Find Help for Arthritis Pain

Find Help for Your Arthritis Pains Today

August 20th, 2020

If you have arthritis, then you know all about the difficulties with moving and functioning in daily life that it can present. What you might not know, however, is that physical therapy can help you find relief from your arthritis pain. There is no cure for arthritis, but by using the exercises and techniques that

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The Drug-Free Path to Pain Relief: Physical Therapy

July 10th, 2020

Pain is a serious problem in today’s world. An estimated 1 out of every 5 Americans suffers from some degree of chronic pain, and 8 percent of those sufferers find the pain so intense that they can’t pursue their normal activities. It’s little wonder, then, that painkillers and anti-inflammatory drugs have grown into such a

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6 Ways Physical Therapy Can Help You Improve Your Physical Health

June 20th, 2020

Physical therapy improves the physical health of people who have injuries, illnesses and medical conditions. An individualized physical therapy program is a conservative approach to managing these types of problems. It improves overall health and well-being. Six Ways Physical Therapy Improves Health Reduces or Eliminates Pain Manual therapy treatments like soft tissue mobilization, ultrasound, electric

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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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Herniated Disc Back Pain

So You’ve Been Having Back Pain… Could it be Caused by a Herniated Disc?

May 20th, 2020

If you’ve been experiencing back pain, it just may be a herniated disc. A herniated disc can put extra pressure on the muscles and nerves around the spinal column. Symptoms may include, pain on one side of the body, pain that radiates to the arms or legs, aching, burning sensations in the affected area and

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A Tasty Way to Get Pain and Inflammation Under Control

April 10th, 2020

Who says that getting healthy has to be a chore? You’ll be delighted to learn that simply by modifying your diet, you can get chronic pain and inflammation under better control (or possibly even avoid those symptoms entirely). Better yet, the diet you choose doesn’t have to taste like a punishment for previous bad behavior.

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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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