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Kick Your Pain Without Opioids: Physical Therapy Can Help

Kick Your Pain Without Opioids: Physical Therapy Can Help

September 20th, 2020

Millions of people struggle with chronic pain. Whether it’s from an accident or an ongoing medical condition, living with debilitating pain can be extremely difficult. Opioids may seem like a quick and easy way to eliminate the pain you’re experiencing. There are several important reasons, however, why you should avoid opioid medication if at all

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Physical Therapy Can Help With Your Knee & Hip Pain

Physical Therapy Can Help With Your Knee & Hip Pain

September 10th, 2020

At any given time, millions of Americans are going through their day with a chronically painful hip or knee. According to 2006, National Health Interview Survey prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, knee and hip pain was reported by almost a combined 30 percent of respondents. If you’re someone struggling with a

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How Nutrition Can Decrease Inflammation and Pain

How Nutrition Can Decrease Inflammation and Pain

August 20th, 2020

When people say they want to improve their diet, their inspiration is often to lose weight, avoid an allergy, gain muscle, improve their skin, or increase their athletic performance. What we don’t hear quite as often is, “I want to improve my diet in order to alleviate my chronic pain.” The truth is, making some

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If You’re Experiencing These 5 Symptoms, Consider Physical Therapy

If You’re Experiencing These 5 Symptoms, Consider Physical Therapy

August 10th, 2020

You may think of physical therapy as something for athletes in training or those who are struggling to recover after a serious accident. While physical therapy is used for both of these types of things, there are so many more conditions that physical therapy can treat. If you’re experiencing any of the following symptoms, you

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Let’s get… physical! 5 Ways to stay active and feel better!

July 20th, 2020

Staying active is one of the key factors in maintaining long-term health. Fitting exercise and even moderate activity into your daily routine, however, isn’t always easy. Whether it’s because of a busy schedule or a health condition, you may find it difficult to get the daily exercise you need. The following are five easy ways

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Do You Suffer From Frequent Headaches? Physical Therapy Can Help

July 10th, 2020

Physical Therapy Can Help You Head Away From Chronic Headaches The term “sick headache” might have been coined to describe exactly how you feel today — and every day. A one-off headache encounter can be distressing enough, but frequent or constant headache pain can completely disable you. Many of these headaches have underlying musculoskeletal or

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Could your back pain be caused by a herniated disc? Here’s what to look for.

June 22nd, 2020

How do you know whether you have a herniated disc or it’s just good old back pain? One telltale sign can be where the pain is located. With a herniated disc, the pain is typically located in the lumbar spine. That’s the lower part of your backbone. The pain may radiate from the back to

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Do you sit at a desk most of the day? Here’s how to stay active during the 9-5!

June 8th, 2020

Would you be embarrassed if you got caught doing jumping jacks in your office? We hope not—and we think many successful companies would likely applaud the effort! It’s becoming more well known that staying physically active throughout the workday isn’t just better for your health. It can also boost productivity, job satisfaction, and psychological well-being,

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Frustrated by your chronic joint pain? See how physical therapy can help relieve arthritis pain.

May 20th, 2020

The latest study revealed an estimated 54.4 million US adults have diagnosed arthritis—about 1 in 4 Americans. Of those, about 27% report experiencing severe joint pain. Types of Arthritis There are many types of arthritis, but osteoarthritis is the most common type. The cushioning surface on the bones wears away, and bone rubs against bone.

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What are the benefits of pre and post-surgical rehab? Why you should consider speaking with a physical therapist before your upcoming surgery.

May 10th, 2020

Pre and post surgical rehab is often recommended for those having orthopedic surgery. These types of surgeries could include foot, ankle, knee, hip, wrist, hand, shoulder, neck, and spine surgeries. Rehab can, however, be beneficial for just about any type of surgical procedure. A physical therapist can put together both a pre and post-surgical rehabilitation

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