Category: Fitness

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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Nutrition

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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Do-you-Wake-Up-Feeling-Achy

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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Harmful Opioids

Rid Yourself of Harmful Opioids with the Help of Physical Therapy

February 20th, 2020

It is no secret that there has been an opioid epidemic going on for the past few years now. In fact, just in the year 2016, 116 people died each day from opioid overdose. It is estimated that about 11.5 million people living in America have misused prescription painkilling drugs. This epidemic also has a

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hip or knee pain

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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Increase Energy

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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Stay Active

Decrease Your Pain and Increase Your Energy with These 5 Easy Tips

December 10th, 2019

Are you looking for a way to relieve your aches and pains so you can get back to living your life comfortably? If so, our treatment services at Focus Physical Therapy can greatly benefit you! Our dedicated physical therapists can provide you with the tools you need to decrease your pain and increase your energy,

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Improved Balance

How to Improve Your Balance By Increasing Your Core Strength

November 26th, 2019

The relationship between core strength and balance is something that has been widely discussed within the physical therapy field for several years. Your trunk contains multiple core muscles that work to prevent physically limiting conditions, such injuries, lower back pain, or balance and gait disorders. When your core is strong, it helps keep you upright

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Pre-Hab

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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