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20 Jul, 2020

Surgery Might Not be Your Only Option to Relieve Back Pain. Things to Consider Before Back Surgery

There are few more debilitating conditions than back pain. Ranging from a dull ache to excruciating, back pain can keep you from performing simple daily tasks you once enjoyed. While nearly 80 percent of adults experience back pain at some point in their lives, the treatments used to alleviate it are varied. Yet many people

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10 Jul, 2020

Don’t be a Part of the Opioid Epidemic. Physical Therapy Can Help Relieve Your Arthritis Pain

When a person suffers from arthritis, particularly in a weight-bearing joint like the knee or hip, taking an opioid painkiller for relief can be a powerful temptation. The bad news is that while an opioid can temporarily relieve pain, the patient’s bones continue to grind together, making the underlying cause of the condition even worse.

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20 Jun, 2020

Herniated Discs: Troubleshooting Tips From Our Physical Therapist

Something is terribly wrong with you, but you’re not quite sure what it is. Strange neck pains, back pains, or extremity symptoms can indicate a variety of potential problems — including one or more herniated discs. How can you tell for sure whether you have this specific problem? If you do have a herniated disc,

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10 Jun, 2020

How Do You Overcome Chronic Back Pain? Ask Our Physical Therapist

Did you know that approximately 80 percent of Americans have experienced (or will experience) back pain? That’s a depressing statistic, especially if you’re already one of those sufferers. Chronic back pain can prevent you from performing the countless daily tasks you need or want to perform. Even when you’re not engaged in activity, your back

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20 May, 2020

Get Control over Your Joint Pain! Physical Therapy is the Solution.

Chronic joint pain is typically associated with arthritis, although there are other physical ailments that can lead to joint deterioration and pain. While physical therapy is not a cure for arthritis, it can help to alleviate the pain, increase your range of motion in the affected joints and help you get control over the problem

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10 May, 2020

5 Common Indicators that You Need Physical Therapy

Physical therapy isn’t just for rehabilitation or athletes in training. There are many reasons why a person might need the assistance of a physical therapist. There are five basic indicators that you need to visit a physical therapist. 1. You’re Experiencing Sharp Pain Sharp pain, especially if it’s ongoing, may be a sign of a

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20 Mar, 2020

An Active Lifestyle Can Improve Your Health. Try These 5 Activities to Get Moving.

If you spend your days hobbling painfully from your bed to your reclining chair and back, the notion of pursuing any kind of vigorous activity may be the furthest thing from your mind. The truth, however, is that getting active can vastly improve your health, your comfort, mobility, and overall quality of life. Here are

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10 Mar, 2020

Stretching: A Healthy Part of Any Physical Therapy Program

Can some simple physical motions dramatically improve your overall health, wellness, and quality of life? In the case of stretching, the answer is most definitely yes. Stretching exercises are a staple of physical therapy for just that reason. You might be surprised to discover just how many ways stretches can help you. Here are some

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20 Feb, 2020

4 Ways Physical Therapy Can Help Relieve Joint Pain from Arthritis

Whether it is a pop in the knee with every step that you take, or a crack of your fingers with every attempt to open a jar, chances are that you aren’t going to realize just how much you rely on your joints to perform up to par until you are experiencing regular joint pain.

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6 Feb, 2020

Did You Know Increasing Core Strength Can Help Relieve Pain?

Core strength has become a popular topic because it affects the function of the entire body. A strong core means better stability, fewer injuries and less physical stress. Weak core muscles can lead to chronic back and neck pain. Signs of weak core muscles include slumping in your chair, poor posture at your desk or

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