Category: wellness

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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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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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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Physical Therapy

Relieving Your Pain the Natural Way – Physical Therapy as the Safer Relief Alternative

December 10th, 2019

It is no secret that the United States is a country with very high levels of medication. With countless over-the-counter drugs for pain management, it can seem simple to turn to drugs for pain relief. It is also a common practice for physicians to prescribe heavier pain relievers, such as the opioids that have resulted

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