Category: health and wellness

3 Reasons To Add Stretching

3 Reasons To Add Stretching Into Your Daily Routine!

April 10th, 2021

You might not think about it, but there are many simple physical motions you can do every day that will dramatically improve your overall health, wellness, and quality of life! Stretching happens to be one of them. These exercises are a staple of physical therapy, a natural and safe way to gain relief from chronic

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Joint Pain Got You Down

Joint Pain Got You Down? Physical Therapy May Help.

March 20th, 2021

If you’ve been dealing with chronic joint pain for some time, then you should know you’re not alone. Chronic joint pain is typically associated with arthritis, although there are plenty of other physical ailments that can lead to joint deterioration and pain. While physical therapy is not a cure for arthritis, it can help to

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5 Activities To Put You On a Path

5 Activities To Put You On a Path Toward Better Health

March 10th, 2021

Do you spend your days hobbling painfully from your bed to your reclining chair and back? Does the simple idea of taking part in any kind of vigorous activity make you cringe? Physical activity is most likely the furthest thing from your mind if you suffer from chronic pain. The truth, however, is that getting

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Chronic Pain

Chronic Pain Controlling Your Life? It’s Time For a Solution

February 20th, 2021

Did You Know PT Can Help Even the Most Persistent Pain? 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

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5 Ways To Know You Need Physical Therapy

February 10th, 2021

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, including injuries, illnesses, and chronic pain conditions. We put together a list of five basic indicators that you need to visit a physical therapist. If any of these apply to

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Sprains and Strains

Sprains vs Strains – Which One Do You Have?

January 20th, 2021

We’ve all been in this scenario: you’re walking down the sidewalk, when suddenly – your ankle slips off the curb. You feel an immediate twinge of pain, but you’re unsure whether or not it requires a trip to the doctor. It is true that many mild injuries can be treated with the R.I.C.E (rest, ice,

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Physical Therapy

Eliminate the Need for Opioids with Physical Therapy Treatments

January 10th, 2021

As we all know, there has been an opioid crisis plaguing our country. In just 2016 alone, 116 people died each day from opioid overdose. In America, it is estimated that approximately 11.5 million people abuse prescription drugs. This is a frightening time, but there is a solution. Physical therapy can provide pain relief in

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Pre-hab

What Exactly is Pre-hab? Discovering the Benefits of Preventative Rehabilitation

December 20th, 2020

Are you in need of a surgical procedure? Do you have a physically demanding job or sport? Are your muscles or joints weaker than they used to be? If you identify with any of these scenarios, preventative rehabilitation, or “pre-hab,” may benefit you. There are several benefits to participating in pre-hab treatments. It can speed

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Back Pain

Is Your Posture Causing Your Back Pain? Get Relief With Physical Therapy

November 20th, 2020

According to a longitudinal study, approximately 3% of all emergency room visits tend to be the result of back pain or injury. Back pain is the most commonly reported area of pain, which can cause significant limits to one’s daily life. It is common for back pain to develop as the result of poor posture.

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Shoulder Pain

Get Natural Shoulder Pain Relief with the Help of Physical Therapy

November 10th, 2020

Did you know that your shoulders are your most flexible and movable joints? They are extremely complex, comprised of multiple muscles, tendons, and bones. They are what provide you with the mobility you need to perform many of your tasks throughout the day. Your shoulders are capable of a lot – but they are also

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