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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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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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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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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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