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Category Archives: Physical Therapy

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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20 Nov, 2019

Physical Therapy can help you ditch the pain meds!

Are you taking pain meds to manage your pain? If so, it just may not be a good choice. “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

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20 Oct, 2019

Headaches can ruin your day, let alone, make it difficult to get anything done. PT can help!

Chances are you have experienced a headache at least once in your life. Unfortunately, this is one affliction that just about no one is immune to. What’s even worse, however, is that a large percentage of the population faces headaches at such a frequent rate that going a full day without a headache may start

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20 Sep, 2019

Don’t spend the rest of your life taking medicine to control the pain. Talk to your doctor about physical therapy!

How does your chronic pain affect you? Perhaps you have a hard time getting out of bed or climbing stairs. Maybe you find yourself feeling stressed, distracted, and depressed at work. You might wake up in the middle of the night or struggle to fall asleep because of pain. If you’re like many of the

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10 Sep, 2019

Get Rid of Your Chronic Back Pain! 5 Ways a Physical Therapist Can Help Relieve Your Pain.

Is your back pain becoming more than you can manage? Few problems can render a person’s ability to move and fulfill basic needs inept like chronic back pain. According to a division of the National Institutes of Health, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), more than 100 million Americans suffer from chronic

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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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10 Mar, 2019

Common Causes of Shoulder Pain and How Physical Therapy Can Help

Your shoulder is the most flexible and movable joint in your body, consisting of several bones, muscles, joints and tendons. This means there are several ways the shoulder can become injured and cause pain. There are many causes of shoulder pain and steps you can take to eliminate the discomfort. Physical therapy is an effective

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10 Jan, 2019

Overcome Knee and Hip Pain for Good with Physical Therapy

Hip pain and knee pain are a part of life for many people. Cartilage in the knees, hip or lower back can wear down due to overuse and lead to discomfort or arthritis. Sometimes just a straight-up injury can cause pain. While some cases are so severe that they could require surgery to repair an

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10 Dec, 2018

Don’t Mask the Symptoms: Treat the Origin of the Issue with Physical Therapy

Looking for a Drug-Free Pain Solution? Look Into Physical Therapy Pain can be a helpful messenger, an alert that something in your body needs fixing ‒ but it can also be an agonizing annoyance that ruins your quality of life. To make matters worse, many pain problems are rooted in deep-set underlying conditions, often originating

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20 Sep, 2017

Physical Therapy Just as Effective for Spinal Stenosis as Surgery

A new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine that followed 169 participants showed that physical therapy was just as effective for people suffering from spinal stenosis as surgery (1). In fact, the results point to what physical therapists have known for decades, people suffering with back pain should try physical therapy first, before

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