Category: health

3 Exercises to Improve Knee Stability

March 19th, 2021

You may be wondering why your knee buckles when you go up and down the stairs. Do you feel like your knee is unstable and that it may slip out with sudden movements? You may be experiencing knee instability. Common Knee Injuries that Contribute To Knee Instability Meniscus Tear: a meniscus tear occurs in the

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Physical Therapy After Surgery

March 10th, 2021

Although we may not realize it, any kind of major surgery is a serious life decision. Surgery can leave patients in pain, weak, bed bound, and even depressed. It is important to recover quickly and successfully so that you can resume all the activities you enjoy. Doctors, patients, and scientific research are proving that physical

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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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Arthritis Pain

If You’re Taking Opioids for Your Arthritis Pain, This Blog is For You

January 20th, 2021

130: that’s how many people on average die of opioid overdose every day in the United States. It’s a stunning statistic that sadly impacts nearly every community in our country, since opioid abuse and addiction affects people from all walks of life. Many people who become addicted to opioids were first prescribed them by a

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Shoulders

3 Ways to Overcome Aching Shoulders

January 11th, 2021

Does your shoulder start aching towards the end of the day when you try to lift your arms? Are you met with shoulder pain and joint restriction when you reach overhead? Whether your pain is coming from an old injury or from overuse, these simple techniques can help your shoulders feel better and stronger. Overview

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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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