Category: Health and Wellness

Stay Active

3 Reasons It’s Important to Stay Active as You Age

June 22nd, 2020

Want to Stay Healthy for Life? Start by Staying Active “You’re only as young as you feel,” or so the saying goes. It might be more accurate, however, to say that you’re only as young as your health permits. When you see elderly people shuffling along on walkers or refusing to leave their favorite chair,

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Pre and Post Surgical Rehab

Pre and Post Surgical Rehab: What Is It, and Is It Really Important?

May 18th, 2020

Scheduling Surgery? Don’t Forget the Pre-Operative and Post-Operative Rehab Surgery might not be as much of a certainty in life as death or taxes, but many of us will undergo some kind of surgical procedure. If you will be scheduling major surgery in the near future, give serious thought to scheduling two other important tasks:

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Strengthen Hips

Why We Should Strengthen Our Hips

May 7th, 2020

As low back pain and hip pain become increasingly prevalent in the United States, people are overlooking the importance of hip strength and its influence on these health conditions.  Motions of the Hip Joint The hip joint is a ball and socket joint that allows your hip to move in 6 different motions. Each hip

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Medication

Ditching the Drugs: Long-Lasting Pain Relief Without Medication

March 10th, 2020

Medication can be used to provide short-term relief, but if you are suffering from a chronic condition, it won’t change anything in the long-term.

4 Stretches and Exercises to Improve Neck Pain

February 25th, 2020

If you are experiencing neck stiffness or soreness, you are not alone. Neck pain is one of the most common ailments among Americans. A strong neck can help prevent impairments in other parts of your body too. In order to prevent chronic neck pain, here are simple stretches and exercises that anyone can perform. 4

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Numbness and Shooting Pain Down Leg

February 19th, 2020

Are you experiencing intermittent or constant leg pain? It can be described as a dull ache, throbbing pain, or burning sensation. Do you feel numbness in your legs or feet? Leg pain or numbness may be the symptom of a variety of conditions. A correct diagnosis is essential for determining the most effective treatment. How

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What is the Deal With Bursitis?

February 10th, 2020

Overview Bursae are small fluid filled sacs that decrease friction and provide a cushion between a bone and other moving parts such as muscles, tendons, or skin. These fluid filled sacs are located all over the body including shoulders, hips, knees, heels, and elbows. Bursitis is defined as the inflammation of the bursae. Causes of

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physical therapy

Discover How You Can Become Healthier, Stronger, and More Active With Physical Therapy

February 10th, 2020

A healthy, strong, and active lifestyle is what everyone strives for. However, it is not always easy to obtain, especially for those suffering from chronic pain. The very thought of going out and exercising with your aches and pains may leave you feeling uncomfortable. However, there is, fortunately, a simpler solution to gaining the active

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Everything You Need to Know About Frozen Shoulder

January 29th, 2020

Overview Are you having difficulty reaching overhead? Does your shoulder lock up when you try putting on your shirt? Is it painful or difficult to put your hand behind your head? Motions that used to be easy and comfortable are now feeling stiff and painful. You may have Adhesive Capsulitis or better known as “Frozen

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