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Category Archives: Aches and Pains

20 Feb, 2021

Physical Therapy Can Bring Relief From Hip and Knee Pain

You Don’t Have To Continue Suffering. Are you struggling with debilitating or uncomfortable pain in your knees or hips? You’re not the only one. According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, knee pain is a common condition resulting in 19.4 million pain-related visits to a physician’s office each year! The knees and hips are

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10 Feb, 2021

How Physical Therapy Can Relieve Herniated Disc Pain

Your Pain Ends Here. Do you ever find yourself complaining of lower back pain that just won’t quit? You might have a herniated disc. Herniated discs can occur anywhere along the spine, but the lower back area is the spot most commonly affected. Back pain can be caused by tons of different medical conditions, but

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6 Feb, 2020

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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20 Jan, 2020

4 Things to do if you Wake up Feeling Achy

It’s one thing to go to bed feeling sore and achy. At the end of a long day, feeling a little sore is somewhat normal. After all, you’ve been pushing your body for somewhere between 12 – 16 hours, taking care of your family, your pets, your office concerns, and your home—who wouldn’t feel a

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20 Dec, 2019

Get back to the activities you once loved with physical therapy!

Think back five years ago. What did you love to do? Were you a runner? A titan at the gym? Or did you just enjoy going for long evening walks?What is stopping you from doing those same things now?If you are hampered by an injury, lingering pain, aching joints, or lasting effects from an accident

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6 Dec, 2019

Chronic joint pain can be debilitating. Find out how physical therapy can help relieve your aches and pains.

Have your joints been hurting you for a few months? Well, you’re not alone. “Joint pain plagues an increasing number of aging, often arthritic Americans, a new report finds. In 2002, about 10.5 million people in the United States said they battled severe joint pain, but by 2014 that number had jumped to 14.6 million,

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5 Jul, 2019

Don’t Join the Opioid Epidemic. How Physical Therapy Can Help Ditch the Pain Meds

It seems like every time you turn on the news there is another story about the opioid epidemic gripping the country. There is good reason for the panic. In 2016 alone, 116 people died each day from opioid-related drug overdoses. Some 11.5 million Americans misused prescription painkillers in some way, costing an estimated $504 million

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20 May, 2019

5 Quick Tips for Less Pain and More Energy

Millions of individuals live with varying degrees of pain while also experiencing limited amounts of energy. There are several quick and effective ways you can increase your energy levels while reducing pain. Incorporating physical therapy into your regular routine is one way to limit pain. Call Springfield Physical Therapy for more information regarding the use

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10 Feb, 2019

Is Pain Stopping You From Getting Back in the Game?

According to the American Academy of Pain Medicine, at least 100 million Americans are living with chronic pain (pain lasting longer than three months). As if this isn’t a troubling enough trend, in recent years, physicians have been prescribing more and more prescription pain medications, including opioids. In the year 2013 alone, physicians prescribed nearly

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10 Sep, 2018

Reduce Pain and 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, Springfield Physical Therapy Springfield, PA can help. Your physical therapist may also suggest an anti-inflammatory diet for additional

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