Category: Health and Wellness

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Is the pain in your back caused by a herniated disc? Here’s how to know.

November 20th, 2020

A herniated disc refers to an issue with one of the rubbery cushions that are in between the vertebrae. A spinal disc has a soft jellylike interior with a tougher exterior. Symptoms of a Herniated Disc While most herniated discs occur in the lower back, they also can occur in the cervical area. Symptoms are

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Reduce Opioid Consumption and Feel Better with Physical Therapy

November 10th, 2020

Long-term opioid consumption is not a good strategy for managing chronic pain. In addition to the risk of addiction, opioids simply alleviate the symptoms (pain) of a larger problem. For very real, measurable improvement over chronic pain, physical therapy has been proven to be a much better option than opioids or other pharmaceutical painkillers. If

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Say No to Opioids! 3 Ways Physical Therapy Can Naturally Relieve Pain

October 20th, 2020

Physical Therapy: The Natural Alternative to Drugs Does the prospect of taking painkilling drugs for the rest of your life fill you with concern? If it doesn’t, then it should — especially if the drugs in question are opioids. Many chronic pain sufferers who can’t get the relief they need from NSAIDs or steroids feel

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Why it’s Important to Get Active! Here are 5 Fun Activities for all Fitness Levels.

October 10th, 2020

Maintaining a high level of physical activity can possibly lengthen your life as well as improve the overall quality. According to PT in Motion News, 80 percent of Americans aren’t meeting physical activity guidelines set forth by the US Department of Health and Human Services. Finding the time or the motivation to exercise is difficult

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Struggling with Herniated Disc Pain? How to Tell When It’s Time to See a Physical Therapist

September 20th, 2020

Did You Know You Could Relieve Your Herniated Disc Pains with Physical Therapy? Did you know that a herniated disc can occur anywhere in your spine? At our physical therapy clinic, we see disc herniations frequently among our patients with back, arm, and/or leg pain. Strange neck pains, back pains, or extremity symptoms can indicate

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Move With Ease Once Again by Relieving Your Hip and Knee Pains

September 10th, 2020

Did You Know That Physical Therapy Could Help You Move Comfortably Again? 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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Is Arthritis Paining You? Physical Therapy Can Help

August 20th, 2020

If you have arthritis, you know how debilitating it can be. It affects millions of people and is the most commonly reported chronic illness across the nation. Arthritis is a disorder of the joints that causes them to become inflamed. The inflammation causes the pain and stiffness that you feel, and it can result in

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How to Make Your Stress-Related Headaches Disappear

August 10th, 2020

Did you know that headaches are the third most common pain complaint throughout the world? They can impact your quality of life and make it difficult to function normally. Luckily, headache relief can be found through physical therapy. Your trained physical therapist will work with you to provide pain relief from headaches, in addition to

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Treat Stress-Related Headaches with Physical Therapy. Find Out How it Works.

July 20th, 2020

There is nothing worse than that feeling of having your head in a clamp. Whether the pain starts in your neck, the back of your head or front and center behind your eyes, stress headaches can derail your entire day. While reducing your stress level can often reduce your stress-related headaches, getting rid of the

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How Important is Physical Therapy Before and After Surgery?

July 10th, 2020

It’s a wise idea to work with a physical therapist both before and after surgery. Working with a physical therapist prior to your operation — sometimes referred to as “prehab” — can help you to prepare emotionally and physically for the surgery. And when the operation is done, physical therapy can help to ensure a

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