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Stand up to Back Pain PT

Stand Up to Your Back Pain with Physical Therapy

March 20th, 2020

Most Americans will suffer temporary back pain at some point in their lives. When back pain is not temporary, however, it becomes a major quality of life issue. The good news is that you don’t have to live with back pain permanently. Taking a proactive approach like working with a physical therapist can help you

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Improve Health with 5 Stretching Benefits

Improve Your Overall Health with These 5 Stretching Benefits

March 10th, 2020

Some people think that stretching is an unnecessary part of exercising. The truth is that stretching is a necessary component of exercise. According to physical therapists, stretching is an important part of one’s daily routine, whether you’re exercising or not. The 5 Benefits of Stretching Stretching specific exercises prior to exercising helps the muscles to

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Balance at the Core: Connecting Core Strength With Improved Balance

February 20th, 2020

Those involved in the physical therapy field have been discussing the link between core strength and better balance for years. When the “core” muscles around your trunk are strong, they are able to prevent harmful chronic conditions, such as lower back pain, balance and gait disorders, and a large number of injuries. A stronger core

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4 Tips For Improving Your Health, Strength, and Physical Activity

February 10th, 2020

It can be difficult to get out there and be active. It happens to the best of us – the yoga mat gets thrown to the back of the closet, the running shoes begin to collect dust, and the dumbbells disappear somewhere in the garage. Fortunately, there are a few simple tips to help yourself

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Treat Your Sciatica Today With Physical Therapy

January 20th, 2020

Sciatica, also referred to as “lumbar radiculopathy” is a pain that typically radiates from the lower back. The sciatic nerve extends from the lumbar spine through the area of the buttocks, making it the largest nerve in the human body. When this nerve becomes irritated, pain ensues, and it is usually felt in the lumbar

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Speed Up Your Recovery Time With Pre-hab

January 6th, 2020

If you have a surgery coming up, you are likely aware of the rehab you’ll need afterward. Post-surgical rehabilitation is a crucial part of the recovery process, as it helps patients get back on their feet and regain their full range of function. What most people don’t know if that pre-surgical rehabilitation – or “pre-hab”

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5 Ways to Decrease Your Pain and Increase Your Energy

December 20th, 2019

Are you experiencing aches and pains? Are you in need of quick relief so you can get back to living your life? If so, physical therapy can help. In a customized physical therapy program, you’ll learn some highly effective pain relief techniques that can also help boost your energy. Our highly-trained physical therapists are experienced

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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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Shoulder Pain Relief

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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