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We All Know That Stretching is Good for You - But Here Are More Reasons Why You Should Start

We All Know That Stretching is Good for You – But Here Are More Reasons Why You Should Start

June 12th, 2021

Have you ever noticed just how good a nice stretch feels after a nap, when you first wake up in the morning, or after vigorous physical activity? That good feeling just scratches the surface of the many healthy benefits you can get from regular stretching. That’s why our physical therapist commonly recommends specific types of

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Set Yourself Up For Surgical Success With Pre-hab!

Set Yourself Up For Surgical Success With Pre-hab!

June 3rd, 2021

Pre-hab or preventative rehabilitation helps patients heal faster after surgery, speeds recovery, and, in many cases, prevents injury in the first place. 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

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How Active & Passive Physical Therapy Treatment Can Improve Back Pain

How Active and Passive Physical Therapy Treatment Can Improve Back Pain

May 12th, 2021

Many people suffer from lower back pain and have no idea how to find lasting relief.  The World Health Organization estimates that in the United States, 149 million days of work are lost due to low back pain. Dealing with this kind of pain can take time away from relaxing, working, spending time with family,

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3 Tips For Relieving Painful, Achy Joints | Magnolia Physical Therapy

3 Tips For Relieving Painful, Achy Joints

May 3rd, 2021

It’s not uncommon for us to wake up feeling a little strange or achy in our joints. Sometimes we wonder, “Did I sleep on my neck wrong? Do I need to replace my mattress or get a better pillow?” It’s only normal that from time to time we feel a little off upon getting our

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Dealing With Pain & Inflammation? Your Diet May Be To Blame!

Dealing With Pain & Inflammation? Your Diet May Be To Blame!

April 20th, 2021

Do you deal with chronic inflammation? According to Harvard Health, chronic inflammation can lead to a variety of health ailments such as heart disease and diabetes. Did you know that eating healthy is one way to reduce inflammation? Whether you have a specific diagnosis for your inflammation (such as osteoarthritis) or you’re not entirely sure

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Got Back Pain? Here Are 3 Indicators You Need Physical Therapy for Sciatica

Got Back Pain? Here Are 3 Indicators You Need Physical Therapy for Sciatica

April 10th, 2021

If you’ve been dealing with sharp back pain for quite some time, it could be due to a condition called “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 a shooting pain on one side

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7 Simple Ways to Improve Your Overall Fitness

7 Simple Ways to Improve Your Overall Fitness

March 20th, 2021

Lots of people believe that in order to stay in good shape, they have to spend 2 or more hours a day working out or going to the gym. This is the reason so many people claim they don’t hve time to exercise, as well! The thing is, staying active and physically fit doesn’t have

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Did You Know Physical Therapy Can Treat These 3 Types of Arthritis Without Drugs?

Did You Know Physical Therapy Can Treat These 3 Types of Arthritis Without Drugs?

March 10th, 2021

According to a study published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine, about 30 percent of male athletes who regularly play contact sports such as football, basketball, or soccer will develop arthritis in their knees and hips at some point. Arthritis is a common term used to describe over 100 different types of joint pain

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