Category: Exercise

The 5 Best Ways Physical Therapy Can Treat Your Back and Neck Pain

The 5 Best Ways Physical Therapy Can Treat Your Back and Neck Pain

December 15th, 2020

There are a variety of reasons why you may be experiencing back or neck pain. For example, any changes in the spine’s anatomy can lead to back pain, such as lumbar disc herniation, lumbar degenerative disc disease, sacroiliac joint dysfunction, or osteoarthritis. The most common cause of neck pain is due to muscle strains. There

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Looking for Natural Pain Relief? Gain These 5 Benefits by Treating Pain with PT

November 15th, 2020

Has your pain persisted for three months or longer? If so, it is considered chronic pain. The American Academy of Pain Medicine states that at least 100 million Americans live with chronic pain. This means that every year there is a larger and larger demand for prescription medications. In fact, just in 2013 alone, medical

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Tired of Medications? Find Relief with Physical Therapy

July 15th, 2020

Pain can put some extreme limits on your life. While medication can provide temporary relief, it doesn’t actually solve the problem of your pain; rather, it merely masks the symptoms. If you have been living with acute or chronic pain and you’re looking for a natural way to successfully treat your symptoms, contact Focus Physical

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Stay Active By Incorporating These 5 Easy Steps into Your Lifestyle

June 5th, 2020

With your busy life, it can be difficult to find time for physical activity. We all understand too well the lengthy to-do list that never seems to get completed. After a full day of work, running errands, making dinner, and still trying to find time to relax, it can be tough to try and force

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Physical Therapy: Treating Arthritis the Safe and Easy Way

May 5th, 2020

Anyone living with arthritis knows how debilitating it can be. Several people dealing with arthritic aches and pains end up resorting to steroid injections, antirheumatic drugs, or even joint replacement surgery, in order to manage their pain. However, physical therapy itself has proven successful for many arthritis sufferers. Before turning to potentially harmful drugs or

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How Does Nutrition Help Relieve Pain and Inflammation?

March 20th, 2020

Are you living with chronic pain or inflammation? If so, there may be a simple solution for you: changing your eating habits. Proper nutrition can play an important role in managing your discomfort. Many people live with chronic pains every day, unaware that simply eating the right foods can actually help them find relief. Maintaining

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Are You Waking Up With Morning Aches & Pains? This Blog is for You.

March 10th, 2020

Imagine waking up, fully rested after 8 hours of sleep. As you gently awake, you move to sit up… only to be hit with an ache in your back. The aches in your shoulders and neck quickly follow as you move, but as you go to stand up, they are eclipsed by the dull ache

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Does Your Sciatica Require PT Intervention? 3 Indicators That it Might

January 20th, 2020

Your sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in your body that runs from your lower back down your legs, ending at the feet. People who experience sciatica pains usually report the the sensation as “shooting pains” down one side of their body. Sciatica symptoms do not always require physical therapy intervention; however, PT services can

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Are You Experiencing Hip or Knee Pain? Find Relief with Physical Therapy

January 6th, 2020

The hips and knees are parts of the body that are common areas of discomfort. This tends to increase with age, as the cartilage in the joints begins to wear down. However, hip and knee pain can also develop from injury, overuse, or underlying conditions. In some cases, surgery may even be necessary; however, with

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Improve Your Health, Strength, and Physical Activity with These 4 Simple Tips!

December 23rd, 2019

It’s not always easy to be active. We’ve all been there – letting the dumbbells collect dust in the garage, throwing the yoga mat in the storage closet, constantly walking by the running shoes without a second glance. However, once you get in the habit, it becomes much easier. With these 4 simple tips, you

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