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Nov15th 2020

How Does Nutrition Help Relieve Pain and Inflammation?

Are you living with chronic pain or inflammation? If so, there may be a simple solution for you: changing your eating habits. Proper nutrition can play an important role in managing your discomfort. Many people live with chronic pains every day, unaware that simply eating the right foods can actually help them find relief. Maintaining

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Herniated Discs Can Be a Real Pain in the Back - Are You Living with One? Nov5th 2020

Herniated Discs Can Be a Real Pain in the Back – Are You Living with One?

Do You Know How to Identify a Herniated Disc? If you’ve been experiencing back pain, it just may be a herniated disc. A herniated disc can put extra pressure on the muscles and nerves around the spinal column. Strange neck pains, back pains, or extremity symptoms can indicate a variety of potential problems – including

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9 Ways Stretching Can Improve Your Health and Wellness Oct20th 2020

9 Ways Stretching Can Improve Your Health and Wellness

Is stretching part of your daily life? If not, it should be. Stretching is a great way to start your day and it comes with a wide range of benefits. Don’t know where to start? Don’t fret! Our licensed physical therapists can help you create a stretching plan that will work best for you. To

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Say Goodbye to Those Persistent Stress-Related Headaches Oct10th 2020

Say Goodbye to Those Persistent Stress-Related Headaches

You know the feeling – the sudden pain that tells you a headache is coming on. It happens to all of us. Stress headaches are typically defined as a “band of pressure” that can be felt around your head, usually accompanied by tenderness of the skull and overall achiness within the head. Sometimes, the pain

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Stay Active By Incorporating These 5 Easy Steps into Your Lifestyle Sep20th 2020

Stay Active By Incorporating These 5 Easy Steps into Your Lifestyle

With your busy life, it can be difficult to find time for physical activity. We all understand too well the lengthy to-do list that never seems to get completed. After a full day of work, running errands, making dinner, and still trying to find time to relax, it can be tough to try and force

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Sep10th 2020

Physical Therapy: Treating Arthritis the Safe and Easy Way

Anyone living with arthritis knows how debilitating it can be. Several people dealing with arthritic aches and pains end up resorting to steroid injections, antirheumatic drugs, or even joint replacement surgery, in order to manage their pain. However, physical therapy itself has proven successful for many arthritis sufferers. Before turning to potentially harmful drugs or

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Aug20th 2020

Finally Relieve Those Aches in Your Back with Physical Therapy

Find the Answer to Your Back Pains Today! Most Americans will suffer temporary back pain at some point in their lives. When back pain is not temporary, however, it becomes a major quality of life issue. The American Physical Therapy Association states that back pain is the most commonly experienced form of pain for Americans.

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Aug10th 2020

Did You Know You Could Relieve Your Pain and Inflammation – Just By Changing Your Diet?

Find the Benefits of an Anti-Inflammatory Diet by Consulting with a PT! Who says that getting healthy has to be a chore? You’ll be delighted to learn that simply by modifying your diet, you can get chronic pain and inflammation under better control (or possibly even avoid those symptoms entirely). Better yet, the diet you

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Jul20th 2020

Hip and Knee Pain Relief with Physical Therapy

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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Jul10th 2020

The Role of Physical Therapy in Relieving Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is extremely common – with over 100 million sufferers in the U.S. alone – so if you are struggling with chronic pain, you are definitely not alone. Standard pain medications have so many undesirable qualities that you cannot rely on them fully to treat your pain, which can leave you wondering if you

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