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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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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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Herniated Discs: Could This be Causing Your Back Pain?

Herniated Discs: Could This be Causing Your Back Pain?

November 15th, 2020

Your spine is a complex part of the body. It is comprised of 24 bones, and 5 of them are located in the lower back. It is also comprised of numerous nerves and intervertebral discs. Sometimes, the jelly-like nucleus of these discs can “herniate,” or protrude, through the cell wall, if it is not strong

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6 Easy Ways to Improve Your Physical Health

6 Easy Ways to Improve Your Physical Health

October 5th, 2020

Do you experience tired, sore, or achy muscles throughout the day? Are you recovering from an injury or surgical procedure? Do you have a condition that brings pain to your bones or joints? Whatever the case may be, a physical therapist can create a personalized treatment program for you, to help increase your energy and

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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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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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Posture Perfect: How to Correct Your Back Pain

February 10th, 2020

If you suffer from back pain, you’re in good company. In fact, the most commonly reported area of pain is the back. According to one longitudinal study, 3% of all emergency room visits between the years of 2004-2008 were due to back pain or injury. An estimated 25 million Americans suffer from chronic pain, many

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