Category: Physical Therapy

Non-invasive Treatment for Your Chronic Aches and Pains

July 20th, 2020

Any pain that lasts longer than three months is classified as “chronic.” When people suffer from chronic pain for a long period of time, it can become a downward spiral. They become more inactive and sedentary as a result of the pain, and then their health gets even worse. People with chronic pain will even

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Avoiding the Opioid Trap — Thanks to Physical Therapy

July 10th, 2020

You have so many things you want or need to do today — but they’ll have to wait until you take your pills. Prescription opioids are powerful medications that can deaden pain for hours at a time. Unfortunately, they can also cause profound new problems in your life, from the risk of an overdose to

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

June 20th, 2020

The knee is considered a hinge joint while the hip is a ball-and-socket joint. They are both complex joints with a network of muscles, tendons, ligaments, bone, and cartilage all working together to keep you moving. With this many moving parts it’s not surprising that as we age or engage in strenuous activity that we

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Get to the Root of Your Back Pain. Could it be a Herniated Disc?

June 10th, 2020

Back pain is one of the most common complaints among Americans today. Whether you experience the occasional ache in your back, or you deal with reoccurring chronic back pain, it can make completing everyday tasks extremely difficult. But have you ever stopped to wonder whether your back pain was a sign of a more serious

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7 Easy Ways to Increase Your Activity and Live Healthy

May 20th, 2020

Do you move every day? Doing so can increase your lifespan, improve your mood, help you maintain a healthy weight, increase your strength, flexibility, endurance, and balance, and help you manage chronic pain and other health conditions. Regular physical activity is so important that our physical therapy team is always looking for tips to offer

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5 Ways Stretching Can Improve Your Overall Health

May 10th, 2020

1. Stretching Increases Your Flexibility Are you frustrated because you don’t seem to have the same range of motion that you once did? A variety of musculoskeletal challenges can reduce your flexibility, creating stiffness, and making certain motions uncomfortable or even impossible. Stretching can gently coax the stiffness out of tight tissues. Depending on the

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Are Your Joints Hurting? 4 Ways Physical Therapy Can Help Relieve Arthritis Pain.

April 20th, 2020

Arthritis is a common joint pain issue that can affect people of all ages. And while there is no cure for arthritis, with physical therapy you can learn to manage your arthritis pain naturally. For many people with chronic arthritis pain, prescription pain medications may seem like the only pain relief option. However, our experienced

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If You Have any of These 5 Symptoms, You May Need Physical Therapy.

March 24th, 2020

Did you know that physical therapy is a natural form of pain relief treatment that can be used to manage a variety of different conditions? Unfortunately, many people don’t realize that physical therapy treatments are a great way to reduce their chronic pain and other recurring symptoms until after they’ve tried other traditional treatment methods

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Are You Taking Opioids for Your Arthritis Pain? You Need to Read This.

March 10th, 2020

Arthritis is a general term that actually includes hundreds of different diseases. Whether you have osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or another type, one of the primary symptoms is inflammation and pain in the joints. Whatever type of arthritis you’re suffering from, you’re likely struggling to overcome varying degrees of pain. If you’re taking opioids for arthritis

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Are Your Joints Hurting? 4 Ways Physical Therapy Can Help Relieve Arthritis Pain.

February 20th, 2020