Category: Physical Therapy

6 Ways Physical Therapy Can Help You Improve Your Physical Health

July 10th, 2020

Physical therapy improves the physical health of people who have injuries, illnesses and medical conditions. An individualized physical therapy program is a conservative approach to managing these types of problems. It improves overall health and well-being. Six Ways Physical Therapy Improves Health Reduces or Eliminates Pain Manual therapy treatments like soft tissue mobilization, ultrasound, electric

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Hip and Knee Pain

Physical Therapy: The Key to Overcoming Hip and Knee Pain

June 20th, 2020

Do your weight-bearing joints feel more like pain-bearing joints these days? If you have a hip or knee that just can’t support your body weight without causing annoying aches or agonizing pains, you may be unable to perform your job, play sports, handle household tasks, or even find a comfortable sitting or sleeping position. These

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Stretching

Improve Your Overall Health with These 5 Stretching Benefits

June 10th, 2020

Some people think that stretching is an unnecessary part of exercising. The truth is that stretching is a necessary component of exercise. According to physical therapists, stretching is an important part of one’s daily routine, whether you’re exercising or not. The 5 Benefits of Stretching Stretching specific exercises prior to exercising helps the muscles to

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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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