Category: Health and Wellness

Ditching the Drugs: Long-Lasting Pain Relief Without Medication

Ditching the Drugs: Long-Lasting Pain Relief Without Medication

October 5th, 2020

It is no secret that pain is an annoyance that can sometimes hinder your quality of life. However, it can also be your body’s way of sending you a message. Sometimes pain can be a result of an underlying condition that you might not even know about. Medication can be used to provide short-term relief,

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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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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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Ached by Lower Back Pain? Stand up Straighter with Physical Therapy

April 20th, 2020

Lower back pain is a sensation all too familiar to millions of people. This ache can hinder many aspects of your life: working, spending time with friends and family, partaking in the activities you enjoy, and even just relaxing. The World Health Organization estimates that in the United States, 149 million days of work are

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How to Treat Arthritis Pain Without Medication

How to Treat Arthritis Pain Without Medication

March 20th, 2020

What is arthritis? Arthritis can sometimes serve as a bit of an umbrella term. It is used to describe over 100 different types of joint pain and joint disease experienced by millions of people. It is true that arthritis seems to favor the elderly, as it becomes more apparent in people as they age; however,

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Discover How You Can Become Healthier, Stronger, and More Active With Physical Therapy

March 10th, 2020

A healthy, strong, and active lifestyle is what everyone strives for. However, it is not always easy to obtain, especially for those suffering from chronic pain. The very thought of going out and exercising with your aches and pains may leave you feeling uncomfortable. However, there is, fortunately, a simpler solution to gaining the active

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3 Indicators That Your Sciatica May Require Physical Therapy Intervention

February 20th, 2020

Your sciatic nerves run from your lower back down your legs. People who suffer from sciatica typically describe a “shooting pain” sensation on one side of their body. While this condition does not always require medical treatment, physical therapy can help ease your pain and lessen some of your other uncomfortable symptoms. So, how do

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Pre-hab: What It Is and Why You Should Do It

February 10th, 2020

Are you in need of surgery in the near future? Do you have a physically demanding job or sport that puts you at risk of injury? Are your muscles and joints simply not what they used to be, becoming frail and weak? If you identify with any of these scenarios, you should consider preventative rehabilitation,

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Say NO to Opioids and YES to Physical Therapy!

January 20th, 2020

We’re all aware of the opioid crisis plaguing the nation. It’s scary – it’s as if every time we turn on the news, we hear another story about the epidemic. In 2016 alone, opioid overdose claimed the lives of 116 people each day. Approximately 11.5 million people in the United States misused the painkilling drugs

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Everything You Need to Know About Your Sprains and Strains

January 10th, 2020

We’ve all been there – walking down the street, not paying attention when suddenly your ankle slips off the curb. There’s immediate pain, but it’s difficult to determine if it’s an injury that will go away on its own with a little RICE (rest, ice, compression, elevation) treatment, or if a visit to the doctor

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