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
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
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
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
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
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
We all do it – we feel that all-too-familiar twinge of a headache coming on, and we pop in the Ibuprofen or Advil or Tylenol. However, sometimes a pill just doesn’t cut it when it comes to stress headaches. The sensation of a stress headache is described as a band of pressure around your head,
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. If lower back pain is plaguing your everyday life, it is important that you find relief as soon as you can.