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Chronic Back Pain

Chronic Back Pain Sufferers! This Blog is for You.

March 20th, 2020

A Message of Hope for Chronic Back Pain Sufferers Do you feel as if your chronic back pain has locked you out of your own life? This nagging, excruciating symptom can stem from a variety of underlying causes, in some cases growing progressively worse from day to day until you can hardly move at all.

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Sciatica Pain

When to Seek Help for Your Sciatica Pain

January 20th, 2020

The sciatic nerve runs from your lower back down to your legs. Most people who experience sciatica symptoms describe the sensation as a “shooting pain,” typically on one side of their body. Sciatica is a condition that does not always require medical treatment; however, physical therapy can help ease your pain and lessen some of

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Back and Neck Pain

5 Ways Physical Therapy Can Help Your Back and Neck Pain

December 10th, 2019

There are several reasons why back and neck pain may occur. For example, any changes in the spine’s anatomy can lead to back pain, such as osteoarthritis, lumbar disc herniation, lumbar degenerative disc disease, or sacroiliac joint dysfunction. One of the most common causes of neck pain is a muscle strain. This can develop from

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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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