Category: fitness

Hip and Knee Pain

Physical Therapy Can Bring Relief From Hip and Knee Pain

February 20th, 2021

You Don’t Have To Continue Suffering. Are you struggling with debilitating or uncomfortable pain in your knees or hips? You’re not the only one. According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, knee pain is a common condition resulting in 19.4 million pain-related visits to a physician’s office each year! The knees and hips are

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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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Joint Pain

Is Joint Pain Making Simple Activities Seem Difficult? It’s Time to Seek Help.

January 20th, 2021

Do you have more trouble getting dressed or penning handwritten notes than you once did? Are you having trouble keeping up with basic demands of your job? Do you look for excuses to withdraw from some of your favorite activities simply because it hurts to move? Joint pain can turn even the most routine tasks

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Stress-Related Headaches

Stress no more over stress-related headaches! Physical Therapy can help relieve the pain.

January 10th, 2021

Can you feel it? Starting with tension in your neck or shoulders and creeping upward through the base of your skull? You may have even tried stretching and optimizing your work station, but if you are suffering from stress-related headaches, you know that the only relief comes from either reducing stress or taking medication. Why

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Pre and post-surgical rehab

What are the benefits of pre and post-surgical rehab?

December 20th, 2020

Pre and post surgical rehab is often recommended for those having orthopedic surgery. These types of surgeries could include foot, ankle, knee, hip, wrist, hand, shoulder, neck, and spine surgeries. Rehab can, however, be beneficial for just about any type of surgical procedure. A physical therapist at Elliott Physical Therapy can put together both a

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Chronic joint pain

Frustrated by your chronic joint pain? See how physical therapy can help relieve arthritis pain.

December 10th, 2020

The latest study revealed an estimated 54.4 million US adults have diagnosed arthritis—about 1 in 4 Americans. Of those, about 27% report experiencing severe joint pain. Types of Arthritis There are many types of arthritis, but osteoarthritis is the most common type. The cushioning surface on the bones wears away, and bone rubs against bone.

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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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The Role of Physical Therapy in Relieving Chronic Pain

November 10th, 2020

Chronic pain affects more than 100 million people in the U.S. and 20-30% of the global population, reports the National Institutes of Health Office of Disease Prevention. Moreover, experts predict chronic pain will increase in prevalence as people age into later adulthood. Finding relief for pain also continues to evolve, especially as health providers become

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Stay Active

Do you sit at a desk most of the day? Here’s how to stay active during the 9-5!

October 20th, 2020

Would you be embarrassed if you got caught doing jumping jacks in your office? We hope not—and we think many successful companies would likely applaud the effort! It’s becoming more well known that staying physically active throughout the workday isn’t just better for your health. It can also boost productivity, job satisfaction, and psychological well-being,

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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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