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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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5 Tips to Help Quarantine Become Less of a Pain in the Neck

April 20th, 2020

Has your neck been hurting since being quarantined at home? If so, you are not alone. As we all have to learn how to become accustomed to new ways of living for the time being, it can be easy to fall into a sedentary lifestyle. Poor posture from sitting on the couch watching TV, staring

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Get Moving at Home! Tips for Achieving a Full-Body Workout During Quarantine

April 10th, 2020

Just because you’re in the confines of your home during this time, it doesn’t mean you can’t still achieve a full-body workout. Yes, it is true that gyms, workout classes, intramural leagues, and the like are closed/postponed for the time being – but it is still important to remain active and get your whole body

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Are You Addicted to Opioids? Understand How Physical Therapy Can Help.

March 20th, 2020

Don’t Go Through Bottles of Pills — Go to Physical Therapy Another day, another trip to the pharmacy. This is the treadmill that many chronic pain sufferers find themselves walking, month after month and year after year. Prescription pain medications can only do so much to keep your suffering at bay — and in the

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Tired of Your Hip and Knee Pain? Find Lasting Relief with Physical Therapy

March 10th, 2020

There are so many causes of hip and knee pain, from excess weight to sports injuries, advancing age to repetitive motion injuries. Whatever the cause of your hip and/or knee pain, if you are experiencing it regularly you need to find a way to manage it. Many people use medications like anti-inflammatories to minimize their

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aches and pains

Always suffering from aches and pains in your joints? 3 Reasons to consider Physical Therapy!

February 20th, 2020

There’s something oddly satisfying about waking up the morning after a hard workout and feeling dull aches and pains in your muscles. But when that dull ache migrates to your joints and seems to happen every day, that satisfaction quickly turns to frustration. The answer is not to take anti-inflammatory medication or simply ignore the

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