Category: Pain Relief

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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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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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Sciatica Require

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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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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herniated disc

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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shoulder pain relief

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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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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