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How Do You Overcome Chronic Back Pain? Ask Our Physical Therapist

How Do You Overcome Chronic Back Pain? Ask Our Physical Therapist

September 15th, 2020

Did you know that approximately 80 percent of Americans have experienced (or will experience) back pain? That’s a depressing statistic, especially if you’re already one of those sufferers. Chronic back pain can prevent you from performing the countless daily tasks you need or want to perform. Even when you’re not engaged in activity, your back

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Long-Lasting Pain Relief Without Medication

Long-Lasting Pain Relief Without Medication

September 5th, 2020

It is no secret that pain is an annoyance that can sometimes hinder your quality of life. However, it can also be your body’s way of sending you a message. Sometimes pain can be a result of an underlying condition that you might not even know about. Medication can be used to provide short-term relief,

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Aches & Pains

How to Relieve Your Aches and Pains Once and For All

August 15th, 2020

Do you ever wake up feeling stiff and achy, as if your body is being weighed down by a pile of bricks? Everyone wakes up feeling like this from time to time – you might have had a tough workout the day before, you might have spent an excessive amount of time on your feet

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reasons to stretch

5 Reasons To Stretch That Will Benefit Your Overall Health

August 5th, 2020

Stretching is an important part of physical therapy, and many physical therapists will include specific stretches into their sessions. There are many reasons to stretch; strength and endurance are both undeniably important. However, stretching is a crucial part of anyone’s exercise regimen, whether you are an athlete or someone coping with aches and pains. Stretching

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Headaches

How to Make Your Stress-Related Headaches Disappear

July 15th, 2020

Did you know that headaches are the third most common pain complaint throughout the world? They can impact your quality of life and make it difficult to function normally. Luckily, headache relief can be found through physical therapy. Your trained physical therapist will work with you to provide pain relief from headaches, in addition to

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How to Treat Arthritis Pain Without Medication

How to Treat Arthritis Pain Without Medication

July 5th, 2020

What is arthritis? Arthritis can sometimes serve as a bit of an umbrella term. It is used to describe over 100 different types of joint pain and joint disease experienced by millions of people. It is true that arthritis seems to favor the elderly, as it becomes more apparent in people as they age; however,

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5 Common Indicators that You Need Physical Therapy

June 15th, 2020

Physical therapy isn’t just for rehabilitation or athletes in training. There are many reasons why a person might need the assistance of a physical therapist. Contact Synergy Rehab & Wellness at our Verona, VA, or Waynesboro, VA location! There are five basic indicators that you need to visit a physical therapist. 1. You’re Experiencing Sharp

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Ached by Lower Back Pain? Stand up Straighter with Physical Therapy

June 5th, 2020

Lower back pain is a sensation all too familiar to millions of people. This ache can hinder many aspects of your life: working, spending time with friends and family, partaking in the activities you enjoy, and even just relaxing. The World Health Organization estimates that in the United States, 149 million days of work are

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Eating Right: A Simple Technique for Reducing Pain and Inflammation

May 15th, 2020

Do you deal with chronic pain or inflammation in your daily life? It isn’t uncommon, but it is avoidable. While exercise is a crucial part of your physical therapy regimen, proper nutrition can also play an important role.  The foods you eat work to fuel your body and eating the right ones can help you

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