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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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The Natural Way to Treat Your Arthritic Aches and Pains

November 10th, 2020

Arthritis is a painful condition that can leave someone feeling limited and lonely in their journey. Many arthritis sufferers turn to antirheumatic drugs, steroid injections, or joint replacement surgery, in order to cope with pain. However, for many patients, physical therapy and other similar natural treatments have been proven to present better solutions. For more

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7 Secrets Toward Motivating Yourself to be Active

7 Secrets Toward Motivating Yourself to be Active

October 20th, 2020

For many of us, staying in shape can turn into an “all-or-nothing” attitude. Maybe we had a long day at work, or maybe we have to drive our kids to their extracurricular activities, or maybe it’s dark and cold and we simply don’t want to put in the effort. These are common excuses, and we

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Ached by Lower Back Pain? Stand up Straighter with Physical Therapy

Ached by Lower Back Pain? Stand up Straighter with Physical Therapy

October 10th, 2020

Lower back pain is a sensation all too familiar to millions of people. This ache can hinder many aspects of your life: working, spending time with friends and family, partaking in the activities you enjoy, and even just relaxing. The World Health Organization estimates that in the United States, 149 million days of work are

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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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