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Category Archives: Aches and Pains

10 Sep, 2018

Reduce Pain & Inflammation Through Nutrition

Internal inflammation can wreak havoc with your health. You may already be seeing a physical therapist for inflammation-related health issues, such as arthritis. Whether you have a specific diagnosis or generalized pain in your back and joints, St. Francis Rehab and Sports Medicine can help. Your physical therapist may also suggest an anti-inflammatory diet for

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10 May, 2018

How to Relieve Pain and Prevent Injuries with Better Balance

When we think of poor balance, we typically think of seniors using canes or walkers to get around, because they may fall. However, poor balance is actually a big contributor to sports injuries, common backache, neck pain, and headaches in younger people. In order to walk on two feet, adapt to bumpy surfaces such as

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10 Feb, 2017

Six Easy Steps to Less Pain and More Energy

Do you sometimes feel sluggish, tired, achy, sore, or have low energy? Those could be signs that a daily routine of sitting for long hours in your car, at your desk, or at home watching TV is starting to wear your body down. Your body is meant to move, so the unnatural act of sitting

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9 Dec, 2016

Is Pain Stopping You From Getting Back in the Game?

  Sports represent a healthy way to stay in shape, enjoy socialization with friends and family, and provide an effective outlet for stress. Nothing else in life compares to the invigorating and stimulating enjoyment that comes from participating in sports. As you play, however, you may develop some pain or injuries that prevent you from

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23 Aug, 2016

Where is Your Pain Coming From?

If you are suffering from aches or pains, here are some important questions that can help you determine the root cause of the problem:   How long have you had your pain? For example, acute low back pain may be from a muscle strain. Chronic low back pain is typical of restricted joints, tight muscle

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