Category: Physical Therapist

Say Goodbye to Opioids with Safe, Natural, and Effective Pain Relief!

June 15th, 2020

As we all know, there has been an opioid crisis plaguing our country. In America, it is estimated that approximately 11.5 million people abuse prescription drugs. In just 2016 alone, 116 people died each day from an opioid overdose.  Opioids create dependency as they do not solve painful issues. This is a frightening time, but

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Senior woman exercising in rehab

Prepare for a Speedy Recovery with Pre-hab!

June 5th, 2020

Are you in need of a surgical procedure? Do you have a physically demanding job or sport? Are your muscles or joints weaker than they used to be? If you identify with any of these scenarios, preventative rehabilitation, or “pre-hab,” may benefit you. There are several benefits to participating in pre-hab treatments. It can speed

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Strain

How Can I Tell if I Have a Sprain or a Strain? – And Do I Need Physical Therapy?

May 20th, 2020

We’ve all been in this scenario: you’re walking down the sidewalk, when suddenly – your ankle slips off the curb. You feel an immediate twinge of pain, but you’re unsure whether or not it requires a trip to the doctor. It is true that many mild injuries can be treated with the R.I.C.E (rest, ice,

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PT for Chronic Back Pain

Are You Suffering from Chronic Back Pain? Physical Therapy Can Help.

May 10th, 2020

Chronic back pain persists for three months and longer. This type of pain can be due to a variety of reasons, including arthritis of the spine, aging, disc problems and myofascial pain syndrome. With arthritis of the spine, there is a slow thinning of the cartilage inside the spine which can cause pain. A herniated

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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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