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Rachel Boccard

Rachel is a licensed physical therapist currently accepting new patients in our Onondaga Hill and Liverpool locations.

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Lumbar disc herniations: Spontaneous healing and the accuracy of MRI

2/8/18 8:54 AM

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Magnetic resonance imaging, more commonly known as MRI, can be a valuable and important tool but how reliable is it? MRI’s are utilized by many physicians in the diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal injuries. An important thing to keep in mind is that 

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Written by Rachel Boccard.

Rachel is a licensed physical therapist currently accepting new patients in our Onondaga Hill and Liverpool locations.

Topics: Low back pain, back pain

X-Ray Imaging and Arthritis

9/25/17 8:00 AM

 

What is osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis, also known as OA, is the most common form of arthritis. This diagnosis describes the degenerative changes that occur in your joints as you age. This includes the gradual break down or “wear and tear” of bones and cartilage. It is extremely common and according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), osteoarthritis affects over 30 million US adults.

 

How do I know if I have OA?

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Written by Rachel Boccard.

Rachel is a licensed physical therapist currently accepting new patients in our Onondaga Hill and Liverpool locations.

Topics: arthritis, Knee Pain