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Ready for a Change in Your Health and Well-Being? . Here Is How to Get on a Path of Success and Fulfillment.. by Dr. Tamer Issa, PT, DPT. Photo by Alexas Fotos from Pexels Many people go through periods of their life when they feel unsatisfied when it comes to their health or sense of well-being. This is more apparent now as people are feeling the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic on their lives. This dissatisfaction may be triggered by feelings of low energy, weig...
Posted on 2021-01-01
. 5 Ways to Avoid Back Pain Over the Busy Holiday Season. by Tamer Issa, PT, DPT. Avoiding stress is the first thing that comes to mind, so getting out of town for a week or two would be a great idea.  Unfortunately, that's not a great option for many of us given the times. Whether dealing with a pandemic or not... the holiday season can be a busy and hectic time for all of us, especially if you live in the DC Metro Area.  The last thing you want to be dealing with this holiday ...
Posted on 2020-12-08
By Dr. Tamer Issa- Doctor of Physical Therapy. There seems to be a lot to worry about these days with the toll of the COVID-19 virus on our nation and a historic election that has yet to be decided. The uncertainty about the future that abounds creates a force that is affecting most of us on a real and deep level. That force is STRESS. There are different forms of stress... to put it simply, let us say good and bad stress. Good stress is necessary for our physical and mental state to adapt a...
Posted on 2020-11-04
Every October we celebrate National Physical Therapy Month, an annual opportunity to raise awareness about the benefits of physical therapy. Has physical therapy transformed YOUR life?  I would love to compile a few inspirational stories about people whose treatment by a physical therapist helped them improve or restore mobility and move forward with their lives. I want to hear from you! If you are willing to share your experience, email me at info@issapt.com with: Th...
Posted on 2020-10-04
Back pain can make it hard to move around and may lead to inactivity if it is not properly addressed. It is important to resist the urge to sit or rest in bed for prolonged periods as this can worsen back pain. Remaining active is an essential part of pain management, but care must be taken to move around safely in order to avoid re-injury. A serious back injury, major back surgery, or experiencing occasional back pain can all disrupt your normal routine and lead you to become less active. If ...
Posted on 2020-06-09
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