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Hip and knee pain

Stop Saying No to Life: Physical Therapy Can Relieve Your Hip and Knee Pain

March 20th, 2021

Have you found yourself turning down opportunities to do fun things that you normally enjoy, such as hiking or playing sports with friends? Do you find yourself having to go home early often because of hip or knee pain? If you’re nodding your head “yes” to either of these questions, physical therapy may be a

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Herniated disc

Are You Dealing With Back Pain? The Cause Might Be a Herniated Disc!

March 10th, 2021

If you are struggling with chronic back pain, know that you’re not alone. Millions of people suffer from back pain, making it one of the main reasons for disability and limited activity in America. Pinpointing the exact cause of your back pain can sometimes be an elusive process, as there are several causes when it

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Pain Relievers

Physical Therapy Can Eliminate Your Need For Pain Relievers

February 10th, 2021

We’ve all experienced pain at some point that we’ve tried to alleviate with an over-the-counter pain reliever. We think “It’s just one aspirin, it’s not a big deal.” But then a week or two later, we have another pain, and end up reaching for the bottle again. “It’s just one pill! Not a big deal!”

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Stretches

3 Stretches For a Better, Brighter Morning

February 20th, 2021

Some of us are morning people, and some of us aren’t. Think about it for a second, how do you wake up every day? Do you greet the morning with a smile, or do you wince in anticipation of the pain you’re about to experience once you get out of bed? If it hurts you

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Headaches Getting in The Way of Life? Physical Therapy Can Help.

April 10th, 2021

You’re sitting at your desk with a long list of things on your to-do list, and then it hits you: a searing headache. We’ve all been there. It can come on suddenly and throw your entire day off. Frequent headaches are the most common form of pain in the U.S., reports the National Institute of

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Suffering From Joint and Arthritis Pain? Physical Therapy Could Be Your Ticket to a Pain-Free Life!

May 10th, 2021

Do your joints hurt often? Have you caught yourself groaning in pain when performing certain actions because they cause your “bad knee” or “bad wrist” to act up? You just may have chronic joint pain caused by arthritis, and you’re not alone! More than 22% of American adults (over 52.5 million people) have arthritis or

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4 Reasons Physical Therapy is a Better Option For Pain Relief Than Opioids

April 10th, 2021

Have you ever felt a nagging or constant pain that just wouldn’t go away no matter what you did? You might have suffered from “chronic pain.” Chronic pain affects 50 million adults in America—that’s nearly 20 percent of us! You might be part of that statistic if your pain and dysfunction have been a fixture

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A Change in Diet Can Relieve Your Pain!

April 10th, 2021

Making healthier eating choices can make a serious difference in your everyday life. The phrase “you are what you eat” is absolutely true. Believe it or not, the foods we eat and diet can make a tremendous impact—both positive and negative—on the chronic pain we may be feeling. Take a moment and try to remember

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arthritis pain

Find Fast Relief for Your Arthritis Pain – Without Opioids

January 20th, 2021

Arthritis is a general term that actually includes hundreds of different diseases. Whether you have osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or another type, one of the primary symptoms is inflammation and pain in the joints. Whatever type of arthritis you’re suffering from, you’re likely struggling to overcome varying degrees of pain. If you’re taking opioids for arthritis

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Chronic Back Pain

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

January 10th, 2021

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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