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severe aches

4 Things To Do if You Wake Up Feeling Achy

September 20th, 2020

Is Getting Out Of Bed A Daunting Task For You? Here Are 4 Ways To Put A Stop To Morning Aches And Stiffness Wondering why you’re feeling so stiff and achy in the morning? Could it be an old, uncomfortable, mattress? An unsupportive pillow? An ill-suited sleeping position? Maybe you have an underlying health condition

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Stand up to your back pain! Physical therapy can help relieve chronic low back pain.

September 10th, 2020

Got low back pain? Then get a physical therapy referral! Physical therapy is a leading profession involved in the diagnosis and treatment of low back pain. In fact, low back pain is one of the most common reasons people come to work with a physical therapist. Researchers in our field have even developed concise and

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pain medication

Physical Therapy can help you leave the pain relievers behind

August 20th, 2020

If you’re taking pain relievers and just don’t want to stay dependent on them forever, physical therapy can be exactly the solution you need. Physical therapy can be very beneficial for both short-term pain (usually, that which lasts just a few weeks or months) and long-term or chronic pain (that which lasts for more than

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herniated disc

Could your back pain be caused by a herniated disc? Here’s what to look for.

August 10th, 2020

How do you know whether you have a herniated disc or it’s just good old back pain? One telltale sign can be where the pain is located. With a herniated disc, the pain is typically located in the lumbar spine. That’s the lower part of your backbone. The pain may radiate from the back to

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chronic joint pain

Frustrated by your chronic joint pain? See how physical therapy can help relieve arthritis pain.

July 20th, 2020

The latest study revealed an estimated 54.4 million US adults have diagnosed arthritis—about 1 in 4 Americans. Of those, about 27% report experiencing severe joint pain. Types of Arthritis There are many types of arthritis, but osteoarthritis is the most common type. The cushioning surface on the bones wears away, and bone rubs against bone.

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surgical rehab

What are the benefits of pre and post-surgical rehab? Why you should consider speaking with a physical therapist before your upcoming surgery.

July 10th, 2020

Pre and post surgical rehab is often recommended for those having orthopedic surgery. These types of surgeries could include foot, ankle, knee, hip, wrist, hand, shoulder, neck, and spine surgeries. Rehab can, however, be beneficial for just about any type of surgical procedure. A physical therapist can put together both a pre and post-surgical rehabilitation

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Do You Suffer From Frequent Headaches? Physical Therapy Can Help

June 20th, 2020

Physical Therapy Can Help You Head Away From Chronic Headaches The term “sick headache” might have been coined to describe exactly how you feel today — and every day. A one-off headache encounter can be distressing enough, but frequent or constant headache pain can completely disable you. Many of these headaches have underlying musculoskeletal or

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Do you sit at a desk most of the day? Here’s how to stay active during the 9-5!

June 10th, 2020

Would you be embarrassed if you got caught doing jumping jacks in your office? We hope not—and we think many successful companies would likely applaud the effort! It’s becoming more well known that staying physically active throughout the workday isn’t just better for your health. It can also boost productivity, job satisfaction, and psychological well-being,

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Top 3 Home Exercises for Arthritis in the Low Back

May 26th, 2020

Trunk Rotation  How to do it: Lying on your back with knees bent. Feet on the mat or bed. Keep shoulder blades on the mat and feet and knees together. Rotate knees to the right side. Then to the left. Alternate right, then left. 20 times each side. Good Idea: For those with early morning

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Hip and Knee Pain Relief with Physical Therapy

May 20th, 2020

There are so many causes of hip and knee pain, from excess weight to sports injuries, advancing age to repetitive motion injuries. Whatever the cause of your hip and/or knee pain, if you are experiencing it regularly you need to find a way to manage it. Many people use medications like anti-inflammatories to minimize their

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