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Kick Your Pain Without Opioids: Physical Therapy Can Help Nov20th 2020

Kick Your Pain Without Opioids: Physical Therapy Can Help

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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Tips From a Physical Therapist On Dealing With Herniated Discs Nov10th 2020

Tips From a Physical Therapist On Dealing With Herniated Discs

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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Oct20th 2020

4 Things To Do if You Wake Up Feeling Achy

Why are you feeling so achy and stiff in the morning? Could it be an old, ill-suited mattress? An unsupportive pillow? A poor sleeping position? Do you have an underlying health condition like osteoarthritis? What about dehydration? Maybe it’s a combination of these issues, or maybe it’s something else entirely. Whatever the reason, a.m. stiffness

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Oct10th 2020

Does your desk job keep you sedentary? Here’s how to stay active during the 9-5!

One of the many benefits of physical therapy is that it helps show you how physical activity is medicine! Our physical therapy team strongly believes that the human body was meant to move, and when it doesn’t, things start to break down. Unfortunately, the modern environment isn’t great for promoting regular physical activity. Many of

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Physical Therapy Can Help With Your Knee & Hip Pain Sep20th 2020

Physical Therapy Can Help With Your Knee & Hip Pain

At any given time, millions of Americans are going through their day with a chronically painful hip or knee. According to the 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

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If You’re Experiencing These 5 Symptoms, Consider Physical Therapy Sep10th 2020

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

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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Stay Active Aug20th 2020

3 Reasons It’s Important to Stay Active as You Age

Want to Stay Healthy for Life? Start by Staying Active “You’re only as young as you feel,” or so the saying goes. It might be more accurate, however, to say that you’re only as young as your health permits. When you see elderly people shuffling along on walkers or refusing to leave their favorite chair,

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Chronic-joint-pain Aug10th 2020

Chronic joint pain can be debilitating. Find out how physical therapy can help relieve your aches and pains.

Chronic joint pain can last for weeks and even months. Joints are the structures that form the connections between the bones. Joints provide support and assist you in movement. There are many different conditions that can cause chronic joint pain, including bursitis, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, sprains and strains. Joint pain can occur in any part

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Get-Back-to-the-Activities Jul20th 2020

Get Back to the Activities You Once Loved With Physical Therapy!

Can’t Live Life on Your Own Terms? Turn to Physical Therapy for Help That oil painting you started way back when still awaits the finishing touches. You bought a guitar last year, but you can’t stand the thought of trying to play it. Your golf friends wonder if you’re ever going to join them for

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nutrition Jul10th 2020

How proper nutrition can help with aches and pains.

Many people know that good nutrition is the pathway to good health. But, many don’t realize that good nutrition can also help with those aches and pains. Combine good nutrition with physical therapy, and it’s a powerful duo. Nutrition and Physical Therapy “A systematic review and meta-analysis in the 2017 European Journal of Nutrition found

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