Category: healthy tips

5 Activities To Put You On a Path Toward Better Health

5 Activities To Put You On a Path Toward Better Health

May 12th, 2021

Do you spend your days hobbling painfully from your bed to your reclining chair and back? Does the simple idea of taking part in any kind of vigorous activity make you cringe? Physical activity is most likely the furthest thing from your mind if you suffer from chronic pain. The truth, however, is that getting

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Diet pain Fall Church, VA

Are You Constantly In Pain? It May Be Time To Change Your Diet

May 3rd, 2021

Inflammation is a natural process the body uses to protect itself and to promote healing. During the inflammation process, your body increases its production of white blood cells. Chronic inflammation, however, can damage the body. Living with continual inflammation can cause pain, swelling, and redness in the affected areas. It can also increase your risk

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Physical Therapy Isn't Only For Recovery After Surgery

Physical Therapy Isn’t Only For Recovery After Surgery

April 15th, 2021

Ranging from a dull ache to excruciating, back pain can keep you from performing simple daily tasks you once enjoyed. There are few conditions that are more uncomfortable than back pain. While nearly 80 percent of adults experience back pain at some point in their lives, the treatments used to alleviate it are varied. Some

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Dealing With Tension Headaches? Physical Therapy Can Help.

Dealing With Tension Headaches? Physical Therapy Can Help.

April 5th, 2021

Have you ever seen someone at work or in a difficult situation holding their head? What was your first initial thought? Most of us would assume either that they’re under extreme stress, or that they have a headache. In fact, you may be right on both counts. Both physical and emotional stress can cause tension

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Are You Dependent on Opioids For Pain Relief?

Are You Dependent on Opioids For Pain Relief?

March 15th, 2021

When people If you depend on pain medications to make it through the day because of a chronic pain condition, know that you are not alone. You should also know that even though this is a common problem for many Americans, it is not normal or healthy in the slightest. Our nation is currently experiencing

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4 Reasons Hip and Knee Pain Doesn’t Have to Control Your Life

4 Reasons Hip and Knee Pain Doesn’t Have to Control Your Life

March 5th, 2021

If you have been struggling with hip and knee pain for a while, it may feel like your pain is here to stay. You might even feel like nothing in the world can offer you lasting joint pain relief! Good news is on the horizon though — physical therapy is one of the best ways

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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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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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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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