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How to Solve Your Aches and Pains Once and For All

May 20th, 2019

Do you ever wake up feeling stiff and achy, as if your body is being weighed down by a pile of bricks? Everyone wakes up feeling like this from time to time – you might have had a tough workout the day before, you might have spent an excessive amount of time on your feet

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Is Arthritis Paining You? Physical Therapy Can Help

May 10th, 2019

If you have arthritis, you know how debilitating it can be. It affects millions of people and is the most commonly reported chronic illness across the nation. Arthritis is a disorder of the joints that causes them to become inflamed. The inflammation causes the pain and stiffness that you feel, and it can result in

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5 Reasons Why Stretching Will Benefit Your Overall Health

April 20th, 2019

Stretching is an important part of physical therapy at Lott Physical Therapy, and many physical therapists will include specific stretches into their sessions. Strength and endurance are both undeniably important; however, stretching is a crucial part of anyone’s exercise regimen, whether you are an athlete or someone coping with aches and pains. Stretching helps in

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How to Make Your Stress-Related Headaches Disappear

April 10th, 2019

Did you know that headaches are the third most common pain complaint throughout the world? They can impact your quality of life and make it difficult to function normally. Luckily, headache relief can be found through physical therapy. Your trained physical therapist at Lott Physical Therapy will work with you to provide pain relief from

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High-Quality Protein: What is it and Why is it Important?

March 20th, 2019

At Lott Physical Therapy, we know protein is a necessary nutrient for maintaining high levels of physical function. If you’re a dedicated athlete, a weekend warrior, or someone who is simply trying to become more active, your protein intake plays a key role in your physical performance. There are many factors of high-quality protein that

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7 Secrets Toward Motivating Yourself to be Active

March 10th, 2019

For many of us, staying in shape can turn into an “all-or-nothing” attitude. Maybe we had a long day at work, or maybe we have to drive our kids to their extracurricular activities, or maybe it’s dark and cold and we simply don’t want to put in the effort. These are common excuses, and we

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How to Treat Arthritis Pain Without Medication

February 20th, 2019

Arthritis can sometimes serve as a bit of an umbrella term. It is used to describe over 100 different types of joint pain and joint disease experienced by millions of people.

How Physical Therapy can Put an End to Nagging Headaches

February 10th, 2019

The minute you feel that familiar pain and pressure coming on, you know you’re in for a bad time.

Eating Right: A Simple Technique for Reducing Pain and Inflammation

January 20th, 2019

Do you deal with chronic pain or inflammation in your daily life? It isn’t uncommon, but it is avoidable. While exercise is a crucial part of your physical therapy regimen, proper nutrition can also play an important role.  The foods you eat work to fuel your body, and eating the right ones can help you

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Ached by Lower Back Pain? Stand up Straighter with Physical Therapy

January 10th, 2019

Lower back pain is a sensation all too familiar to millions of people. This ache can hinder many aspects of your life: working, spending time with friends and family, partaking in the activities you enjoy, and even just relaxing. The World Health Organization estimates that in the United States, 149 million days of work are

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