Category: physical therapist

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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Physical Activity

Need More Physical Activity? Here’s How to Get It

April 10th, 2020

Did you know that 80 percent of the U.S. population falls short of the Physical Activity Guidelines recommended by the Department of Health and Human Services? Millions of Americans are risking serious health consequences simply because they do too much sitting and not enough moving around. You may not find that information shocking, especially if

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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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Get Back on Your Feet with Natural Hip and Knee Pain Relief

February 20th, 2020

Your hips and knees are important joints that work hard to provide you with optimum function throughout the day. Because of their complexities and constant use, they are common areas of pain and discomfort. The risk of developing chronic hip or knee pain increases with age, as the cartilage in one’s joints starts to gradually

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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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