Category: health and wellness

Physical Therapy

Do You Have These 5 Symptoms? If So, Physical Therapy Can Help

October 20th, 2020

At our physical therapy clinic, our experienced team members work with older adults, men, women, and children who are facing a variety of acute and chronic health problems. But it’s not just pain that we can help with! Every one of our physical therapists has received advanced training in anatomy, human movement, and more. This

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Stress-Related Headaches

Are Stress-Related Headaches Bringing You Down? Physical Therapy Can Help You Find Relief

October 10th, 2020

Stress related headaches can put a huge damper on your quality of life, interfering with your ability to do your job, to enjoy time with your family, or to go about your business in just about any way. As headaches interfere with your ability to engage in regular tasks, things can start to add up

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Cervical Radiculopathy

A Non-Operative Approach to Cervical Radiculopathy

October 7th, 2020

Cervical radiculopathy is often referred to as a pinched nerve in the neck. It is characterized by radiating pain from the neck to the shoulder, shoulder blade, arm, or hand. The condition affects an average of 85 out of 100,000 people—most often individuals in their 50s. Athletes, heavy laborers, and workers who use vibrating machinery

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Numbness and Tingling in Your Legs – Have You Been Checked For Piriformis Syndrome?

September 30th, 2020

What is Piriformis Syndrome? Your piriformis muscle runs from your lower spine to the top of your thigh bone. Piriformis syndrome occurs when this muscle presses on your sciatic nerve (the nerve that goes from your spinal cord to your buttocks and down the back of each leg). This can cause pain and numbness in

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Strong Core Muscles Can Protect You From Injuries!

September 28th, 2020

Our core muscles are made up of a number of muscle groups: the abdominal, pelvic, lower back, and hip muscles. These muscle groups are divided into two types: stabilization muscles that help us maintain good posture and support our body, and mobilization muscles that function to move our body. Weak core muscles contribute to poor

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What is Your Sartorius Muscle?

September 25th, 2020

Did you know that the sartorius is the longest muscle in the body? The sartorius muscle acts synergistically in conjunction with the other muscles of the hip, thigh, and knee. Together with the quadriceps femoris, the sartorius muscle is one of the muscles in the front of the thigh. The sartorius muscle flexes, abducts and

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Prevent Falls Around Your Pets – Respire Physical Therapy

September 23rd, 2020

Did you know? Each year, about 86,000 fall injuries involve dogs and cats. Women are 2xs more likely to be injured than men. The highest fracture rates are among adults aged 75 and older. Our furry companions can be loyal friends and provide us unconditional love, but pets, their toys, and food bowls can also

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Chronic Back Pain

Chronic Back Pain Doesn’t Have to Control You – Reclaim Your Life with Physical Therapy

September 20th, 2020

When you have chronic back pain, it can feel like every aspect of your life gets interrupted. Pain at work can lead to decreased productivity, sick days, and increased stress. Pain at home can prevent you from being able to care for yourself and your loved ones. Chronic back pain can even make it difficult

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Find Relief for the Pain You Feel - By Simply Changing Your Diet!

Find Relief for the Pain You Feel – By Simply Changing Your Diet!

September 10th, 2020

Changing your diet can have a tremendous impact on your energy and your waistline. What’s harder to remember is that your nutritional choices can impact your joint pain, too! At our physical therapy clinic, we advocate for a holistic approach to improving acute or chronic pain conditions. To your physical therapist, you’re not just a

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