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.

MLILY Fusion Luxe Mattress Review

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The folks at MLILY asked me to try out their Fusion Luxe Mattress. It's a hybrid mattress that includes both foam layers and pocket springs for great support and comfort.

If you're looking for a mattress that provides the support benefits of foam and the pressure relief of pocket springs, then this hybrid mattress is worth a look. Unlike some other foam mattresses (especially memory foam), the Fusion Luxe mattress sleeps cool thanks to its cooling cover and layers of specialized foam that encourages air flow.

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Shoulder Passive & Active Assisted Range of Motion Exercises

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Shoulder passive range of motion (PROM) & active assisted range of motion (AAROM) exercises get movement back in the shoulder after an injury or surgery. If you’ve had a surgery, make sure you know your precautions. 
 
The first shoulder exercises are for PROM, though it’s really hard to do a completely passive movement when you are awake, but these are the closest you will get. Pendulum exercises and using a pulley are a great way to get motion passively in your shoulder.
 
In this video, I'm using the RangeMaster BlueRanger Shoulder Pulley. The pulley is easy to adjust and has a nice door hanging attachment, or can also be hung from the ceiling.
 
For shoulder AAROM, you can use a table, countertop, or chair to help assist your arm with the movement. You can also use a PVC pipe, cane, or even broom stick to get AAROM as well.
 
Finally, a child’s pose or prayer stretch is another great way to get AAROM or even PROM in your shoulder.
 
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Pro Mag Pain Relief Cooling Gel with Magnesium Review

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Pain relieving gels can be a great way to help relieve pain topically without the need to ingest pain medication. The folks at Pro Mag asked me to try out their pain relief cooling gel that's enhanced with magnesium. 

Pro Mag is an all natural product that uses the benefits of menthol, magnesium, and other pain relieving essential oils to help provide pain relief. 

You simply apply the gel directly to the area of pain a few times throughout the day.

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Leg Pain Relief Exercises, Seated

These leg pain relief exercises are easy to do anywhere. Since they are all done seated, they're great if you aren't ready for standing exercises, or if you just want a simple way to keep your legs moving throughout the day.

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These 9 leg pain relief exercises do a great job of working your leg muscles.

Starting with heel/toe raises, hip flexion, and long arc quads (LAQ) or knee extensions, seated hip abductions, and seated hip external rotations will help get the blood circulating in your legs.

Once those become easy, you can add a resistive band to make it a little more challenging.  Hip flexion and hip abduction rollouts with a band are great for strengthening the legs and hips.  

Finally hip external rotation (ER) and hip internal rotation (IR) with a band are more challenging because they work the smaller hip muscles.

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