Hi, I'm Doctor Jo, a licensed Physical Therapist and Doctor of Physical Therapy. I hope you enjoy my video demos of stretches & exercises for common injuries and syndromes. If you have a question, just ask! Be safe. Have fun. And I hope you feel better soon.

Dr. Music 3s Wireless TENS Unit Demo & Review

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The Dr. Music 3s wireless TENS unit is an innovative TENS unit with some pretty cool features including the ability to deliver the TENS pulses in time with music from your smart phone's music library!

The Dr. Music TENS unit is also wireless and can be controlled by a mobile app on your smart phone via bluetooth. This makes it a great TENS choice for people who want something that's more portable than a traditional wired TENS unit.

The mobile app is easy to use and provides a wide range of TENS intensities and options.

Top 7 MCL Sprain Treatments

There are many different MCL sprain grades. You can also have a complete MCL tear. These MCL stretches & exercises are for before surgery. If you’ve had surgery, follow the protocol given by your doctor or physical therapist.

The medial collateral ligament (MCL) is located on the inner part, of your knee. It helps add stability and strength to the knee joint.

The first MCL sprain treatment is to start off by getting mobility in the knee joint. You can help flex and extend the knee with knee props and heel slides.

Next you want to strengthen not only the muscles around the knees, but also around the hip as well. Clamshells and a four way hip do a great job of strengthening these muscles.

Finally standing up, hamstring curls and balancing are great ways to strengthen and help stabilize the knee joint.

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Peripheral Neuropathy Relief for the Hands

Peripheral neuropathy in the hands is when there is damage to the peripheral nerves. This can also happen in your feet. These 7 treatments for peripheral neuropathy in your hands should help with pain relief.

Peripheral neuropathy often causes weakness, numbness, and pain. Stretches and exercises can help by improving the circulation and signal to the area.

To start off, moving the joints in your fingers and your wrists will help loosen up the area and increase the circulation.

Then some wrist flexor and extensor stretches will help with any tightness in the wrist and arm area.

Next, you want to strengthen the hand and wrist area. Make sure you are doing flexion and extension exercises to help increase the blood flow and give feedback to your nerves.

Finally, ending with a prayer stretch is a great way to open up the carpal tunnel.

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Top 7 ACL Sprain Exercises & Stretches

An ACL sprain can have several different grades, and there is also a complete ACL tear. If you've had ACL surgery, follow the protocol given by your doctor or physical therapist.

These are my favorite ACL stretches and exercises for an ACL Sprain before surgery or if you decide not to have surgery.

To start off, you want to get the knee motion back. Heel slides, quad sets, knee props, and hamstring stretches can help you gain back motion that you might have lost with your injury. There are several other muscles around that knee that are also important to stretch, and you can find many other stretches on my channel.

Once you have mobilized and stretched the knee, you can work on strengthening the knee. A straight leg raise (SLR), terminal knee extension without and with a resistive band, and a balance progression series are great ways to get the strength and stability back in your knee.

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Top 5 Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Exercises & Stretches

Lumbar spinal stenosis can press on the spinal cord and the nerves that travel through the spine. Symptoms include pain or cramping in the legs when standing for long periods or when walking.

Lumbar spinal stenosis often happens with age. The discomfort usually eases when bending forward or sitting down. These exercises & stretches should help relieve lumbar spinal stenosis pain.

Start off by stretching your lower back and gluteus muscles. This will help take the pressure off your spine.

Then you will go into a progress of the dead bug. This includes a pelvic tilt, and movement of the arms and legs. Make sure you master the pelvic tilt first because it’s the most important part of the exercise.

Finally, you will do a bird dog progression in quadruped. This helps strengthen the core, and it helps work on general stability.

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