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Opioids Don’t Have to be the Answer – Physical Therapy Can Provide Helpful and Safe Relief

April 15th, 2021

Lose the Opioids and Turn to Physical Therapy! Do you rely on drugs such as oxycodone or hydrocodone to help you get through your day without agonizing pain? Do you worry that these drugs may be placing your health at unacceptable risk? Do you feel anxious or count the minutes until your next dosage of

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Are You Living With Back Pain? Chances Are, It Could Be From a Herniated Disc

April 5th, 2021

Could Your Back Pain Be Caused By A Herniated Disc? Do you sometimes feel pain like an electric shock radiating from your lower back down to your legs? Do you experience muscle weakness or numbness in your arms or legs? If so, be sure to schedule a free consultation with our office for a proper

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Physical Therapy

Are You In Need of Physical Therapy? These 5 Signs Say Yes

March 15th, 2021

Physical Therapy Can Help You Find the Relief You’ve Been Looking For! Physical therapy is a highly beneficial form of treatment that can address many of the most common sources of pain. However, there are many people who don’t realize that the pain they are experiencing is something that can be easily addressed with physical

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A simple diet change can help alleviate pain & inflammation

Pain and Inflammation Could Be a Thing of the Past with Diet Changes!

March 5th, 2021

Did You Know a Nutritional Diet Could Help You Beat Your Pain? Are you experiencing pain and inflammation in your joints? Many people may not realize that nutrition can play a crucial role in preventing and even eliminating these conditions in the body. It’s important to understand what pain and inflammation are, the causes and

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Do You Have Stress-Related Headaches? Physical Therapy Has the Solutions

Do You Have Stress-Related Headaches? Physical Therapy Has the Solutions

February 15th, 2021

When you see someone at work or in a difficult situation clutching his head, you may assume either that he’s under extreme stress, or that he has a headache. In fact, you may be right on both counts. Both physical and emotional stress can cause tension headaches; they can also trigger cervicogenic and migraine headaches,

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The Top 5 Benefits of Physical Therapy Treatments for Back and Neck Pain

The Top 5 Benefits of Physical Therapy Treatments for Back and Neck Pain

February 5th, 2021

Back and neck pain can have several underlying causes. For example, any changes in the spine’s anatomy can lead to back pain, such as lumbar degenerative disc disease, lumbar disc herniation, sacroiliac joint dysfunction, or osteoarthritis. Lumbar degenerative disc disease occurs when the spinal discs experience “wear and tear,” typically due to aging. When the

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Improve Your Nutrition to Decrease Pain and Inflammation

Improve Your Nutrition to Decrease Pain and Inflammation

January 15th, 2021

Inflammation is a natural process the body uses to protect itself and to promote healing. During the inflammation process, your body increases its production of white blood cells. Chronic inflammation, however, can damage the body. Living with continual inflammation can cause pain, swelling, and redness in the affected areas. It can also increase your risk

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Stretching: A Healthy Part of Any Physical Therapy Program

Stretching: A Healthy Part of Any Physical Therapy Program

January 5th, 2021

Can some simple physical motions dramatically improve your overall health, wellness, and quality of life? In the case of stretching, the answer is most definitely yes. Stretching exercises are a staple of physical therapy for just that reason. You might be surprised to discover just how many ways stretches can help you. Here are some

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Is Arthritis Paining You? Physical Therapy Can Help

Is Arthritis Paining You? Physical Therapy Can Help

December 15th, 2020

If you have arthritis, you know how debilitating it can be. It affects millions of people and is the most commonly reported chronic illness across the nation. Arthritis is a disorder of the joints that causes them to become inflamed. The inflammation causes the pain and stiffness that you feel, and it can result in

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