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Natural Pain Relief: Solving Your Aches and Pains Without Harmful Drugs

December 10th, 2019

The United States is a highly medicated society. We have hundreds of over-the-counter pain-management drugs at our disposal, and doctors routinely write prescriptions for heavier pain relievers, including the opioid drugs that have recently become a national epidemic. Fortunately, there is an alternative solution: physical therapy. If you’re tired of suffering from chronic pain and

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Sprains vs. Strains: Recognizing the Difference

November 20th, 2019

You may have heard the terms “sprain” and “strain used interchangeably before – however, there is a key difference between the two. Before understanding the differences between a sprain and strain, it is important to understand the differences between a ligament and tendon. Your ligaments are rows of tissue that connect bones to one another

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Physical Therapy Can Provide Relief For These 5 Common Shoulder Pain Conditions

November 10th, 2019

Physical therapy is a safe, effective, and non-invasive treatment option that is designed to relieve pain resulting from a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions, sports injuries, workplace injuries, and more. Patients typically see a physical therapist to help manage chronic pain symptoms and prevent future injury, and regular appointments with a physical therapist are ideal

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5 Ways Athletes Can Benefit From Therapeutic Massage

October 20th, 2019

If you are an athlete, you already know that you’ve got to maintain optimal health if you want to keep playing the sport you love. Participating in a treatment plan with an experienced physical therapist is a big part of that, especially when you’re recovering from an injury. Therapeutic massage is one of the main

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Why Wait for Relief? Get Back to Living Your Life With Physical Therapy

October 10th, 2019

According to WebMD, “Physical therapy is often one of the best choices you can make when you have long-term pain (also called chronic pain) or an injury. It can make you stronger and help you move and feel better.” The overall goal of physical therapy is to reduce and eliminate pain, while simultaneously improving mobility

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Is a Herniated Disc The Culprit of Your Back Pain?

September 20th, 2019

One of the most common reasons people visit our physical therapist each day is to get relief from chronic back pain. In fact, it is the most commonly reported source of pain across the nation. While back pain can be caused by a variety of medical conditions, in many cases it is the result of

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ending your knee and hip pain once and for all

Ending Your Hip and Knee Pain, Once and For All

September 10th, 2019

The hips and knees are both areas in the body where several tendons, muscles, and joints are joined together, in order to help you achieve complex movement. If there is damage (and subsequent pain) in these areas, it can be difficult to perform daily activities. Fortunately, there are several specific ways that physical therapy can

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put the spring back in your step with physical therapy treatments

Put the Spring Back in Your Step With Physical Therapy Treatments

August 15th, 2019

Are you suffering from acute or chronic pain? Perhaps you’ve been struggling with back pain for quite some time, or you’re recovering from an unexpected sports injury, or maybe you’re even still dealing with impairments from an auto accident. Whatever you may be facing, physical therapy is here to help. If your pain is impacting

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Ditch the Meds and Get to the Root of Your Problem With Physical Therapy

August 10th, 2019

It is no secret that pain can put a dent in your lifestyle. Many people make the mistake of relying on medication to provide relief, but meds only mask the symptoms, instead of fixing them. Physical therapy is a natural and non-invasive treatment that works. If you are suffering from either acute or chronic pain,

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Decrease joint pain and increase mobility with physical therapy

Decrease Your Joint Pain and Increase Your Mobility With Physical Therapy

July 20th, 2019

As everyone ages, we may catch ourselves thinking the same thought: our joints simply aren’t what they used to be. Perhaps you are struggling with an injury that makes motion painful or perhaps you’re suffering from the age-related “wear and tear” of osteoarthritis. Whatever the case may be, one thing remains true: you can’t get

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