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5 Scoliosis Facts

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Scoliosis is a 3-dimensional curve in the spine that is usually idiopathic (unknown cause). The components are: a curve of the spine laterally into an s or c shape, rotation of the spine and rib cage (often the cause of the “rib hump”), and changes in the kyphosis (rounding of the upper back) and lordosis (arching in the lower back). …

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Reasons to Seek Out an Orthopedic Physical Therapist

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Aches and pains are something that often get written off as “aging” or a normal part of life. Here are some of our top reasons to make an appointment with an orthopedic specialist who fully understands the musculoskeletal system instead of waiting it out. My global recommendation is if you are limiting yourself in any way from your desired activity …

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FAQ: Understanding Your Insurance Benefits

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Why are you not in-network with my insurance? At Compleo, our mission is to provide the best possible care to help you reach your goals as quickly as possible. When we are not in-network with insurance, we can make decisions based on what YOU need instead of a third party’s non-medical opinion. Examples include: Insurance often dictates the number of …

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Finding your Team

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Let Compleo Support You Motherhood is one of the most exciting and rewarding journeys life has to offer. While the gift of becoming a mother is full of joyful moments, every mom experiences their fair share of challenges alongside the victories. The not-so-glamorous moments stacked up against our perfectly instagrammable ideals of parenting are enough to make anybody question themselves. …

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Common Volleyball Injuries & How to Prevent Them

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b0NX7RsI7OA Volleyball was invented in 1895 and has progressed and changed since then to become the second most popular sport in the world. Volleyball is such a dynamic and unique sport due to its ability to be played outdoors as well as indoors, played leisurely and competitively and played by men and women of all ages.  As the sport has …

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What is Dry Needling?

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What is dry needling? Do you ever have muscle knots that are sensitive to touch and won’t go away no matter how hard you push on them or how much you stretch?  We call those muscle knots  – trigger points. I want you to picture trigger points a lot like Christmas lights; please bear with my metaphor.  I would assume …

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How to Interview a Potential Therapist

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Okay, you’ve decided it’s time to get your child some extra help, we’re so proud of you for taking that step! Now, the next step is choosing a clinic which might seem daunting! Please know you have a choice! Often a doctor faxes a script to a clinic for you but you are allowed to go wherever you feel most comfortable. …

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Managing Chronic Pain During the Holiday Season

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The holiday season can be a mixed bag. One one hand, it’s a time to look forward to celebration, family & friends, delicious food, and our favorite traditions. On the other hand, it is often a time filled with stress related to prepping for visitors, buying gifts, making travel arrangements, and dealing with changes to your normal routine. If you …

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Ehlers Danlos Syndrome

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What is Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS)? Ehlers Danlos Syndrome is the name for a group of connective tissue disorders. These disorders are inherited. There are several types of EDS, but most people with EDS have the following: joint hypermobility (joints move more than what is considered a normal range) skin hyperextensibility (skin stretches more than normal) tissue fragility 13 Sub-types …