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Do you wake up feeling achy? Try these 3 stretches first thing in the morning.

September 20th, 2020

There are few things worse than waking up in the morning to chronic pain in your neck, back, or joints. Morning aches and pains can make it difficult to complete even the simplest tasks, like getting up out of bed or putting on your shoes. But with the help of a few physical therapist approved

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Stress- Related Headaches

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

September 10th, 2020

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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5 Fun Activities for all Fitness Levels

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

August 20th, 2020

Getting active can be intimidating. With thousands of exercise programs out there, it’s hard to figure out which one is right for you. Fortunately, there are a few, fun, favorite fitness activities that rise to the top for everyone, whether they are just starting out or are long-time fitness enthusiasts. But before you dive into

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Opioid Consumption

Reduce Opioid Consumption and Feel Better with Physical Therapy

August 10th, 2020

Do you take opioids to manage your pain? Well, you’re not alone. Health care providers in the US write over 200 million prescriptions for opioid pain medication every year. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has even issued guidelines about this and urged safe, non-drug alternatives such as physical therapy. And a recent study

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Physical Therapy can help you leave the pain relievers behind

July 20th, 2020

If you’re taking pain relievers and just don’t want to stay dependent on them forever, physical therapy can be exactly the solution you need. Physical therapy can be very beneficial for both short-term pain (usually, that which lasts just a few weeks or months) and long-term or chronic pain (that which lasts for more than

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Stay Active

Let’s get… physical! 5 Ways to stay active and feel better!

July 10th, 2020

Staying active is one of the key factors in maintaining long-term health. Fitting exercise and even moderate activity into your daily routine, however, isn’t always easy. Whether it’s because of a busy schedule or a health condition, you may find it difficult to get the daily exercise you need. The following are five easy ways

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Do you sit at a desk most of the day? Here’s how to stay active during the 9-5!

June 22nd, 2020

Would you be embarrassed if you got caught doing jumping jacks in your office? We hope not—and we think many successful companies would likely applaud the effort! It’s becoming more well known that staying physically active throughout the workday isn’t just better for your health. It can also boost productivity, job satisfaction, and psychological well-being,

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What are the benefits of pre and post-surgical rehab? Why you should consider speaking with a physical therapist before your upcoming surgery.

June 8th, 2020

Pre and post surgical rehab is often recommended for those having orthopedic surgery. These types of surgeries could include foot, ankle, knee, hip, wrist, hand, shoulder, neck, and spine surgeries. Rehab can, however, be beneficial for just about any type of surgical procedure. A physical therapist can put together both a pre and post-surgical rehabilitation

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Headaches

Do You Suffer From Frequent Headaches? Physical Therapy Can Help

May 20th, 2020

Physical Therapy Can Help You Head Away From Chronic Headaches The term “sick headache” might have been coined to describe exactly how you feel today — and every day. A one-off headache encounter can be distressing enough, but frequent or constant headache pain can completely disable you. Many of these headaches have underlying musculoskeletal or

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Could your back pain be caused by a herniated disc? Here’s what to look for.

May 10th, 2020

How do you know whether you have a herniated disc or it’s just good old back pain? One telltale sign can be where the pain is located. With a herniated disc, the pain is typically located in the lumbar spine. That’s the lower part of your backbone. The pain may radiate from the back to

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