Category: fitness

Stress-Related Headaches Apr5th 2021

Stress-Related Headaches Can be Difficult to Live With – Consult With a PT Today

Did You Know Physical Therapy Could Help You Combat Your Stress-Related Headaches? Daily stresses in life can add up to the point where you feel physically ill. This is what happens when stress-related headaches occur – it’s your body’s way of demonstrating a physical reaction to overwhelming stress. While pain-management drugs can help in the

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Pre and Post-Surgical Rehab Mar15th 2021

What are the benefits of pre and post-surgical rehab?

Pre and post-surgical rehab is often recommended for those having orthopedic surgery. These types of surgeries could include foot, ankle, knee, hip, wrist, hand, shoulder, neck, and spine surgeries. Rehab can, however, be beneficial for just about any type of surgical procedure. A physical therapist can put together both a pre and post-surgical rehabilitation plan

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Arthritis Pain Feb21st 2021

Frustrated by your chronic joint pain? PT can help relieve arthritis pain

The latest study revealed an estimated 54.4 million US adults have diagnosed arthritis—about 1 in 4 Americans. Of those, about 27% report experiencing severe joint pain. Types of Arthritis There are many types of arthritis, but osteoarthritis is the most common type. The cushioning surface on the bones wears away, and bone rubs against bone.

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Hip and Knee Pain Feb5th 2021

Hip and Knee Pain Relief with Physical Therapy

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

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Do You Sit at a Desk Most of the Day? How to Stay Active During the 9–5 Desk Job Jan15th 2021

Do You Sit at a Desk Most of the Day? How to Stay Active During the 9–5 Desk Job

Would you be embarrassed if you got caught doing jumping jacks in your office? We hope not—and we think many successful companies would likely applaud the effort! It’s becoming more well known that staying physically active throughout the workday isn’t just better for your health. It can also boost productivity, job satisfaction, and psychological well-being,

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Pain Relievers Jan5th 2021

Physical Therapy can help you leave the pain relievers behind!

If you’re taking pain relievers and just don’t want to stay dependent on them forever, physical therapy can be exactly the solution you need. Physical therapy can be very beneficial for both short-term pain (usually, that which lasts just a few weeks or months) and long-term or chronic pain (that which lasts for more than

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Headaches Dec15th 2020

Do You Suffer From Frequent Headaches? Physical Therapy Can Help

Physical Therapy Can Help You Head Away From Chronic Headaches The term “sick headache” might have been coined to describe exactly how you feel today — and every day. A one-off headache encounter can be distressing enough, but frequent or constant headache pain can completely disable you. Many of these headaches have underlying musculoskeletal or

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Stay Active Dec5th 2020

Let’s Get… Physical! 5 Ways to Stay Active and Feel Better!

Staying active is one of the key factors in maintaining long-term health. Fitting exercise and even moderate activity into your daily routine, however, isn’t always easy. Whether it’s because of a busy schedule or a health condition, you may find it difficult to get the daily exercise you need. The following are five easy ways

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Chronic Low Back Pain Nov15th 2020

Stand Up to Your Back Pain! Physical Therapy Can Help Relieve Chronic Low Back Pain.

Got low back pain? Then get a physical therapy referral! Physical therapy is a leading profession involved in the diagnosis and treatment of low back pain. In fact, low back pain is one of the most common reasons people come to work with a physical therapist. Researchers in our field have even developed concise and

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