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Category: Aches and Pain

Feeling Stiff and Achy? Physical Therapy Can Help!

November 20th, 2018

Everyone wakes up feeling some pain in their joints or muscles from time to time. But if you find yourself consistently waking up stiff and achy, it might be time for pain-relief work with a physical therapist. Aching or stiff joints may be a minor problem that is easily remedied; in other cases, your doctor

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Reduce Pain and Inflammation Through Nutrition

August 10th, 2018

Internal inflammation can wreak havoc with your health. You may already be seeing a physical therapist for inflammation-related health issues, such as arthritis. Whether you have a specific diagnosis or generalized pain in your back and joints, physical therapy can help. Your physical therapist may also suggest an anti-inflammatory diet for additional pain relief. What

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The Undeniable Link Between Nutrition and Pain

January 10th, 2018

Every day, we learn more about the key role that proper nutrition plays in decreasing pain. Of course, the opposite is also true — poor dietary habits can lead to, or worsen chronic pain. It’s not unusual for physical therapists to walk their patients through their lifestyle habits in order to pinpoint habits that might

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3 Ways to Beat Joint Pain

September 12th, 2016

When it comes to times of colder weather, our joints tend to feel a lot achier and stiffer. Joint pain debilitates millions of people annually and can play a significant role in your ability to perform normal everyday tasks. If you understand the mechanics of your joints a little bit, then there is a lot

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4 Tips to Alleviating Aches and Pains Quickly

August 11th, 2016

When it comes to chronic aches and pains, there are many factors that can cause this. However, there is also a lot that you can do to alleviate common aches and pains. Whether it is a sore back or achy knee that gets you first thing in the morning, these simple tips can make a

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How to relieve pain and prevent injuries with better balance

June 22nd, 2016

  When we think of poor balance, we typically think of seniors using canes or walkers to get around, because they may fall. However, poor balance is actually a big contributor to sports injuries, common backache, neck pain, and headaches in younger people. In order to walk on two feet, adapt to bumpy surfaces such

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Parading Pain and How to Avoid It

February 4th, 2016

Everywhere else it’s just Tuesday. That not only applies to Fat Tuesday, but every other day of Carnival. New Orleans is bathed for two weeks and more in purple, red, green and gold; families create last memories of kids, parades and reunions; food—fried chicken, King cake, gumbo and much more—is plentiful; and nearly everyday we

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5 Ways to Avoid Joint Pain

September 23rd, 2015

Do you find your joints aching for no apparent reason? Even small aches and pains are your body’s way of telling you something is not working and should not be ignored. According to a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) study, 30% of the people surveyed reported some form of joint pain within a 30 day period. The greatest number

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