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Category: Physical Therapy

Home Office Ergonomics

April 20th, 2020

Did you know that prolonged sitting can shorten your hamstrings and hip flexors, contribute to neck and low back pain, and even diminish core strength? The last couple of weeks brought big changes for many individuals, as we’re spending all of our time at home. Now more than ever people are working from home. Take a

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9 Ways Physical Therapy Can Help Prevent a Fall

January 10th, 2020

Physical therapists are often identified by their ability to help people rehabilitate injuries, but did you know they can help you prevent an injury or even a fall before it happens? As physical therapists, we are experts in the way the human body moves. We are able to provide a unique perspective on purposeful, precise

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Relieving Your Pain the Natural Way – Physical Therapy as the Safer Relief Alternative

December 10th, 2019

It is no secret that the United States is a country with very high levels of medication. With countless over-the-counter drugs for pain management, it can seem simple to turn to drugs for pain relief. It is also a common practice for physicians to prescribe heavier pain relievers, such as the opioids that have resulted

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Treat Your Back and Neck Pain with Our Advanced PT Methods

September 10th, 2019

Did you know that studies say approximately 90% of people will be plagued by back or neck pain at some point in their lives? While it is a common complaint, it can sometimes be difficult to determine where the pain is originating on your own. Sometimes pain in one area can travel to another part

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Running Injuries and Physical Therapy

September 4th, 2019

Just because we are able to run doesn’t make us great runners. For a number of reasons, many runners develop injuries each year.  Running injuries typically occur when you push yourself too hard or how your body moves. Whether a runner’s goal is to improve his or her time, increase speed or stay fit, it’s essential

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The Top 5 Ways Proper Posture can Help Alleviate Back Pain

February 10th, 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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The Top 5 Best Ways Therapeutic Massage Will Benefit an Athlete

March 10th, 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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Live Your Life to the Fullest with Physical Therapy Treatments

February 29th, 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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Find Relief for Your Hip and Knee Pain with Physical Therapy

June 20th, 2019

Your hips and knees provide complex movements for the body by incorporating multiple joints, muscles, and tendons. When there is damage to any of those joints, muscles, or tendons, it can make moving the hips or knees increasingly difficult. Luckily, with the help of physical therapy, you can find relief for your hip and knee

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Is Arthritis Paining You? Physical Therapy Can Help!

May 17th, 2019

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