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NO MORE OPIOIDS

NO MORE OPIOIDS! Seek help from a physical therapist.

June 22nd, 2020

You've seen the headlines, and you know that opioids are the major driver behind the widespread drug crisis in America. We also know that if you or a loved one has chronic pain, you may be feeling frustrated and confused about your options. At our physical therapy clinic, we stand with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other...

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Hip and Knee Pain Relief

Hip and Knee Pain Relief with Physical Therapy

June 8th, 2020

There are so many causes of hip and knee pain, from excess weight to sports injuries, advancing age to repetitive motion injuries. Whatever the cause of your hip and/or knee pain, if you are experiencing it regularly you need to find a way to manage it. Many people use medications like anti-inflammatories to minimize their discomfort. However, these medications do...

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In Honor Of The Murph Workout

May 29th, 2020

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Aches and Pains in the Morning? Find Out What Might Be Causing Them.

May 18th, 2020

A Troubleshooting Guide to Morning Aches and Pains Do you leap out of bed excited at the thought of experiencing another morning -- or do you just lie there, afraid to move because of the pain you're likely to feel? Aches and pains are never welcome, but they can really dash your spirits when they plague you from your first...

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Relieving Chronic Pain

The Role of Physical Therapy in Relieving Chronic Pain

May 4th, 2020

Chronic pain is extremely common – with over 100 million sufferers in the U.S. alone – so if you are struggling with chronic pain, you are definitely not alone. Standard pain medications have so many undesirable qualities that you cannot rely on them fully to treat your pain, which can leave you wondering if you are just stuck with your...

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Stress no more over stress-related headaches! Physical Therapy can help relieve the pain.

April 6th, 2020

Millions of people suffer from different types of headaches. A few include sinus headaches, hormone headaches, and migraines. Different types of stress can also play a role in causing headaches. In fact, stress-related headaches are considered one of the most common headaches that people have. It's important to understand how a stress headache differs from other types, the causes of...

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Stay Active

How to Stay Active When You Have a Desk Job

April 6th, 2020

At our physical therapy clinic, we see hard-working patients who want to excel in their careers and provide for their families—but it's hard to do that when dealing with an injury. Unfortunately, many people eventually realize that it's the sedentary nature of their job that's directly impacting their health and job performance. Everyone needs to move a lot throughout the...

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

March 20th, 2020

Every year, our physical therapy team meets thousands of individuals recovering from surgery. Whether you're undergoing a joint replacement, a back surgery, or some other procedure, we're confident that working with a physical therapist can help you heal up and get back to your active lifestyle as efficiently and safely as possible. Curious about why physical therapy is so important...

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Herniated disc pain

Herniated disc pain. What it feels like and when you should see a physical therapist

March 10th, 2020

Did you know that a herniated disc can occur anywhere in your spine? At our physical therapy clinic, we see disc herniations frequently among our patients with back, arm, and/or leg pain. If you believe your pain and dysfunction is caused by a herniated disc, we encourage you to contact Figurelli Integrated Wellness Center today to schedule an appointment with...

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Arthritis Pain

Are You Taking Opioids for Your Arthritis Pain? You Need to Read This.

February 20th, 2020

What if someone told you that the opioids you're taking for pain relief are actually making your arthritis worse? You'd probably want to listen to that person. Opioids like morphine and oxycodone alter your perception of pain. You might be "feeling no pain" when you take these pills, but it's actually doing nothing to improve your arthritis symptoms. Before you...

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