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26 Aug, 2018

Four Ways Physical Therapy can Be Beneficial to Your Life

Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy can benefit you in so many ways. Here are just four of the extraordinary ways It could improve your life. ·Therapists Create Individualized Treatment Plans· One of the most common thing people do is go to the internet to figure out how to treat a pain area. What you see on the internet

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20 Aug, 2018

Tension Headaches: How to Handle Them

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Of the four distinct types of headaches — tension, migraine, sinus and cluster — the tension type is the most common. Of course, stress is a natural reaction to stimuli and can keep us safe from danger. Yet an excessive amount of stress can lead to tension headaches. That’s why learning how to handle emotional

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19 Jul, 2018

The Benefits of Stretching-Just Do It

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·Improved Flexibility and Posture· Enhancing both your posture and your flexibility through stretching your muscles and joints are key to avoiding many conditions resulting in pain. Range of motion is greatly improved when stretching regularly. By stretching, you can correct any joint stiffness you currently have as you’re extending your limbs as far as they

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7 Jun, 2018

Still hurting? Your Diet Could Be Why  

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As Hippocrates believed, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” This pertains to more than just your diet.  That being said, what you eat could potentially make your aches and pains worse. There are different foods that can cause inflammation and eventually result in pain. Taking up a healthier diet can help you feel better, without constant aches and

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3 Jun, 2018

Are Your Feet Killing Your Back?

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For many people, simply standing or walking for more than 20 minutes, means an aching back. This can be due to a whole host of factors, but believe it or not, your feet and ankles can be a culprit.   When you walk the hips, knees, ankles and feet rotate in opposite directions to act

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21 Apr, 2018

5 Simple Ways to Beat Knee Pain While Exercising

We all know that exercising is good for our bodies, but often people stop due to knee or lower leg pain. This can happen for a variety of reasons, but usually ones that we are not aware of. Over 50 million Americans deal with some sort of knee trouble, as the knees are the second

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29 Mar, 2018

Are You Breathing Correctly?

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Do you deal with stiffness, pains, aches, headaches or just flat out fatigue? Your breathing patterns may be the culprit (or at least contributing)!  We are all subjected to daily stresses that cause us to change our breathing patterns subconsciously. Your body’s normal responses to stress include many types of reactions, including shallower, but rapid

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22 Mar, 2018

Post Physical Therapy: What’s Next?

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If you are currently recovering from an injury and have already completed your physical therapy, you might be left wondering what the next step is. After a serious or reoccurring injury, an effective fitness program will help maintain any progress in range of motion, strength, and stability that was gained during physical therapy. Post-physical therapy

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16 Mar, 2018

How to Avoid Back Surgery

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According to the Washington Post, spinal fusion surgeries increased from 56,000 in 1994 to 465,000 in 2011. That is an 8 times increase in the rate of back surgery in 7 years! In Europe and other countries, back surgery rates are more than 4 times lower than those rates in the U.S. So why the

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2 Mar, 2018

The 5 Natural Ways to Relieve Sciatica

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Have you ever experienced aching pain in the back / buttock area that radiates down your leg? You may have sciatica. Sciatica is a common condition that affects up to 1 out of 10 people, typically between ages 25-45. Symptoms Sciatica is typically felt as a dull aching pain to the low back / buttock

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