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5 Reasons to Treat Your Pain Naturally With Physical Therapy

April 20th, 2023

Are you living with chronic pain? Chronic pain is defined as pain that lasts for three months or longer. If you answered yes to the question above, you are certainly not alone. The American Academy of Pain Medicine estimates that approximately 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain. Unfortunately, this means that the reliance on

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Avoid Dangerous Painkillers and Opioids With Physical Therapy

April 10th, 2023

As we all know, our country has been ravaged by an opioid crisis. In 2016, 116 people died from an opioid overdose every day and it is estimated that approximately 11.5 million Americans abuse prescription drugs. This is a frightening and painful time, but there is a way out. Physical therapy is a natural, safe,

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Are You Struggling to Maintain Your Balance? Core Strength Training Can Help.

March 20th, 2023

Core strength training is an essential component of physical therapy. The muscles in your core assist in anchoring your center of gravity, allowing you to balance yourself. Your core muscles play an important role in keeping you balanced whether you’re sitting, standing, or running. A weak core can make you feel shaky and unbalanced. Physical

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Have You Heard of Pre-hab? Understanding the Advantages of Preventative Rehabilitation

March 10th, 2023

Are you waiting to have surgery? Are your muscles or joints weaker than they used to be? Do you have a physically demanding job or sport? If any of these scenarios sound familiar, preventative rehabilitation, or “pre-hab,” may benefit you. Participating in pre-hab treatments has several advantages. It can reduce recovery time, help the body

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Shoulder Pain

Experiencing Shoulder Pain? Physical Therapy Can Help.

February 20th, 2023

Did you know that your shoulders are the most flexible and mobile joints in your body? They are extremely complex, with numerous muscles, tendons, and bones. They equip you with the mobility you need to complete many of your tasks throughout the day. Your shoulders can do a lot, but they are also extremely prone

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Physical Therapy is Your Key to Beating Neck and Back Pain

February 10th, 2023

Back or neck pain can occur for a variety of reasons. Back pain can be caused by anything that changes the anatomy of the spine, such as lumbar disc herniation, lumbar degenerative disc disease, sacroiliac joint dysfunction, or osteoarthritis. Muscle strains are the most common cause of neck pain, which can occur as a result

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Wondering How You Can Reduce Your Joint Pain and Improve Your Mobility? Try Physical Therapy

January 20th, 2023

It’s true that as we all age, our joints very plainly are not what they used to be. Joint pain can occur for several reasons, such as a previous injury that has limited your motion or the general “wear and tear” of osteoarthritis that typically comes with age. Whatever the case may be, physical therapy

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Improve Your Core Strength Through Your Balance!

January 10th, 2023

Core strength training is an important part of physical therapy. The muscles in your core help in anchoring your center of gravity, which gives you the ability to balance yourself. Whether you’re sitting, standing, or running, your core muscles play an integral role in keeping you balanced. A weak core can cause you to feel

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