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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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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 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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