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Orthopedic Rehabilitation: Helping You Get Back to Doing the Things You Love!

Orthopedic Rehabilitation: Helping You Get Back to Doing the Things You Love!

Also known as musculoskeletal rehabilitation, orthopedic rehabilitation is geared toward assisting patients to regain movement in their body following an injury. In addition to alleviating pain, this form of rehabilitation is key in helping people return to their active lifestyle and do so with ease. At Maranatha Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation in El Paso, our […]

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Stroke Prevention: 5 Key Ways You Can Help Prevent a Stroke

Stroke Prevention: 5 Key Ways You Can Help Prevent a Stroke

Our personal choices affect our health in numerous ways. From picking up smoking to eating foods with low health benefits, these habits can slowly but progressively damage our bodies. One of the worst ways that bad lifestyle choices can affect us is in the form of a stroke. A stroke is often the result of […]

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Life With Cerebral Palsy: How to Best Support My Loved One

Life With Cerebral Palsy: How to Best Support My Loved One

Life with cerebral palsy looks vastly different person to person. Just like your challenges are different from that of your neighbors, having cerebral palsy does not equal the same challenges. Each condition and type comes with unique challenges. However, one thing that those with cerebral palsy do share is the need to be cared for […]

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Physical Therapy for the Prevention of Injury

Physical Therapy for the Prevention of Injury

Like many things in life, we don’t address them until they’ve reached a point of emergency. We tend to take the phrase “if it’s not broke, don’t fix it” a little too literal in many situations. The harm in doing so tends to be that by the time something is broken, fixing it requires much […]

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A Non-Surgical Approach to Treating Your Back and Spine

A Non-Surgical Approach to Treating Your Back and Spine

Eight out of 10 adults will experience back pain at some point during their lives. Back pain is said to be the most common reason as to why hardworking Americans miss work or file for disability. Back pain can stem from a number of reasons but it is often because of the way your spinal […]

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The Significant Ways Stroke Rehabilitation Aids in Recovery

The Significant Ways Stroke Rehabilitation Aids in Recovery

Surviving a stroke comes with many challenges. Considering how quickly a stroke happens, it feels difficult to understand how so much damage can occur in such a short period of time. It’s important that the needs of survivors be addressed right away so that the damage does not subside. Through a comprehensive stroke rehabilitation program, […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Fear an EMG Test and How You Can Prepare

Why You Shouldn’t Fear an EMG Test and How You Can Prepare

An electromyography (EMG) test is used to detect the presence of neuromuscular abnormalities. It measures the muscles’ response or electrical activity based on its reaction to the stimulation. While the test does involve needles referred to as electrodes, the pain is minimal and hardly noticeable to some. Many previous test takers have reported feeling no […]

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What Happens to the Brain After a Traumatic Brain Injury

What Happens to the Brain After a Traumatic Brain Injury

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is damage to the brain caused by an external force. This may include the physical force of the head hitting the pavement in a motorcycle accident or a serious fall. It’s important to note that TBIs are not the result of internal occurrences such as a tumor or stroke. It […]

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Prevent These 3 Common Sports Injuries

Prevent These 3 Common Sports Injuries

Playing sports is a great way to stay in shape and have fun at the same time. But participating in sports can also have a few risks, such as injuries. Of course not every injury can be avoided, but there are a lot of things you can do to stay safe. To start, many sports […]

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What Business Owners in El Paso Should Know About Occupational Medicine

What Business Owners in El Paso Should Know About Occupational Medicine

Occupational medicine, as its name implies, focuses on injuries and illnesses relating to the workplace and is mainly concerned with keeping workplaces healthy. This branch of medicine is devoted to preventing diseases while promoting wellness among employees and workers. The El Paso area is home to a variety of industries where injuries may occur. For […]

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