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Category: Health and Wellness

Don't Turn to Opioids

Don’t Turn to Opioids – Physical Therapy Can Help Treat Your Pain

August 10th, 2020

Find Natural Relief for Your Pains With our Physical Therapists! You have so many things you want or need to do today – but they’ll have to wait until you take your pills. Prescription opioids are powerful medications that can deaden pain for hours at a time. Unfortunately, they can also cause profound new problems

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Get Control over Your Joint Pain! Physical Therapy is the Solution.

July 20th, 2020

Chronic joint pain is typically associated with arthritis, although there are other physical ailments that can lead to joint deterioration and pain. While physical therapy is not a cure for arthritis, it can help to alleviate the pain, increase your range of motion in the affected joints and help you get control over the problem

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Painkillers

Don’t be a Part of the Opioid Epidemic. Physical Therapy Can Help Relieve Your Arthritis Pain

July 10th, 2020

When a person suffers from arthritis, particularly in a weight-bearing joint like the knee or hip, taking an opioid painkiller for relief can be a powerful temptation. The bad news is that while an opioid can temporarily relieve pain, the patient’s bones continue to grind together, making the underlying cause of the condition even worse.

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What are the benefits of pre and post-surgical rehab? Why you should consider speaking with a physical therapist before your upcoming surgery.

June 20th, 2020

Surgery is a traumatic experience—even in the best of circumstances. Making the decision to undergo surgery for a torn muscle or tendon means accepting putting your body in the hands of another individual to repair what is broken, and accepting that the process will leave you weaker before it allows you to become stronger. Surgery

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Painkillers

Constantly needing your pain meds refilled? Talk to your doctor about how physical therapy can help you ditch the opioids!

June 8th, 2020

Chronic pain affects 50 million adults in America—that’s about 20 percent of us! You may be one of them if pain and dysfunction have been a part of your daily life for at least three months or more. At our physical therapy clinic, our experienced and friendly physical therapist staff is dedicated to helping you

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Frustrated by your chronic joint pain? See how physical therapy can help relieve arthritis pain.

May 4th, 2020

Do your joints hurt all the time? You just may have chronic joint pain. Call us today to schedule an appointment with one of our physical therapists. We’ll help alleviate your joint pain. What Is Chronic Joint Pain? Joint pain can occur in any part of the joint, including the muscles, tendons, bone, cartilage and

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The Top 5 Ways Proper Posture can Help Alleviate Back Pain

April 20th, 2020

Everyone has heard the importance of sitting or standing up straight. However, maintaining proper posture at all hours of the day is usually easier said than done. Many people experience back pain due to poor posture. Sitting and standing up straight allows for proper spinal alignment, which can prevent back pain. However, it can be

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Treat Your Back and Neck Pain with Our Advanced PT Methods

April 6th, 2020

Did you know that studies say approximately 90% of people will be plagued by back or neck pain at some point in their lives? While it is a common complaint, it can sometimes be difficult to determine where the pain is originating on your own. Sometimes pain in one area can travel to another part

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