Category: Physical Therapy

Find Effective Relief for Your Hip and Knee Pains

Find Effective Relief for Your Hip and Knee Pains Today With Physical Therapy

September 20th, 2020

Are You Living With Hip or Knee Pain? Physical Therapy Can Help 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

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You Are What You Eat — and Good Nutrition Can Help You Feel Good

September 10th, 2020

In your everyday struggle against pain and inflammation, do you reach for a pill bottle, or do you seek healthy lifestyle changes? The latter choice will do more for you in terms of long-term function, mobility and safety. But what kinds of lifestyle changes should you pursue? In addition to regular exercise, including the types

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Headaches

Did you Know Physical Therapy Can Help Reduce Stress Related Headaches? Here’s How.

August 20th, 2020

Headaches are a common issue that can plague everyone from preteens to retirees. However, when recurring tension or stress-related headaches make it difficult to get through your day, physical therapy may be necessary to provide long-lasting pain relief. Our experienced physical therapist has the skills necessary to target the root cause of your headaches and

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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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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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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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