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5 Ways Stretching Can Improve Your Overall Health

June 20th, 2019

One of the most important parts of a physical therapy treatment plan is stretching. A physical therapist will incorporate targeted stretches into each treatment plan they design, in order to target problem areas for their patients. While strength and endurance exercises are also incredibly important, stretching can be especially helpful in helping a patient manage their aches and pains. There...

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Say Goodbye to Persistent Tension Headaches With Physical Therapy

June 10th, 2019

The third most common pain complaint across the world is the all-too-common headache. Headaches can impact your everyday life by making it difficult to function properly. We’ve all been there - showing up to work or class with a pounding headache that you can’t seem to shake. Fortunately, relief is just around the corner with physical therapy. For more information...

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The 7 Best Ways to Get Yourself Moving

May 20th, 2019

It is easy to turn physical activity into an all-or-nothing” attitude. We get it - you had a long day at work, you drove your kids all around town for their extracurricular activities, and on top of that, you still have to make dinner and prepare to do it all again in the morning. When it’s difficult to find a...

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The Natural Way to Treat Arthritis Pain – Without Medication

May 10th, 2019

There are numerous different types of arthritis that people experience - in fact, the term “arthritis” is used to describe over 100 different types of joint pain and joint disease that millions of people suffer from. Arthritis is known to affect the elderly since it becomes more apparent with age; however, it is also possible for people to experience arthritis...

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Lower Back Pain – Find Relief Through Physical Therapy

April 20th, 2019

Lower back pain is a very common sensation that affects 60-70% of people across industrialized nations. It can also greatly limit many aspects of your daily life. For example, working, doing the activities you love, spending time with friends and family, or even just relaxing can be difficult if you are ached by lower back pain.  It is the leading...

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Reducing Inflammation with the Right Nutritional Fuels

April 10th, 2019

Does your daily life revolve around chronic pain or inflammation? While this is a common everyday roadblock that many people experience, there are actually some simple ways to avoid it. It is no secret that exercise is a crucial part of any physical therapy regimen, but fueling your body with nutritional meals also plays an important role. Everything you eat...

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5 Simple Ways to Keep Yourself Active

April 2nd, 2019

In your busy life, it may seem as if you are on a never-ending hamster wheel that demands you do as much as possible. However, it is important for everyone to understand what really is and isn’t possible through sheer willpower. It is important to understand that your willpower has limits.  It is hard enough to accomplish your to-do list within...

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How Physical Therapy can Put an End to Nagging Headaches

March 20th, 2019

The minute you feel that familiar pain and pressure coming on, you know you’re in for a bad time. Headaches are regrettable commonplace in today’s world, with 80 to 90 percent of Americans enduring a tension headache at some point or other. But while some headaches are caused by biochemical imbalances, hypertension, tumors or other causes, many of them are the direct result of musculoskeletal problems.

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Ached by Lower Back Pain? Stand up Straighter with Physical Therapy

March 10th, 2019

Lower back pain is a sensation all too familiar to millions of people. This ache can hinder many aspects of your life: working, spending time with friends and family, partaking in the activities you enjoy, and even just relaxing. If lower back pain is plaguing your everyday life, it is important that you find relief as soon as you can.

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