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Sciatica

Is Your Sciatica Causing You Discomfort? Here are 3 Indicators that Physical Therapy is Needed

November 20th, 2020

Did You Know Physical Therapy Is Proven to Help with Sciatica? Each of your sciatic nerves runs from either side of your lower back down to each of your legs. That’s why a classic sign of sciatica is having shooting pain on one side only. While compression of one of your sciatic nerves can literally

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Pre-Hab

Everything You Need to Know About Pre-Hab

November 10th, 2020

Have You Heard of Pre-Hab? There Are Several Different Ways it May Benefit You It’s no secret that having physical therapy after an injury or surgery helps you recover faster. But what if there was a way to prevent an injury in the first place? Or what if there was a way to speed recovery

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Physical Therapy

Are You Ready to Leave the Pain Meds Behind? Physical Therapy Can Provide You With the Relief You Need

October 20th, 2020

Did You Know Physical Therapy Has Proven to Be Even More Effective Than Opioids? It seems like every time you turn on the news there is another story about the opioid epidemic gripping the country. There is good reason for the panic. In 2016 alone, 116 people died each day from opioid-related drug overdoses. Some

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sprains and strains

Sprains and Strains Can Be a Pain – But Physical Therapy Can Help

October 10th, 2020

Have You Recently Sustained a Sprain or Strain? There you are, walking through the park on a bright summer day when suddenly you find a hole with your foot. Before you know it, you are in pain, collapsed in a crumpled heap, hoping no one saw your graceful fall. What do you do? How do

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Thoracic Mobility

Thoracic Mobility: The Link in Neck, Shoulder, and Low Back Pain

August 13th, 2020

Learn the common causes of low back pain, neck pain and shoulder pain. The link between all three areas of the body is revealed in this summary of how the spine moves.

Physical Activity

Return to Physical Activity After Time Away (Or Quarantined!)

July 2nd, 2020

For the physically active, the COVID-19 quarantine has thrown a substantial roadblock to training, achieving goals, and staying active and moving. Many of us have had our activity levels plummet, seeing an overall increase in inactivity and sedentary lifestyles. As gyms and workout facilities begin to reopen, many of us are eager to return and

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Opioids

Say No to Opioids! 3 Ways Physical Therapy Can Naturally Relieve Pain

June 22nd, 2020

Physical Therapy: The Natural Alternative to Drugs Does the prospect of taking painkilling drugs for the rest of your life fill you with concern? If it doesn’t, then it should — especially if the drugs in question are opioids. Many chronic pain sufferers who can’t get the relief they need from NSAIDs or steroids feel

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Ryan’s Running Series: Variability

June 23rd, 2020

So often I see runners make mistakes that athletes in other sports easily avoid. One of the most common ones is implementing variability into their training – or lack thereof! It’s fairly common knowledge that we shouldn’t go to the gym and spend all week just lifting for the arms; you’d break down, not give

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