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Category Archives: Physical Therapy

20 Jun, 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 May, 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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10 May, 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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20 Apr, 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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10 Apr, 2020

Do You Have Stress Headaches? Physical Therapy Has the Solutions!

When you see someone at work or in a difficult situation clutching his head, you may assume either that he’s under extreme stress, or that he has a headache. In fact, you may be right on both counts. Both physical and emotional stress can cause tension headaches; they can also trigger cervicogenic and migraine headaches,

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20 Mar, 2020

Improve Your Nutrition to Decrease Pain and Inflammation

Inflammation is a natural process the body uses to protect itself and to promote healing. During the inflammation process, your body increases its production of white blood cells. Chronic inflammation, however, can damage the body. Living with continual inflammation can cause pain, swelling, and redness in the affected areas. It can also increase your risk

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10 Mar, 2020

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

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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6 Jan, 2020

Pre and post surgical rehab. What is it and is it really important?

One of the most important times that you could seek physical therapy is when you are facing surgical correction of a joint or muscle. Physical therapy is proven time and time again to help with preparing the body for surgical correction, as well as enhancing the recovery process, making it possible to return to full

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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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