Category: Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy can help you ditch the pain meds!

May 4th, 2020

Millions of individuals live with chronic pain. To cope with everything from back and joint pain to debilitating pain from accidents, many people have turned to pain medication. Whether prescription or over-the-counter, there are several drawbacks to relying on medication to relieve pain. Pain pills can sometimes interact with other medications, they can be addictive,

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Find Relief from Pain

How to Find Relief from Pain Once and For All

March 20th, 2020

Do you ever wake up feeling stiff and achy, as if your body is being weighed down by a pile of bricks? Everyone wakes up feeling like this from time to time – you might have had a tough workout the day before, you might have spent an excessive amount of time on your feet

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Arthritis

What is the Difference Between Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis?

March 16th, 2020

The Centers of Disease Control (CDC) projects that by 2040, an estimated 78 million (26%) US adults aged 18 years or older are projected to have doctor-diagnosed arthritis.  What is Arthritis? Arthritis is defined as painful inflammation and stiffness of the joints. Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid arthritis are the 2 most common forms of arthritis. Although

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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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