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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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Stretching: A Healthy Part of Any Physical Therapy Program

September 20th, 2020

Can some simple physical motions dramatically improve your overall health, wellness, and quality of life? In the case of stretching, the answer is most definitely yes. Stretching exercises are a staple of physical therapy for just that reason. You might be surprised to discover just how many ways stretches can help you. Here are some

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Improve Your Nutrition to Decrease Pain and Inflammation

September 10th, 2020

Inflammation is a natural process the body uses to protect itself and to promote healing. During the inflammation process, your body increases its production of white blood cells. Chronic inflammation, however, can damage the body. Living with continual inflammation can cause pain, swelling, and redness in the affected areas. It can also increase your risk

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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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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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