Category: Back and Neck Pain

Herniated Discs Can Be Painful

Herniated Discs Can Be Painful – Here’s How to Tell if You Have One

April 10th, 2021

Did You Know Physical Therapy Could Help Relieve Pain Caused by Herniated Discs? Could you have herniated disc pain? This type of pain can sneak up on you. You’re sitting comfortably watching TV and when you stand up, there’s a sharp pain that radiates through your back. If you’re experiencing pain in your lower back,

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Herniated Disc Pain

How Physical Therapy Can Relieve Herniated Disc Pain

February 10th, 2021

Your Pain Ends Here. Do you ever find yourself complaining of lower back pain that just won’t quit? You might have a herniated disc. Herniated discs can occur anywhere along the spine, but the lower back area is the spot most commonly affected. Back pain can be caused by tons of different medical conditions, but

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Back and Neck Pain

Treat Your Back and Neck Pain with Our Advanced PT Methods

November 20th, 2020

Did you know that studies say approximately 90% of people will be plagued by back or neck pain at some point in their lives? While it is a common complaint, it can sometimes be difficult to determine where the pain is originating on your own. Sometimes pain in one area can travel to another part

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Herniated Discs

Could your back pain be caused by a herniated disc? Here’s what to look for.

October 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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Back Pain

Stand Up To Your Back Pain! Physical Therapy Can Help Relieve Chronic Low Back Pain

April 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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Back Pain

The Top 5 Ways Proper Posture can Help Alleviate Back Pain

February 10th, 2020

Everyone has heard the importance of sitting or standing up straight. However, maintaining proper posture at all hours of the day is usually easier said than done. Many people experience back pain due to poor posture. Sitting and standing up straight allows for proper spinal alignment, which can prevent back pain. However, it can be

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Balance

How to Improve Your Balance By Increasing Your Core Strength

January 20th, 2020

The relationship between core strength and balance is something that has been widely discussed within the physical therapy field for several years.

Herniated disc pain. What it feels like and when you should see a physical therapist!

September 10th, 2019

Could you have herniated disc pain? This type of pain can sneak up on you. You’re sitting comfortably watching TV and when you stand up, there’s a sharp pain that radiates through your back. If you’re experiencing pain in your lower back, you just might have a herniated disc. Give Elliott Physical Therapy a call

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Sick of sciatica?

September 26th, 2017

Sciatica is one of the most common back pain complaints in the country. Yet few patients truly understand what sciatica is or what can be done at physical therapy to help relieve the persistent, often radiating pain down one or both hips. What is sciatica? Sciatica is not itself a diagnosis, but rather a term

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How Stretching Your Calf Muscles Can Save Your Back

January 10th, 2017

Do you ever wake up feeling stiff as a board in your low back? Does it take a while to get moving after sitting for a while? You are not alone, as millions of Americans suffer with back pain every day. The good news is that a lot can be done to help your back

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