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Balance Yourself By Improving Your Core Strength

November 20th, 2019

Improving your core strength is a powerful and effective benefit that physical therapy offers. The core is comprised of a set of muscles that anchor your center of gravity and allow you to constantly maintain balance, whether you are moving or standing still. Core strength training with physical therapy can help you improve your balance

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How Proper Posture Can Improve Your Back Pain

November 10th, 2019

Millions of people experience back pain. In fact, back pain is the most commonly reported area of discomfort across the United States. It is estimated that approximately 25 million Americans suffer from chronic pain, many of whom experience that pain in their back. According to one longitudinal study, 3% of all emergency room visits between

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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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Ached by Lower Back Pain? Stand up Straighter with Physical Therapy

March 20th, 2019

Lower back pain is a sensation all too familiar to millions of people. This ache can hinder many aspects of your life: working, spending time with friends and family, partaking in the activities you enjoy, and even just relaxing. If lower back pain is plaguing your everyday life, it is important that you find relief as soon as you can.

Three Mobility Exercises For Lower Back Pain

October 12th, 2017

Hip Flexor Stretch How to do it: Half Kneeling on soft surface. Gently move hips forward to feel the stretch in the front of the hip on the kneeling leg. Hold 30 seconds each.  Repeat on the other side.  Perform 2 times per day. Thoracic Rotation Stretch How to do it: Lay on one side

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Top 3 Causes of Lower Back Pain

October 12th, 2017

Lower back pain is a condition that affects millions of people worldwide each year. It is the number one cause of people calling off work in the United States. It can manifest overnight or can come on very quickly. Once pain presents itself, it can interfere with activities such as sitting, standing, driving, lifting, sleeping,

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