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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chronic back pain

Chronic Back Pain Sufferers! This Blog is for You.

February 20th, 2020

Do you suffer from chronic back pain all the time? Can’t seem to get comfortable or engage in your normal activities? Be sure to give Professional Care Physical Therapy in Riverhead, NY a call and schedule an appointment with one of our physical therapists. Our physical therapists can help lessen your pain or alleviate it

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Aches and Pains

Did You Know Good Nutrition Can Help Reduce 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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Always suffering from aches and pains in your joints? 3 Reasons to consider Physical Therapy!

January 10th, 2020

There’s something oddly satisfying about waking up the morning after a hard workout and feeling a dull ache in your muscles. But when that dull ache migrates to your joints and seems to happen every day, that satisfaction quickly turns to frustration. The answer is not to take anti-inflammatory medication or simply ignore the aches

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Feeling Achy

Do you Wake Up Feeling Achy? It Could be Your Mattress!

September 20th, 2019

Do you notice that you often wake up in more pain than you felt when you were going to sleep? If you have been dealing with low back pain that seems to be much worse in the morning, your mattress might be the culprit! While back pain is a common enough ailment that most people

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Reduce Pain and Inflammation Through Nutrition

September 20th, 2018

Internal inflammation can wreak havoc with your health. You may already be seeing a physical therapist for inflammation-related health issues, such as arthritis. Whether you have a specific diagnosis or generalized pain in your back and joints, physical therapy can help. Your physical therapist may also suggest an anti-inflammatory diet for additional pain relief. What

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