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Dealing With Pain & Inflammation? Your Diet May Be To Blame!

Dealing With Pain & Inflammation? Your Diet May Be To Blame!

April 20th, 2021

Do you deal with chronic inflammation? According to Harvard Health, chronic inflammation can lead to a variety of health ailments such as heart disease and diabetes. Did you know that eating healthy is one way to reduce inflammation? Whether you have a specific diagnosis for your inflammation (such as osteoarthritis) or you’re not entirely sure

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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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7 Simple Ways to Improve Your Overall Fitness

7 Simple Ways to Improve Your Overall Fitness

March 20th, 2021

Lots of people believe that in order to stay in good shape, they have to spend 2 or more hours a day working out or going to the gym. This is the reason so many people claim they don’t hve time to exercise, as well! The thing is, staying active and physically fit doesn’t have

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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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Move Freely Again

Move Freely Again By Finding Effective Relief for Your Hip and Knee Pains

August 20th, 2020

Move with Comfort and Ease with the Help of our Physical Therapists! The knee is considered a hinge joint while the hip is a ball-and-socket joint. They are both complex joints with a network of muscles, tendons, ligaments, bone, and cartilage all working together to keep you moving. With this many moving parts, it’s not

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