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Category: Physical Therapy

You Can Breakup With Your Pain Medications Through The Help of a Physical Therapist

February 20th, 2021

If you keep up with the news, then you probably already know that right now our country is in the throes of what appears to be an epidemic regarding the use of prescription pain medications and opioids. It’s a heartbreaking realization to come to, but it’s the truth, and it’s caused practitioners and patients alike

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Strains and Sprains Are Such a Pain, But Physical Therapy Can Help!

February 10th, 2021

Imagine that you are walking through the park on a beautiful summer evening, and then all of a sudden, BAM! You hit the ground. Why? Because your foot magically found a hidden hole, and down you went. Now you’re in pain, collapsed in a heap, and hoping no one saw you go down. This is

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Chronic Back Pain

Are You Living With Chronic Back Pain? You Don’t Have to Any Longer

September 20th, 2020

The American Physical Therapy Association states that back pain is the most commonly experienced form of pain for Americans. In fact, one in every four Americans has sustained some sort of back pain in the past three months. Chronic back pain is pain that persists for three months and longer. This type of pain can

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Nutrition

Feel Great with the Right Nutrition Plan For You

September 10th, 2020

In your everyday struggle against pain and inflammation, do you reach for a pill bottle, or do you seek healthy lifestyle changes? The latter choice will do more for you in terms of long-term function, mobility and safety. But what kinds of lifestyle changes should you pursue? In addition to regular exercise, including the types

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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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wrist pain

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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