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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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treat pain

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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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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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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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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