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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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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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Do You Have Stress-Related Headaches? Physical Therapy Has the Solutions

June 20th, 2020

When you see someone at work or in a difficult situation clutching his head, you may assume either that he’s under extreme stress, or that he has a headache. In fact, you may be right on both counts. Both physical and emotional stress can cause tension headaches; they can also trigger cervicogenic and migraine headaches,

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An Active Lifestyle Can Improve Your Health. Try These 5 Activities to Get Moving.

June 10th, 2020

If you spend your days hobbling painfully from your bed to your reclining chair and back, the notion of pursuing any kind of vigorous activity may be the furthest thing from your mind. The truth, however, is that getting active can vastly improve your health, your comfort, mobility, and overall quality of life. Here are

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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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Neck pain

5 Tips to Help Quarantine Become Less of a Pain in the Neck

April 10th, 2020

Has your neck been hurting since being quarantined at home? If so, you are not alone. As we all have to learn how to become accustomed to new ways of living for the time being, it can be easy to fall into a sedentary lifestyle. Poor posture from sitting on the couch watching TV, staring

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Chronic Back Pain

How Do You Overcome Chronic Back Pain? Ask Our Physical Therapist

March 20th, 2020

Did you know that approximately 80 percent of Americans have experienced (or will experience) back pain? That’s a depressing statistic, especially if you’re already one of those sufferers. Chronic back pain can prevent you from performing the countless daily tasks you need or want to perform. Even when you’re not engaged in activity, your back

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COVID-19

March 17th, 2020

We know everyone has been concerned about all the news regarding COVID-19, or Coronavirus. We wanted to take a minute to offer information about what we are doing, as well as some tips that you can consider for yourself. We are doing our best to minimize your risk for exposure to COVID-19 as well as

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