Are You Living with Lower Crossed Syndrome? Physical Therapy Can Help

April 10th, 2021

Have You Heard of Lower Crossed Syndrome? Sitting for long periods of time in our daily lives has led to a shortening of our hip flexor muscles over time. Even athletes who do not spend much of their day sitting can have trouble with their lower back if they perform an exercise incorrectly over time

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Strength Training

Stay Safe While Strength Training with These 6 Tips

March 20th, 2021

How Can I Avoid Sustaining an Injury While Strength Training? One of the most common pieces of advice given to people in strength training programs is simply to “not hurt yourself.” Whether it’s a recovery program from a previous injury or surgery, or you’re simply trying to improve your physical performance, it is a common

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Cardio

3 Secrets to Sneaking in Cardio Workouts – Without Even Realizing You’re Doing So!

March 10th, 2021

Are You Looking to Do More Cardio? Try These Tips! We all know that cardio takes time. In fact, one of the most common complaints we hear from patients who come to us for physical therapy exercises is that there simply isn’t enough time in their busy days to complete cardio workouts. Other times, whether

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Healthy Diet

Enhance Your Workouts with the Help of a Healthy Diet!

February 20th, 2021

Did You Know a Healthy Diet Could Help You Reach Your Physical Goals? Nutrition strongly affects your physical performance, whether you’re a dedicated athlete, weekend warrior, or just trying to get out and exercise more. Your body does a lot throughout the day, and the food you supply it with helps it to function properly,

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chronic back pain

A Physical Therapist’s Perspective on Chronic Back Pain

February 10th, 2021

Out of all the conditions we diagnose and treat at our physical therapy clinic, chronic low back pain is one of the most common. We spend a lot of time educating our patients and their loved ones about this broad health condition—including why it happens and how to avoid it. Because here’s the thing a

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Physical Therapy Can Alleviate Your Stress Related Headaches

Physical Therapy Can Alleviate Your Stress-Related Headaches

January 20th, 2021

Whether you know it as a stress headache or a tension headache, that vise-like feeling along your forehead can be excruciating. In fact, it just may have you gobbling prescription and OTC medications like candy. But if you’re suffering from frequent bouts of these stress headaches, overdoing it on meds can lead to rebound headaches

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Why Stretching Is A Critical Part Of Your Physical Therapy Treatment

Why Stretching Is A Critical Part Of Your Physical Therapy Treatment

January 10th, 2021

Do you stretch regularly? If you don’t, you could be increasing your risk of an injury in the future. Because chances are, you have at least some joints or areas in your body that are not as flexible and mobile as they could be. But what happens if you’re not sure where your specific mobility

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Physical Therapy Could Be The Solution To Your Joint Pain

Physical Therapy Could Be The Solution To Your Joint Pain

December 20th, 2020

Do you experience joint pain and discomfort on most or all days of the week? Is a stiff and painful joint making you functionally limited and unsafe? Have you had to stop doing the things you enjoy, or even struggle to take care of your basic daily needs, simply because your joint pain is too

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Is Back Surgery The Best Option For You? Consider These Things First.

Is Back Surgery The Best Option For You? Consider These Things First.

December 10th, 2020

Do you have a chronic pain issue related to your spine? Maybe you have a stiff achy back or shooting pain and numbness in one or both legs. Perhaps your back pain and associated symptoms are so involved that it’s a struggle to get through a day at work, sleep through the night, or take

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Tips From a Physical Therapist On Dealing With Herniated Discs

Tips From a Physical Therapist On Dealing With Herniated Discs

November 20th, 2020

A herniated disc happens when the outer fibrous layer of a spinal disc (usually in the neck or lower back) tears. This allows the disc’s gel-like filling to leak out into the surrounding joint space. In many cases, this can irritate or compress nearby nerves and other structures, leading to uncomfortable symptoms like back pain,

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