aches and pains

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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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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aches and pain

Do You Wake Up Feeling Achy? Try These Morning Stretches!

March 10th, 2020

There are few things worse than waking up in the morning to chronic pain in your neck, back, or joints. Morning aches and pains can make it difficult to complete even the simplest tasks, like getting up out of bed or putting on your shoes. But with the help of a few physical therapist approved

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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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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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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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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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chronic pain relief

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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Stretching

3 Reasons Not to Skip Stretching After Exercising

January 10th, 2020

Have you decided to skip stretching after exercise? After a good workout it may be tempting to just hit the couch and take it easy. Your workout, however, isn’t quite finished. A proper cool down is necessary and this would include different types of stretching. If you haven’t been stretching after a workout you may

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aches and pains

Always suffering from aches and pains in your joints? 3 reasons to consider Physical Therapy!

December 20th, 2019

There’s something oddly satisfying about waking up the morning after a hard workout and feeling a dull ache in your muscles. But when that dull ache migrates to your joints and seems to happen every day, that satisfaction quickly turns to frustration. The answer is not to take anti-inflammatory medication or simply ignore the aches

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