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We often get patients in the clinic who explain their back pain, along with a lengthy description of the different treatments, surgeries, and medications they’ve encountered along the way. “Nothing worked. I’m hoping you can help me,” they say. Physical therapy is a safe alternative to surgery and medication, and it can help you live pain-free: Our goal is not just to mask the pain, but to find the cause and treat it.

One of the most common questions we get is whether to use heat or ice for an injury. Both are beneficial when used properly, but the best option depends on what type of injury you’ve incurred.

If you’re a woman who has noticed persistent, recurrent problems with sexual response or desire that distresses you or strains your relationship with your partner, you are suffering from female sexual dysfunction. Sexual dysfunction includes desire, arousal, orgasmic, and sexual pain disorders. Forty-three percent of women (versus thirty-one percent of men) are effected by sexual dysfunction. Fortunately, most cases of female sexual dysfunction are treatable, so it is important to share your concerns with your partner and your health care provider. 

With temperatures soaring this summer, it's common for people to be concerned about the dangers of heat exhaustion and dehydration. But another killer lurks in the sun’s rays, in the form of ultraviolet (UV) radiation.  

Although you can’t always avoid every hot flash or night sweat, you can help reduce their severity and their frequency by knowing the five most common triggers:

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