NO MORE OPIOIDS! Seek help from a physical therapist.

May 20th, 2020

You’ve seen the headlines, and you know that opioids are the major driver behind the widespread drug crisis in America. We also know that if you or a loved one has chronic pain, you may be feeling frustrated and confused about your options. At our physical therapy clinic, we stand with the Centers for Disease

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Hip and Knee Pain Relief with Physical Therapy

May 10th, 2020

There are so many causes of hip and knee pain, from excess weight to sports injuries, advancing age to repetitive motion injuries. Whatever the cause of your hip and/or knee pain, if you are experiencing it regularly you need to find a way to manage it. Many people use medications like anti-inflammatories to minimize their

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How to Stay Active When You Have a Desk Job

April 16th, 2020

At our physical therapy clinic, we see hard-working patients who want to excel in their careers and provide for their families—but it’s hard to do that when dealing with an injury. Unfortunately, many people eventually realize that it’s the sedentary nature of their job that’s directly impacting their health and job performance. Everyone needs to

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Get Back to Comfort with These Back Exercises – All of Which You Can Do at Home!

April 6th, 2020

Are you feeling back pain after being quarantined to your home? You may be wondering, “Why is this? I’ve barely left the couch!” Well, therein lies the issue.   The sedentary lifestyle that I’m sure many people have experienced since being quarantined to their homes can actually lead to more aches, pains, and discomfort than

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Nutrition

How Nutrition Can Have a Positive Impact on Reducing Aches and Pains

February 10th, 2020

If you are what you eat, what are you based on your last meal? If your answer was full of saturated fat and processed sugars, it may be time to listen to what your body is telling you. Fortunately, physical therapy is more than just recovery after surgery. A physical therapist can help you identify

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Fitness

Why it’s Important to Get Active! Here are 5 Fun Activities for all Fitness Levels.

January 22nd, 2020

Are you hobbling instead of walking these days? Do you fear that your active lifestyle is the thing of the past? Do your hips and knees simply refuse to do their jobs without causing you intense pain? If your quality of life has been drastically reduced by knee pain and/or hip pain, you may be

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stress-related headaches

Treat Stress- Related Headaches with Physical Therapy. Find Out How it Works.

December 10th, 2019

Got a busy life? Can’t find your keys? Did the dog just track in mud on the living room carpet? It’s these little things that add up and affect your ability to cope and can cause you to have a stress-related headache. The next time you have a stress-related headache, don’t reach for the aspirin.

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3 reasons not to skip stretching after exercising

3 Reasons Not to Skip Stretching After Exercising

December 7th, 2019

Have you decided to skip stretching after exercise? After a good workout it may be tempting to just hit the couch and take it easy. Your workout, however, isn’t quite finished. A proper cool down is necessary and this would include different types of stretching. If you haven’t been stretching after a workout you may

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Say No to Opioids

Say No to Opioids! 3 Ways Physical Therapy Can Naturally Relieve Pain

October 21st, 2019

If you’ve been struggling with a serious pain problems for a while, and you’ve gotten little to no relief from over-the-counter painkillers, your doctor may want to prescribe opioids to control that pain. But as tempting as it might be to numb yourself with these powerful drugs, you’re better off saying no to the offer.

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the correct form for a deadlift

The Correct Way to Perform a Deadlift

August 12th, 2019

Deadlifting is a popular workout and training technique in the world of sports and fitness. When it is performed correctly, a deadlift can significantly increase your levels of body strength and power, especially regarding your core and posterior chain. Deadlifting also helps in stimulating your central nervous system, and it can be a great addition

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