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3 Phases of Soft Tissue Healing with Physical Therapy

Learn the 3 Stages of Healing, and When Physical Therapy Plays Its Part

When you’re hurting, it’s natural to just want the pain to stop. But it’s helpful to understand what your body is going through, and how physical therapy can help.

Your body’s soft tissues – muscles, tendons, ligaments, and fascia – are often injured. When this happens, the tissues go through three distinct phases of healing. You will need physical therapy to bring you back up to speed.

We are sharing this information to keep you informed and improve your health and well-being. It will also help you understand your health care, including physical therapy.

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Should You Trust the First Surgical Opinion?

Trusting your first surgical opinion…think again

According to the well-respected, Surgical Neurology International of 183 second opinions for spine surgery:

60.7% of recommendations were “unnecessary,”

33.3% of recommendations were “wrong,

and only 6% were “right.”

We are sharing this information with you to keep you informed, improve your health and well-being and help you understand critical health care information and how it impacts your health and your wallet. So what are the implications?

That is worse percentages than the weatherman!

Recommendations for low back surgery should not have such a high percentage of “unnecessary and wrong” Image of surgeon reaching for operation toolsrecommendations.

Did you ever notice that some people won’t go to the chiropractor because they don’t think it is “safe” but will not think twice about having surgery?

According to the Ohio Bureau of Workman Compensation database only 26% of patients having lumbar surgery are back to work.    However, 67% of patients that did not have surgery were back to work!

What odds do you like?

Consider safe and effective chiropractic care, Cox Technique, laser, modalities, massage, bracing, orthotics, nutrition and sensible exercise sound better that surgery, doesn’t it?

Remember health is a journey and not a destination. What you do in the practice of health care will go miles and pay dividends over time.

If you still feel that you are struggling in creating a healthy living plan, you will be thrilled to know that Dr. Galante has powerful programs that will teach you the specific steps that will help you to become and stay healthier.

Our Mission – To educate and inform patients so you can make educated decisions to improve your health.
Algonquin Chiropractic Center
2210 Huntington Drive North
Algonquin, IL 60102
(847) 854-2000

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