Category: Physical Therapist

Headaches

Suffering with Back Pain? Check Your Posture!

August 10th, 2020

If you are like most people, you have had someone tell you to sit or stand up straight — probably during your teenage years. At the time, the demand was probably annoying and one you did your best to ignore. But it turns out that good posture is important for more than just looking confident

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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 the pain for hours at a time. Unfortunately, they can also cause profound new problems in your life, from the risk of an overdose

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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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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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stretching

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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Arthritis Pain

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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Opioids for Arthritis Pain

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

Whether it is a pop in the knee with every step that you take, or a crack of your fingers with every attempt to open a jar, chances are that you aren’t going to realize just how much you rely on your joints to perform up to par until you are experiencing regular joint pain.

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Non-invasive Treatment for Your Chronic Aches and Pains

Non-invasive Treatment for Your Chronic Aches and Pains

January 20th, 2020

Have you grown accustomed to feeling a twinge here and a spasm there? Do you suffer from recurring aches and pains for reasons you don’t totally understand? Have you been gritting your teeth and putting up with a longstanding chronic pain condition? Maybe you’ve been putting off medical treatment for your ailment because you’re afraid

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