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Relieve Your Pain and Improve Your Flexibility by Stretching!

March 20th, 2020

One of the biggest parts of physical therapy is stretching. In almost every physical therapy treatment plan, there is some incorporation of targeted stretches. Stretching can benefit anyone – from athletes looking to improve their technique to older folks looking to relieve chronic aches and pains.  Stretching not only helps with flexibility improvement; it also

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You Are What You Eat — and Good Nutrition Can Help You Feel Good

March 10th, 2020

In your everyday struggle against pain and inflammation, do you reach for a pill bottle, or do you seek healthy lifestyle changes? The latter choice will do more for you in terms of long-term function, mobility and safety. But what kinds of lifestyle changes should you pursue? In addition to regular exercise, including the types

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6 Ways Physical Therapy can Improve Your Quality of Life

February 20th, 2020

Are you recovering from a recent injury or surgical procedure? Do you notice your muscles feeling painful or achy throughout the day? Are you living with a chronic condition that causes constant discomfort?  Whatever the case may be, physical therapy can help improve your health. While there are many benefits to physical therapy, below are

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How to Find Relief for Your Hip and Knee Pain

February 10th, 2020

The risk of developing chronic hip or knee pain increases with age, as the cartilage in one’s joints starts to gradually wear down. However, it is possible for anyone to develop hip or knee pain from extensive overuse, unexpected injuries, or underlying conditions.  While surgery is sometimes needed to correct certain conditions in the hip

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Manage Your Pain Without the Need for Potentially Harmful Drugs

January 20th, 2020

If you are living with pain, you know how limiting it can be. Chronic pain, or pain lasting for three months or longer, is usually indicative of an underlying condition that needs to be treated. While medication is effective in masking pain in the short term, it won’t provide any relief in the long term.

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