Non Pharmaceutical Arthritis Pain Medicine

Physical Therapy for Non-Pharmaceutical Arthritis Pain Management

September 20th, 2020

Stiffness and discomfort don’t have to be a part of our daily lives — and yet many people assume that they’re doomed to suffer from arthritis pain. If you’ve been losing more and more of your mobility and productivity due to chronic joint inflammation, you may be disappointed by the usefulness of painkilling drugs or

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Back and Neck Pain

Turn to Physical Therapy for Your Back and Neck Pain

September 10th, 2020

There are a large number of people who live with back and neck pain. In fact, studies reveal that 90% of people will experience either back pain or neck pain at least once in their lives. However, it is not always easy to isolate those regions of the body that are causing back pain or

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Posture Causing

Is Your Posture Causing Your Back Pain?

August 10th, 2020

We’ve all heard it before – “sit up straight.” However, sometimes this seemingly simple task is easier said than done. While posture is such an important part of overall health, it is something that is constantly pushed to the backburner. If you are experiencing back pain, there is a good chance it may be due

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Need More Physical Activity

Need More Physical Activity? Here’s How to Get It

June 10th, 2020

Did you know that 80 percent of the U.S. population falls short of the Physical Activity Guidelines recommended by the Department of Health and Human Services? Millions of Americans are risking serious health consequences simply because they do too much sitting and not enough moving around. You may not find that information shocking, especially if

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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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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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natural pain relief

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 and strains

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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how a therapeutic massage can help relieve your pain

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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