Category: Health and Wellness

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Here are 3 Reasons Why You Must Stay Active as You Age

January 10th, 2021

Looking to Stay Healthy for Life? Start by Staying Active! “You’re only as young as you feel,” or at least that’s how the saying goes. However, it’s likely more accurate to say that you’re only as young as your health allows you to be. When you see elderly people shuffling along on walkers or refusing

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Get Rid of Your Chronic Back Pain

Get Rid of Your Chronic Back Pain

November 10th, 2020

Looking to Rid Yourself of Chronic Back Pain? Here’s 5 Reasons You Should Contact A Physical Therapist To Help Do You Want To End Your Chronic Back Pain? Physical Therapy is Your Answer! Do you struggle with chronic back pain that you fear will always keep you from living the life you want? Well, the

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4 Things To Do if You Wake Up Feeling Achy

October 20th, 2020

Is Getting Out Of Bed A Daunting Task For You? Here Are 4 Ways To Put A Stop To Morning Aches And Stiffness Wondering why you’re feeling so stiff and achy in the morning? Could it be an old, uncomfortable, mattress? An unsupportive pillow? An ill-suited sleeping position? Maybe you have an underlying health condition

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Enhance Your Balance by Strengthening Your Core

August 20th, 2020

Core strength training is an important part of physical therapy. The muscles in your core help in anchoring your center of gravity, which gives you the ability to balance yourself. Whether you’re sitting, standing, or running, your core muscles play an integral role in keeping you balanced.  A weak core can cause you to feel

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Looking to Improve Your Health, Strength, and Physical Activity? Look No Further

August 10th, 2020

Everyone strives for a healthy, strong, and active lifestyle. However, the reality is that this type of lifestyle is not always easy to achieve, especially for those suffering from chronic pain. Fortunately, physical therapy is a great resource for helping you alleviate your pain and reach your fitness goals.  If you’re looking to achieve a

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What Exactly is Pre-hab? Discovering the Benefits of Preventative Rehabilitation

July 10th, 2020

Are you in need of a surgical procedure? Do you have a physically demanding job or sport? Are your muscles or joints weaker than they used to be? If you identify with any of these scenarios, preventative rehabilitation, or “pre-hab,” may benefit you. There are several benefits to participating in pre-hab treatments. It can speed

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Eliminate the Need for Opioids with Physical Therapy Treatments

June 10th, 2020

As we all know, there has been an opioid crisis plaguing our country. In just 2016 alone, 116 people died each day from opioid overdose. In America, it is estimated that approximately 11.5 million people abuse prescription drugs. This is a frightening time, but there is a solution. Physical therapy can provide pain relief in

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How to Tell if Your Sciatica Pain Requires Physical Therapy Treatment

May 20th, 2020

Did you know that the sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the human body? It stretches from the lower back down to the legs, ending at the feet. People living with sciatica typically describe their discomfort as “shooting pains,” typically down one side of the body.  While sciatica does not always require physical therapy

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Sprains vs Strains – Which One Do You Have?

May 10th, 2020

We’ve all been in this scenario: you’re walking down the sidewalk, when suddenly – your ankle slips off the curb. You feel an immediate twinge of pain, but you’re unsure whether or not it requires a trip to the doctor. It is true that many mild injuries can be treated with the R.I.C.E (rest, ice,

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Get Your Hip and Knee Joints Moving Again with These 5 At-Home Exercises

April 20th, 2020

Are your hips and knees feeling stiff, achy, or even painful? Noticing more discomfort in your joints when standing up and moving around? If so, you’re not alone. This quarantine has taken a toll on many people’s bodies, as it has become much more difficult to maintain the same levels of physical activity at home.

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