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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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Return to Your Sport Quicker With Therapeutic Massage

October 20th, 2019

Whatever you may be preparing for – whether it’s a competition, big game, recital, marathon, or anything else along those lines – it’s no secret that the training is extensive. With any athletic feat, you have to train your muscles and tissues to perform in the ways you want them to. Inevitably, this can lead

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5 Ways to Achieve Risk-Free Treatment With Physical Therapy

October 10th, 2019

If you have been suffering from chronic pain (defined as persistent pain lasting longer than three months), you are not alone. In fact, the American Academy of Pain Medicine states that there are at least 100 million Americans are living with chronic pain. Because such a large amount of the country lives with chronic pain,

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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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