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Sciatica Pain with Physical Therapy

How to Tell if Your Sciatica Pain Requires Physical Therapy Treatment

January 20th, 2020

Did you know that the sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the human body? It stretches from the lower back down to the legs, ending at the feet. People living with sciatica typically describe their discomfort as “shooting pains,” typically down one side of the body. While sciatica does not always require physical therapy

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Health, Strength, and Physical Activity

Looking to Improve Your Health, Strength, and Physical Activity? Look No Further

January 10th, 2020

Everyone strives for a healthy, strong, and active lifestyle. However, the reality is that this type of lifestyle is not always easy to achieve, especially for those suffering from chronic pain. Fortunately, physical therapy is a great resource for helping you alleviate your pain and reach your fitness goals. If you’re looking to achieve a

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Sprains and Strains

What’s the Difference Between Sprains and Strains?

December 20th, 2019

It is a common misconception that “sprains” and “strains” are interchangeable terms. In reality, there are some key differences between the two. In order to understand how they differ, it is important to first understand what ligaments and tendons are. Ligaments connect bones to bones within a joint, while tendons connect bones to muscles. When

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Relieving Your Pain the Natural Way

Relieving Your Pain the Natural Way – Physical Therapy as the Safer Relief Alternative

December 10th, 2019

It is no secret that the United States is a country with very high levels of medication. With countless over-the-counter drugs for pain management, it can seem simple to turn to drugs for pain relief. It is also a common practice for physicians to prescribe heavier pain relievers, such as the opioids that have resulted

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Physical Therapy: Treating Arthritis the Safe and Easy Way

November 20th, 2019

Anyone living with arthritis knows how debilitating it can be. Several people dealing with arthritic aches and pains end up resorting to steroid injections, antirheumatic drugs, or even joint replacement surgery, in order to manage their pain. However, physical therapy itself has proven successful for many arthritis sufferers. Before turning to potentially harmful drugs or

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Ached by Lower Back Pain? Stand up Straighter with Physical Therapy

November 10th, 2019

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.

How to Improve Your Balance By Increasing Your Core Strength

October 20th, 2019

The relationship between core strength and balance is something that has been widely discussed within the physical therapy field for several years. Your trunk contains multiple core muscles that work to prevent physically limiting conditions, such injuries, lower back pain, or balance disorders. When your core is strong, it helps keep you upright and decreases

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Are You an Athlete? Improve Your Performance with Therapeutic Massage

October 20th, 2019

If you are an athlete, you know the dedication that comes with it. Whether you’re preparing for an important game, competition, recital, or marathon, it’s no secret that the training is extensive. Because of this, it is likely that you will be faced with some sort of roadblock along the way, due to sore or

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5 Benefits of Treating Your Pain Naturally With Physical Therapy

October 10th, 2019

If you are living with chronic pain, or pain lasting three months or longer, you are not alone. In fact, according to the American Academy of Pain Medicine, approximately 100 million Americans live with chronic pain. Unfortunately, that also means that the dependency on prescription medications is continuously growing. In the year 2013, doctors across

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Get Back on Your Feet with Natural Hip and Knee Pain Relief

October 10th, 2019

Your hips and knees are important joints that work hard to provide you with optimum function throughout the day. Because of their complexities and constant use, they are common areas of pain and discomfort. The risk of developing chronic hip or knee pain increases with age, as the cartilage in one’s joints starts to gradually

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