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Get Back to Your Daily Life Quicker with Pre-hab

November 12th, 2019

It is common knowledge that post-surgical rehabilitation is necessary following almost any surgical procedure. This rehab is performed after surgery as a way to enhance the recovery process and help patients regain their mobility. But did you know you can also participate in rehab treatments before your surgery? Pre-surgical rehabilitation, commonly referred to as “pre-hab,”

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Preventative Rehabilitation

Pre-hab: What It Is and Why You Should Do It

October 20th, 2019

Do you have a surgery coming up? Do the demands of your sport or job put you at risk of sustaining an injury? Have you noticed that your joints and muscles have become frailer and weaker? If so, preventative rehabilitation (also known as “pre-hab”) can greatly benefit you. Pre-hab is a special physical therapy service

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So You’ve Been Having Back Pain… Could it be Caused by a Herniated Disc?

October 10th, 2019

The spine is an incredibly complex part of the body – it is comprised of 24 bones, and 5 of those are located within the lower back. There are also several nerves and intervertebral discs that make up the spine. Because of the complexities, however, it is possible for certain things to go wrong. Sometimes

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Sprains and Strains

Understanding the Difference Between Sprains and Strains – and How PT Can Help

September 20th, 2019

Imagine – you’re walking down the street, paying little attention to where you’re walking, when suddenly your ankle rolls off the curb and you feel a pain in your ankle. How many of you have been in that situation before? While there will surely be immediate pain, it is sometimes difficult to determine if visiting

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Sciatica Pain Relief

Suffering from Sciatica Pains? Find Relief Today

September 10th, 2019

Lumbar radiculopathy, commonly referred to as sciatica, is a common condition that many people experience. It occurs as a result of irritation to the sciatic nerve, which is the largest nerve of the body. It stretches from the lumbar spine through the buttocks, and pain from irritation is typically felt in the lower back. However,

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The Top 5 Ways Proper Posture can Help Alleviate Back Pain

August 20th, 2019

Everyone has heard the importance of sitting or standing up straight. However, maintaining proper posture at all hours of the day is usually easier said than done. Many people experience back pain due to poor posture. Sitting and standing up straight allows for proper spinal alignment, which can prevent back pain. However, it can be

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Are You Experiencing One of These 5 Common Shoulder Injuries? Find Relief With PT

August 10th, 2019

Physical therapy is used to treat any sports injury, workplace injury, or musculoskeletal condition you may be experiencing. It is a natural, safe, and effective way to treat both acute and chronic pain. One of the most common reasons people seek the help of a physical therapist is to manage chronic shoulder pain. There are

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The Top 5 Best Ways Therapeutic Massage Will Benefit an Athlete

July 20th, 2019

Any athlete will understand the importance of maintaining their health in order to keep up with the physical demands of their sport. If you’ve recently sustained an injury, it is important to make sure that you are keeping up with your physical therapy treatments, in order to regain your optimum levels of physical function. Many

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Live Your Life to the Fullest with Physical Therapy Treatments

July 10th, 2019

WebMD states, “Physical therapy is often one of the best choices you can make when you have long-term pain (also called chronic pain) or an injury. It can make you stronger and help you move and feel better.” The mission of any physical therapist is to relieve pain while also increasing function and mobility. Physical

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What’s the Difference Between Sprains and Strains?

June 10th, 2019

It is a common misconception that “sprains” and “strains” are interchangeable terms. In reality, there are some key differences between the two. In order to understand how they differ, it is important to first understand what ligaments and tendons are. Ligaments connect bones to bones within a joint, while tendons connect bones to muscles. When

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