Win/win. 2. Corn syrup – Yup. Plain old corn syrup. This one is nice because it stays the most soft and flexible compared to the rest; however, if it were to leak, you’d be left with a sticky mess. 3. Liquid dish soap – You guessed it, another one-ingredient ice pack! This one doesn’t stay quite as flexible as the rest, but at least the mess won’t be sticky in the event of a leak. 4. (2) parts liquid dish soap to (1) part rubbing alcohol. This is very similar to the one above but stays a bit more flexible.

To minimize the risk of leaking after repeated uses, make sure to double bag your ice packs in sturdy freezer bags with a double-lock seal. If you have a vacuum bag sealer, this is the perfect use for it.

Source: https://www.mayoclinic.org/symptoms/hip-pain/basics/causes/sym- 20050684

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INGREDIENTS • 4 chicken breast cutlets • ½ tsp ground pepper • ¼ tsp kosher salt plus 1/8 tsp • ¼ cup all-purpose flour • 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil • 8 oz cremini mushrooms

• 8 oz shiitake mushrooms • ½ cup chopped yellow onion • 1 tsp fresh thyme leaves, plus more for garnish • ½ cup Marsala • ½ cup unsalted chicken broth • ½ tbsp butter

DIRECTIONS Season chicken with ¼ teaspoon each with pepper and salt. Place flour in a shallow dish and dredge the cutlets in it, pressing gently to fully coat. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat until shimmering. Add half the cutlets and cook until lightly browned, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Transfer to a plate. Repeat with 1 tablespoon oil and the remaining cutlets. Cover to keep warm. Add the remaining 1 tablespoon oil and creminis to the pan; cook, stirring occasionally until tender, 4 to 6 minutes. Transfer to a bowl. Add shiitakes to the pan and cook, stirring occasionally until tender, 4 to 6 minutes. Transfer to the bowl and season with the remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt. Add onion, thyme and the remaining ¼ teaspoon pepper to the pan; cook, stirring often, until the onion is translucent, 2 to 3 minutes. Return the mushrooms to the pan. Stir in Marsala and broth, scraping up any browned bits. Simmer over medium heat until slightly reduced, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in butter. Serve the chicken topped with the sauce.




gLOVE Treat is a revolutionary paraffin wax treatment for hands and feet that delivers instant results with long-term, anti-aging benefits. A DIY, once-a-week treatment, gLOVE Treat heats up in your microwave in just minutes. The red heart indicator tells you when it’s safe and ready to apply, staying warm throughout the entire treatment process. gLOVE Treat is a one-size-fits-all, multi-tasking treatment that hydrates, moisturizes, retexturizes, rejuvenates, soothes and protects your hands and feet. This product is ideal for: • People suffering from arthritis • Extreme dry and chapped hands or feet • Joint and muscle issues • Plantar fascitis • Tired hands FYZICAL has a sale of 20% OFF REGULAR PRICE on Parasilk until the end of March.

“Knew just the right exercises for me to do.” “They are great! I had plantar fasciitis which then turned to tendinitis. Very knowledgeable and knew just the right exercises for me to do along with ultrasound and stim. Would recommend them to anyone!!” - Margie B.

Relieve Knee Pain In Minutes Try this movement if you are experiencing knee pain.

STRAIGHT LEG RAISE While lying or sitting, raise up your leg with a straight knee and your toes pointed outward. Strengthens Knees www.simpleset.net


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