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  • February 20, 2020

    Relieve Your Pain and Increase Your Energy With These 5 Simple Steps

    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...

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  • February 10, 2020

    Preventative Rehabilitation: The Many Benefits of Pre-hab

    Do you have a surgery planned in the near future? Is your job or sport physically demanding, putting you at risk of sustaining an injury? Are your muscles and joints simply not what they used to be, becoming frail and weak? If so, preventative rehabilitation, or “pre-hab,” may greatly...

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  • January 20, 2020

    When to Seek Help for Your Sciatica Pain

    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...

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  • January 10, 2020

    Why Choose Opioids When You Can Choose Physical Therapy?

    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...

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  • December 20, 2019

    Is Your Discomfort Caused by a Strain or a Sprain?

    It’s a scenario that’s all too common to many of us: walking down the street, not paying attention, when suddenly – your ankle slips off the curb. You feel immediate pain but can’t tell if you should seek medical attention or not. Some injuries can go away on their...

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  • December 10, 2019

    Looking for a Natural and Easy Solution to Shoulder Pain? Try Physical Therapy

    AnYour shoulders are your most flexible and movable joints. They have a complex make-up, consisting of several tendons, muscles, and bones. The majority of your daily tasks involve the use of your shoulders, as they provide you with an extraordinary amount of mobility. While the complexity of your shoulders...

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  • October 20, 2019

    Return to Your Sport Quicker With Therapeutic Massage

    Many athlete knows the amount of dedication it takes to be successful. 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...

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  • October 10, 2019

    5 Ways to Achieve Risk-Free Treatment With Physical Therapy

    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...

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  • September 20, 2019

    Are Herniated Discs the Culprit of Your Back Pain?

    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...

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  • September 10, 2019

    Walk Away From Hip and Knee Pain With Physical Therapy

    Your hips and knees are common areas of discomfort in the body. This pain can become worse as people age, due to the body’s natural “wear and tear” of cartilage. Hip and knee pain can also be caused by injury, overuse, or deeper underlying conditions (such as arthritis). In...

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