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Does your desk job keep you sedentary

October 20th, 2020

Does Your 9-5 Have You Sitting Behind Your Desk for Too Long? Here’s How to Stay Active While on the Clock! Whenever we think of treatment for an injury or physical ailment it usually has to do with medicine, drugs or a prescription. But one of the many benefits of physical therapy is that it

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4 Things To Do if You Wake Up Feeling Achy

October 10th, 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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Get Control over Your Joint Pain! Physical Therapy is the Solution.

August 20th, 2020

Chronic joint pain is typically associated with arthritis, although there are other physical ailments that can lead to joint deterioration and pain. While physical therapy is not a cure for arthritis, it can help to alleviate the pain, increase your range of motion in the affected joints and help you get control over the problem

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Don’t be a Part of the Opioid Epidemic. Physical Therapy Can Help Relieve Your Arthritis Pain

August 10th, 2020

When a person suffers from arthritis, particularly in a weight-bearing joint like the knee or hip, taking an opioid painkiller for relief can be a powerful temptation. The bad news is that while an opioid can temporarily relieve pain, the patient’s bones continue to grind together, making the underlying cause of the condition even worse.

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Say No to Opioids! Physical Therapy can Help Reduce Pain

July 20th, 2020

“The White House has announced that APTA is among the organizations that have joined a public-private partnership to combat opioid usage and prescription drug abuse, and that the association will reach out to the public and its members to deliver the message that pain can be effectively managed through conservative, nondrug approaches. Physical therapists can

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back pain

Surgery Might Not be Your Only Option to Relieve Back Pain. Things to Consider Before Back Surgery

July 10th, 2020

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

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Herniated Discs: Troubleshooting Tips From Our Physical Therapist

May 20th, 2020

Something is terribly wrong with you, but you’re not quite sure what it is. Strange neck pains, back pains, or extremity symptoms can indicate a variety of potential problems — including one or more herniated discs. How can you tell for sure whether you have this specific problem? If you do have a herniated disc,

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Lasting Relief for Hip & Knee Pain with Physical Therapy

May 10th, 2020

If you have been struggling with hip and knee pain for very long, it may feel like your pain is here to stay. After all, can you really get any lasting relief from serious joint pain? Actually, you can, and physical therapy is one of the best ways to do it. With the right physical

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Full-Body Workout

Get Moving at Home! Tips for Achieving a Full-Body Workout During Quarantine

April 20th, 2020

Just because you’re in the confines of your home during this time, it doesn’t mean you can’t still achieve a full-body workout. Yes, it is true that gyms, workout classes, intramural leagues, and the like are closed/postponed for the time being – but it is still important to remain active and get your whole body

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Physical Therapy

5 Common Indicators that You Need Physical Therapy

March 10th, 2020

Physical therapy isn’t just for rehabilitation or athletes in training. There are many reasons why a person might need the assistance of a physical therapist. There are five basic indicators that you need to visit a physical therapist. 1. You’re Experiencing Sharp Pain Sharp pain, especially if it’s ongoing, may be a sign of a

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