Category: Physical Therapy

Stress-Related Headaches

Say Goodbye to Your Stress-Related Headaches, Once and for All

March 20th, 2020

If stress-related headaches are happening so frequently that they are impacting your daily life, it’s time to start thinking about physical therapy for relief. Stress-related headaches, also called tension headaches, are the most common type of headache that impacts people. While they are not as serious as migraines, tension headaches are a sign that something

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Aches & Pains

The Best Treatment Method for Solving All of Your Aches and Pains

March 10th, 2020

Whether you have recently started waking up with generalized aches and pains or suffering from chronic pain for a long time, physical therapy has been proven to be the best possible treatment method for you. A sedentary lifestyle, lack of exercise, poor nutrition or an injury can all contribute to aches and pains. The bad

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5 Benefits of Treating Your Pain Naturally With Physical Therapy

February 10th, 2020

If you are living with chronic pain, or pain lasting three months or longer, you are not alone. In fact, according to the American Academy of Pain Medicine, approximately 100 million Americans live with chronic pain. Unfortunately, that also means that the dependency on prescription medications is continuously growing. In the year 2013, doctors across

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Therapeutic Massage

Are You an Athlete? Improve Your Performance with Therapeutic Massage

January 20th, 2020

If you are an athlete, you know the dedication that comes with it. Whether you’re preparing for an important game, competition, recital, or marathon, it’s no secret that the training is extensive. Because of this, it is likely that you will be faced with some sort of roadblock along the way, due to sore or

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Shoulder Pain

Get Natural Shoulder Pain Relief with the Help of Physical Therapy

January 6th, 2020

Did you know that your shoulders are your most flexible and movable joints? They are extremely complex, comprised of multiple muscles, tendons, and bones. They are what provide you with the mobility you need to perform many of your tasks throughout the day. Your shoulders are capable of a lot – but they are also

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Back Pain with Physical Therapy

Relief for Back Pain with Physical Therapy

December 22nd, 2019

According to a longitudinal study, approximately 3% of all emergency room visits tend to be the result of back pain or injury. Back pain is the most commonly reported area of pain, which can cause significant limits to one’s daily life.  It is common for back pain to develop as the result of poor posture.

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Health, Strength and Physical Activity

Improve Health, Strength and Physical Activity

December 7th, 2019

Everyone strives for a healthy, strong, and active lifestyle. However, the reality is that this type of lifestyle is not always easy to achieve, especially for those suffering from chronic pain. Fortunately, Empower Physical Therapy in Wasilla, AK and Anchorage, AK is a great resource for helping you alleviate your pain and reach your fitness

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Fibromyalgia Wasilla & Anchorage, AK

Relieve Your Back and Neck Pain Today with Physical Therapy

November 20th, 2019

There are many reasons why one may develop back pain or neck pain. Anything that causes the spine’s anatomy to change can result in back pain, such as lumbar disc herniation, lumbar degenerative disc disease, sacroiliac joint dysfunction, or osteoarthritis. Neck pain is most commonly caused by muscle strains, which can develop as a result

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Shoulder Pain

What Exactly is Pre-hab? Discovering the Benefits of Preventative Rehabilitation

September 20th, 2019

Are you in need of a surgical procedure? Do you have a physically demanding job or sport? Are your muscles or joints weaker than they used to be? If you identify with any of these scenarios, preventative rehabilitation, or “pre-hab,” may benefit you. There are several benefits to participating in pre-hab treatments. It can speed

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Sprains vs Strains – Which One Do You Have?

September 10th, 2019

We’ve all been in this scenario: you’re walking down the sidewalk, when suddenly – your ankle slips off the curb. You feel an immediate twinge of pain, but you’re unsure whether or not it requires a trip to the doctor. It is true that many mild injuries can be treated with the R.I.C.E (rest, ice,

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