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Chronic Pain

The Role of Physical Therapy in Relieving Chronic Pain

February 15th, 2021

Chronic pain affects more than 100 million people in the U.S. and 20-30% of the global population, reports the National Institutes of Health Office of Disease Prevention. Moreover, experts predict chronic pain will increase in prevalence as people age into later adulthood. Finding relief for pain also continues to evolve, especially as health providers become

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Stress-Related Headaches

Stress No More Over Stress-Related Headaches! Physical Therapy Can Help Relieve the Pain.

January 15th, 2021

Can you feel it? Starting with tension in your neck or shoulders and creeping upward through the base of your skull? You may have even tried stretching and optimizing your work station, but if you are suffering from stress-related headaches, you know that the only relief comes from either reducing stress or taking medication. Why

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Opioids

NO MORE OPIOIDS! Seek help from a physical therapist.

January 5th, 2021

Are you taking opioids to relieve pain? The National Institutes of Health states that the number of adults in the United States suffering from pain-related health conditions has dramatically increased in recent years. Pain can substantially affect your ability to engage in even basic daily activities. You may feel that taking opioids to relieve the

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Arthritis Pains

Relieve Your Arthritis Pains with Physical Therapy Treatments

December 15th, 2020

Are you suffering from aches, pains, and stiffness of arthritis? If so, you’re not alone. There are millions of people who live with arthritis, and it is no secret that it can limit your life. Fortunately, participating in regular physical therapy treatments can help manage your arthritis pain and reduce your symptoms. For more information

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Chronic Back Pain

Addressing Chronic Back Pain: Tips to Help You Feel Better Faster

December 5th, 2020

Do you periodically find yourself disabled by bouts of back pain? Do you experience ongoing back pain that never gives you a moment’s relief? Whatever form it may take, chronic back pain can put all kinds of limits on your life — until you finally start taking the necessary steps to address it head-on. But

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Hip and Knee Pain

Ending Your Hip and Knee Pain, Once and For All

November 15th, 2020

The hips and knees are both areas in the body where several tendons, muscles, and joints are joined together, in order to help you achieve complex movement. If there is damage (and subsequent pain) in these areas, it can be difficult to perform daily activities. Fortunately, there are several specific ways that physical therapy can

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Post-Surgical Rehab

Do You Have an Upcoming Surgery? 3 Reasons to Attend Post-Surgical Rehab for a Better Recovery.

November 5th, 2020

Facing surgery can be a little scary. Not only are you unsure how the operation itself will go, but you also may not be clear about what to expect once the anesthesia has worn off. Fortunately, our physical therapist can walk you through the precise recovery process for your surgery. Call today to schedule an

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Desk Job

How to Stay Active When You Have a Desk Job

October 15th, 2020

How much time do you spend in a chair or on a couch? Did you realize that sitting for 6-8 hours per day—or watching 3-4 hours of television—has been shown to increase the risk of chronic illness and early death? It’s stunning research, especially considering that the average American sits as much as 12 hours

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