Category: Health and Wellness

Stay Active

Does your desk job keep you sedentary? Here’s how to stay active during the 9-5!

February 15th, 2021

One of the many benefits of physical therapy is that it helps show you how physical activity is medicine! Our physical therapy team strongly believes that the human body was meant to move, and when it doesn’t, things start to break down. Unfortunately, the modern environment isn’t great for promoting regular physical activity. Many of

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Eating Right: A Simple Technique for Reducing Pain and Inflammation

Eating Right: A Simple Technique for Reducing Pain and Inflammation

February 5th, 2021

Do you deal with chronic pain or inflammation in your daily life? It isn’t uncommon, but it is avoidable. While exercise is a crucial part of your physical therapy regimen, proper nutrition can also play an important role.  The foods you eat work to fuel your body, and eating the right ones can help you

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Why Muscle Imbalance Can Be Dangerous?

January 22nd, 2021

Are you experiencing muscle imbalance during your exercises? Do you notice that your body is asymmetrical? Do you look in the mirror and see that certain muscles have size imbalances?  For proper movement, opposing muscle groups must work and coordinate together. Muscle length and muscle strength need to be balanced for normal movement and function.

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Physical Activity

Increase Your Physical Activity with These 7 Tips!

January 10th, 2021

The longer you cope with chronic pain, the more it starts to feel like the pain will never go away. Once you start to accept a particular pain as a part of your life, it becomes more and more difficult to look at the pain as something that you can handle and treat. Instead, many

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Back Pain

Limited Hip Mobility Can Cause Your Back Pain

January 6th, 2021

Are you experiencing nagging back aches and wonder where the source of pain is coming from? Your hip mobility plays a large role in supporting your back and limited hip motion can cause back pain.  According to Georgetown University’s Health Policy Institute, nearly 65 million Americans reported a recent episode of back pain. 16 million

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Chronic Pain

Living with Chronic Pain? Try Our Safe and Non-Invasive Methods for Relief!

December 20th, 2020

You may be one of the millions of individuals living with chronic pain. Whether you’re recovering from a serious surgical procedure, dealing with the physical effects of an accident, or struggling with a long term medical condition, pain can prevent you from enjoying all the daily activities you love. You may be considering more surgeries

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Breaking Down The SI Joint

December 9th, 2020

Have you heard of the SacroIliac (SI) Joint? Are you frustrated that your SI joint pain is not going away? SI joint pain can be dismissed easily as “low back pain” and can lead to more serious symptoms. This article breaks down the components of the SI joint. What is the SI Joint? The Sacroiliac

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Don’t Fall Victim to Opioids - Instead, Opt for Natural Relief

Don’t Fall Victim to Opioids – Instead, Opt for Natural Relief

November 20th, 2020

Chronic pain can become a huge burden, interfering with just about every aspect of your life until it can seem impossible to feel like things will ever be “normal” again. Whether as a result of wear and tear over time, or following a traumatic experience like an injury or a car accident, chronic pain can

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Stretching

Stretching Has Many Proven Benefits! Discover Them Today

November 10th, 2020

You’ve probably heard that it’s important to stretch before and after a workout or any type of strenuous physical activity. While this is true, it’s also beneficial to stretch on a regular basis whether you’re doing any type of physical workout or not. There are many benefits of doing stretches on a regular basis. A

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