Category: physical therapist

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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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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How to Stop Suffering with Arthritis Pain

December 22nd, 2020

Osteoarthritis affects over 32.5 million US adults. Arthritis is characterized by progressive degeneration of the cartilage in the joint space. Wear and tear of the cartilage over time can lead to bone spurs, inflammation, pain, stiffness, and weakness. Arthritis can affect the joint mechanics which can lead to other muscles compensating for it. What Are

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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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Hip and Knee Pain

Move with Ease Once Again by Relieving Your Hip and Knee Pains

December 10th, 2020

Joint pain is one of the most common forms of pain to develop with age. Whether as a result of wear and tear over time, or as a result of an injury that never healed correctly, joint pain can significantly interfere with your quality of life and ability to move around freely. Two of the

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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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