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Are You Ready to Leave the Pain Meds Behind? Physical Therapy Can Provide You With the Relief You Need

September 20th, 2020

Did You Know Physical Therapy Has Proven to Be Even More Effective Than Opioids? It seems like every time you turn on the news there is another story about the opioid epidemic gripping the country. There is good reason for the panic. In 2016 alone, 116 people died each day from opioid-related drug overdoses. Some

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Sprains and Strains Can Be a Pain – But Physical Therapy Can Help

September 10th, 2020

Have You Recently Sustained a Sprain or Strain? There you are, walking through the park on a bright summer day when suddenly you find a hole with your foot. Before you know it, you are in pain, collapsed in a crumpled heap, hoping no one saw your graceful fall. What do you do? How do

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Do you have an upcoming surgery? 3 Reasons to attend post-surgical rehab for a better recovery.

August 20th, 2020

Facing surgery can be a little scary. Not only are you unsure how the operation itself will go, but you also may not be clear about what to expect once the anesthesia has worn off. Fortunately, our physical therapist can walk you through the precise recovery process for your surgery. Call today to schedule a

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Kiss Lower Back Pain Goodbye: How Physical Therapy Can Help

August 10th, 2020

Many people suffer from lower back pain and have no idea how to find lasting relief.  Dealing with this kind of pain can take time away from relaxing, working, spending time with family, and enjoying life overall. Not to mention it can keep a person feeling extremely irritable, stressed out, and can lead to a

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Is that pain in your back a herniated disc? Here’s what you need to know.

July 20th, 2020

At our physical therapy, we believe an educated patient is an empowered patient. That’s why we love helping our patients gain a better understanding of the health conditions they’re facing.  A herniated disc is one of the most common conditions treated by a physical therapist. If you’ve ever wondered if your back pain is caused

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Live Your Life to the Fullest with Physical Therapy Treatments

June 22nd, 2020

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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The Top 5 Best Ways Therapeutic Massage Will Benefit an Athlete

June 8th, 2020

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

May 18th, 2020

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 Ways Proper Posture can Help Alleviate Back Pain

May 4th, 2020

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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How to Improve Your Balance By Increasing Your Core Strength

April 20th, 2020

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 as injuries, lower back pain, or balance, and gait disorders. When your core is strong, it helps keep you

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