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Improve Your Overall Health With These 6 Physical Therapy Benefits

September 20th, 2019

Are your muscles sore, tired, or achy throughout the day? Have you been recovering from an injury or surgical procedure? Have you been diagnosed with a painful condition that affects your bones or joints? Any discomfort you may be in can be addressed through physical therapy treatments. A physical therapist is a movement expert who

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Treatment Without the Side Effects – A Safe and Natural Alternative to Painkilling Drugs

September 10th, 2019

Pain can seriously impede one’s quality of life. It can make day-to-day functions difficult to manage. However, pain can also act as the body’s natural way of sending you a message. Pain can sometimes be an indicator of an underlying condition you might not even know about. While medication can be successful in providing short-term

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How to Rid Yourself From Those Pesky Aches and Pains

August 20th, 2019

Do you feel achy and stiff when you wake up in the mornings, as if your entire body is being weighed down? It is normal to feel this way every now and then – perhaps you had a tough workout at the gym the day before, or perhaps you spent a large amount of the

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Relieve Your Arthritic Aches and Pains With Physical Therapy

August 10th, 2019

Anyone living with arthritis knows how debilitating it can be. Arthritis is the most commonly reported chronic illness across the nation, impacting millions of people. Arthritis occurs when joints become chronically inflamed, resulting in pain, stiffness, and even loss of movement. There are over 100 different types of arthritis, and they can all be split

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Are Herniated Discs the Culprit of Your Back Pain?

July 20th, 2019

The spine is an extremely complex part of your body. It contains 24 bones, and 5 of those bones are located in your lower back. It also has a large number of nerves and intervertebral discs that help with movement. Unfortunately, it is sometimes possible for these discs to protrude (or “herniate”) through the cell

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Walk Away From Hip and Knee Pain With Physical Therapy

July 10th, 2019

Your hips and knees are common areas of discomfort in the body. This pain can become worse as people age, due to the body’s natural “wear and tear” of cartilage. Hip and knee pain can also be caused by injury, overuse, or deeper underlying conditions (such as arthritis). In some severe cases, surgery may be

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5 Ways Stretching Can Improve Your Overall Health

June 20th, 2019

An important part of a physical therapy treatment plan is stretching. A physical therapist will incorporate targeted stretches into each treatment plan they design, in order to target problem areas for their patients. While strength and endurance exercises are also incredibly important, stretching can be especially helpful in helping a patient manage their aches and

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Say Goodbye to Persistent Tension Headaches With Physical Therapy

June 10th, 2019

The third most common pain complaint across the world is the all-too-common headache. Headaches can impact your everyday life by making it difficult to function properly. We’ve all been there – showing up to work or class with a pounding headache that you can’t seem to shake. Fortunately, relief is just around the corner with

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