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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Say Goodbye to Stress-Related Headache

Say Goodbye to Your Stress-Related Headaches, Once and for All

May 10th, 2020

If stress-related headaches are happening so frequently that they are impacting your daily life, it’s time to start thinking about physical therapy for relief. Stress-related headaches, also called tension headaches, are the most common type of headache that impacts people. While they are not as serious as migraines, tension headaches are a sign that something

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Key to Overcoming Hip & Knee Pain

Physical Therapy: The Key to Overcoming Hip and Knee Pain

April 20th, 2020

Hip and knee pain: It’s the worst! Do your weight-bearing joints feel more like pain-bearing joints these days? If you have a hip or knee that just can’t support your body weight without causing annoying aches or agonizing pains, you may be unable to perform your job, play sports, handle household tasks, or even find

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meal prep

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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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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sciatica pain relief

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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Pre-hab

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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