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Arthritis Pain

Physical Therapy: Treating Arthritis the Safe and Easy Way

June 20th, 2020

Anyone living with arthritis knows how debilitating it can be. Several people dealing with arthritic aches and pains end up resorting to steroid injections, antirheumatic drugs, or even joint replacement surgery, in order to manage their pain. However, physical therapy itself has proven successful for many arthritis sufferers. Before turning to potentially harmful drugs or

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Nutrition

How Does Nutrition Help Relieve Pain and Inflammation?

June 10th, 2020

Are you living with chronic pain or inflammation? If so, there may be a simple solution for you: changing your eating habits. Proper nutrition can play an important role in managing your discomfort. Many people live with chronic pains every day, unaware that simply eating the right foods can actually help them find relief. Maintaining

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Headaches

Do You Suffer From Frequent Headaches? Physical Therapy Can Help

May 20th, 2020

Physical Therapy Can Help You Head Away From Chronic Headaches The term “sick headache” might have been coined to describe exactly how you feel today — and every day. A one-off headache encounter can be distressing enough, but frequent or constant headache pain can completely disable you. Many of these headaches have underlying musculoskeletal or

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Physical Active

Let’s get… physical! 5 Ways to stay active and feel better!

May 10th, 2020

Staying active is one of the key factors in maintaining long-term health. Fitting exercise and even moderate activity into your daily routine, however, isn’t always easy. Whether it’s because of a busy schedule or a health condition, you may find it difficult to get the daily exercise you need. The following are five easy ways

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Pain Relievers

Physical Therapy Can Help You Leave The Pain Relievers Behind

April 20th, 2020

If you’re taking pain relievers and just don’t want to stay dependent on them forever, physical therapy can be exactly the solution you need. Physical therapy can be very beneficial for both short-term pain (usually, that which lasts just a few weeks or months) and long-term or chronic pain (that which lasts for more than

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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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Physical Therapy

Pain Shouldn’t Control Your Life: Physical Therapy Can Help!

March 20th, 2020

Manage Your Pain, and Manage Your Life As you may have already learned the hard way, chronic pain can hurt more than just your body. Conditions that limit your mobility and prevent you from pursuing your favorite activities can make you feel a gut-wrenching loss of control over your own life. The sheer endless onslaught

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Stretches

Wake up Feeling Achy? Try These 3 Stretches

March 10th, 2020

There are few things worse than waking up in the morning to chronic pain in your neck, back, or joints. Morning aches and pains can make it difficult to complete even the simplest tasks, like getting up out of bed or putting on your shoes. But with the help of a few physical therapists approved

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aches and pain

Aches and Pains in the Morning? Discover What’s Causing Them.

February 20th, 2020

Are you suffering from aches and pains in the morning? Unfortunately, millions of people experience sore muscles and stiff joints in the morning. There could be a variety of reasons for this, with the severity of pain ranging from mild to even severe in some cases. Aches and pains in the morning are not only

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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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