Category: Physical Therapy

Dealing With Pain and Inflammation? Here’s How Eating Healthy Can Help.

November 15th, 2020

A Proper Diet Could Be Your Key to a Pain Free Life Maintaining a healthy diet plays a vital part to any physical therapy routine. Proper nutrition is important, especially if you deal with chronic inflammation and pain. Eating the right foods can help your body recover from many different painful conditions. Reducing stress, eating

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Posture Perfect: How to Correct Your Back Pain

Posture Perfect: How to Correct Your Back Pain

November 5th, 2020

If you suffer from back pain, you’re in good company. In fact, the most commonly reported area of pain is the back. According to one longitudinal study, 3% of all emergency room visits between the years of 2004-2008 were due to back pain or injury. An estimated 25 million Americans suffer from chronic pain, many

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Physical Therapy: A Natural and Easy Solution for Shoulder Pain

Physical Therapy: A Natural and Easy Solution for Shoulder Pain

October 15th, 2020

Your shoulders are a complex part of your body – they are your most flexible and movable joints, consisting of multiple bones, muscles, and tendons. They provide you with a great amount of mobility, allowing you to perform many of your daily tasks, in addition to several exercise regimens. However, this also means that there

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Herniated Discs: Could This be Causing Your Back Pain?

Herniated Discs: Could This be Causing Your Back Pain?

September 15th, 2020

Your spine is a complex part of the body. It is comprised of 24 bones, and 5 of them are located in the lower back. It is also comprised of numerous nerves and intervertebral discs. Sometimes, the jelly-like nucleus of these discs can “herniate,” or protrude, through the cell wall, if it is not strong

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Kick Knee and Hip Pain to the Curb with Physical Therapy

Kick Knee and Hip Pain to the Curb with Physical Therapy

September 5th, 2020

The hips and knees are both very commonly reported areas of discomfort. This pain becomes exceptionally common as people age, due to the “wear and tear” of cartilage in the hips, knees, and lower back. However, people can also experience hip and knee pain from overuse, injury, or underlying conditions, such as arthritis. Some cases

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5 Ways Physical Therapy Can Help You Avoid Risky Treatment Methods

July 15th, 2020

Have you been suffering from chronic pain, or pain lasting longer than three months? If so, you are not alone. According to the American Academy of Pain Medicine, at least 100 million Americans are living with chronic pain. Because of this, there has been a larger and larger demand for prescription pain medications within recent

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Is Arthritis Paining You? Physical Therapy Can Help

July 5th, 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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6 Easy Ways to Improve Your Physical Health

June 20th, 2020

Do you experience tired, sore, or achy muscles throughout the day? Are you recovering from an injury or surgical procedure? Do you have a condition that brings pain to your bones or joints? Whatever the case may be, a physical therapist can create a personalized treatment program for you, to help increase your energy and

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How to Solve Your Aches and Pains Once and For All

June 10th, 2020

Do you ever wake up feeling stiff and achy, as if your body is being weighed down by a pile of bricks? Everyone wakes up feeling like this from time to time – you might have had a tough workout the day before, you might have spent an excessive amount of time on your feet

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5 Reasons Why Stretching Will Benefit Your Overall Health

May 20th, 2020

Stretching is an important part of physical therapy, and many physical therapists will include specific stretches into their sessions. Strength and endurance are both undeniably important; however, stretching is a crucial part of anyone’s exercise regimen, whether you are an athlete or someone coping with aches and pains. Stretching helps in increasing flexibility, which can

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