Maintaining a high level of physical activity can possibly lengthen your life as well as improve the overall quality. According to PT in Motion News, 80 percent of Americans aren’t meeting physical activity guidelines set forth by the US Department of Health and Human Services. Finding the time or the motivation to exercise is difficult
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
Pain can be a debilitating and limiting part of your life. It can hold you back from the physical activities you’d like to do, whether it be work, hobbies, or simply getting around to complete daily tasks. Fortunately, there are a few quick and easy ways that you can relieve your pain and increase your
Everyone strives for a healthy, strong, and active lifestyle. However, it is not always easy to obtain, especially if you are being limited by chronic pain. Sometimes just the thought of going out and exercising with persistent discomfort can leave you feeling defeated. Fortunately, physical therapy can help relieve those aches and pains so you
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
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.
It is no secret that there is an opioid crisis plaguing the nation. In fact, just within the year of 2016, opioid overdoses claimed the lives of 116 people each day. It is also estimated that about 11.5 million Americans misuse the pain-management drugs they’re prescribed, costing approximately $504 million in economic costs. Researchers have