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Case of the Double Crush

By Michele S Jang ~ The term “Double Crush” was first described in journals by neurosurgeons and neurologists in the 20th century who found that the etiology of carpal tunnel syndrome involved irritation of the brachial plexus in the thoracic outlet. The brachial plexus is a network of...

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Vagus Baby!

By Michele S Jang, PT No, not Las Vegas. I’m talking about the Vagus nerve.  The Vagus nerve originates in your brain, closely behind your ear, and travels down your neck and innervates a number of organs including your stomach, intestines, spleen, lung, heart, and kidneys.  It acts as a...

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The Flipside of Flip-Flops

By Michele S Jang, PT ~ We are creating a generation of people who will likely need physical therapy at some point in their lives.  The culprit; wearing flip-flops at a young age and wearing them often.  I see so many young children, and a lot of college students, who wear flip-flops.  I...

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Just Fix Me

By Michele S Jang, PT ~ I have to chuckle to myself a bit when I hear this from clients.  They come to physical therapy with complaints of pain and inability to function; albeit walking, running, moving around in bed, sitting, etc.  People also come with varying complexities of medical...

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Unlocking the Ankle is Key

By Michele S Jang, PT ~ One joint that is often overlooked when dealing with back and any lower extremity pain is in the ankle. The name of this secret “culprit” is the tibiotalar joint. This tibiotalar ankle joint is formed from the distal part of the tibia and the top of the talus bone...

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