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Relief from Stress Related Headaches

August 19th, 2014

Life’s demands create stress and although some stress may be good, too much can cause health problems. Most people equate stress with high blood pressure, a heart attack or a stroke. But did you know headaches, dizziness, neck and shoulder pain can be stress-related too? Chronic headaches, usually accompanied by extreme fatigue, are almost always

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Increasing Core Strength to Relieve Pain

July 30th, 2014

How Your Core Muscle Strength Affects Your Health Do you ever find yourself slouching in a chair, slumping at the computer or your belly sticking out after standing for awhile? This is a sign of core muscle weakness that can negatively affect your health and create long-term back or neck pain. What are Your Core

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How to treat arthritis pain

July 13th, 2014

When it comes to relieving your arthritis aches and pains, you may have more options than you realize. There is a lot you can do to reduce your aches and pains from arthritis while gaining more mobility and function. We help our patients  with arthritis pain and inflammation day in and day out. If you want

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Senior Falls Are Dangerous but Can Be Prevented

June 25th, 2014

  When it comes falling, especially among seniors, the result can be deadly. According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 21,500 older Americans died from unintentional falls in 2010. Every year, one in three adults age 65 or older fall, and many times the results are devastating such as hip fractures, wrist fractures,

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Why Low Back Pain May Not Go Away

June 20th, 2014

Low back pain is one of the most common aches and pains that causes people to see their physical therapist. Low back pain comes in different levels, from a simple achy, stiff back in the morning, to a severe and debilitating condition. By receiving treatment sooner, you can lessen the long-term damage that may result

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What You Eat Can Make You Hurt More…

June 10th, 2014

If you are suffering with aches and pains, whether it be low back pain or even headaches, what you eat can make the pain worse. When it comes to aches and pains, we generally don’t think of our food causing us more pain, but it can. When you have pain in your body, it is

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Osteoarthritis: Informational Talk 6:30 Tues.

June 9th, 2014

Q&A About Osteoarthritis Knowledge is Power and the more you know about this condition, the more you can work to be pain-free. What is osteoarthritis?Let’s breakdown the word. “Osteo” means bone, “arthro” refers to joints and “itis” is inflammation. So, it’s really just the inflammation of the joints. The condition can cause pain, and, depending

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