Category: physical fitness

Physical Activity

7 Easy Ways to Improve Your Physical Activity

September 10th, 2020

We’ll admit it – finding time to exercise during the day can be hard. For many people, it seems like an all or nothing task. You spend 8 hours of your day at work, you commute home, you drive your kids to their activities, you make dinner, you get ready for bed… it seems as

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Arthritic Pain

Find Relief For Your Arthritic Pains Without Pain-Management Drugs

August 20th, 2020

If you are living with arthritis, you’re not alone. In fact, there are over 100 different types of arthritis that people are diagnosed with. The most common demographic to be diagnosed with arthritis is the elderly; however, it is possible for people to develop arthritic symptoms in their early middle age, as well. In a

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Back Pain

Get Back to Your Daily Life with Back Pain Relief

August 10th, 2020

According to the World Health Organization, about 149 million workdays are lost because of back pain. Back pain is extremely common – in fact,  60-70% of people across industrialized nations experience back pain. If you are living with it, you know how limiting it can be to your daily life. That’s why it’s important to

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Back Pain

Stand Up to Your Back Pain with Physical Therapy Relief

July 20th, 2020

Most Americans will suffer temporary back pain at some point in their lives. When back pain is not temporary, however, it becomes a major quality of life issue. The good news is that you don’t have to live with back pain permanently. Taking a proactive approach like working with a physical therapist can help you

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Physical Health

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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Pain and Inflammation

A Tasty Way to Get Pain and Inflammation Under Control

May 20th, 2020

Who says that getting healthy has to be a chore? You’ll be delighted to learn that simply by modifying your diet, you can get chronic pain and inflammation under better control (or possibly even avoid those symptoms entirely). Better yet, the diet you choose doesn’t have to taste like a punishment for previous bad behavior.

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Stretching

The Top 5 Benefits of Stretching

May 10th, 2020

One of the biggest parts of physical therapy is stretching. In almost every physical therapy treatment plan, there is some incorporation of targeted stretches. Stretching can benefit anyone – from athletes looking to improve their technique to older folks looking to relieve chronic aches and pains. Stretching not only helps with flexibility improvement; it also

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Herniated Disc

So You’ve Been Having Back Pain… Could it be Caused by a Herniated Disc?

April 20th, 2020

If you’ve been experiencing back pain, it just may be a herniated disc. A herniated disc can put extra pressure on the muscles and nerves around the spinal column. Symptoms may include, pain on one side of the body, pain that radiates to the arms or legs, aching, burning sensations in the affected area and

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