Category: Aches and Pain

Aching Shoulders? What you need to know about your rotator cuff…

February 13th, 2015

If your shoulder is painful with certain motions or when you sleep, your rotator cuff could be giving you trouble. You need the strength of your rotator cuff to help you do all sorts of activities from brushing your hair and teeth, to lifting objects overhead and even throwing a baseball. The rotator cuff is

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Is Pain Stopping You From Getting Back in the Game?

January 24th, 2015

Don’t let pain sideline you! There is nothing more exciting than taking on a new challenge, sport or activity. For most of us, the thrill of accomplishing a physical goal is what we live for. However, are you prepared for it? The term “weekend warrior” means a person who doesn’t really train for what they

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How Can You Stop That Nagging Neck Pain or Headache?

January 14th, 2015

Do you find it hard to get comfortable at night because of the ache in your neck or do you suffer from headaches? Many people suffer from chronic neck pain, tightness and frequent headaches. Some people may try to mask the symptoms with popping Advil or Tylenol. Since the root cause of the problem is

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Overcome Knee and Hip Pain

December 24th, 2014

The knee joint is the second most complicated joint in the body and has to move in many directions. The knee and hip work in tandem allowing you to walk, run, squat and kneel. When either your hip, knee or ankle have problems moving, the other joints can be strained causing pain. Therefore, even if

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Is Your Back or Neck Pain From a Herniated Disk?

December 16th, 2014

If you feel radiating pain, numbness or tingling it is possible one or more of your nerves may be irritated by a bulging or herniated disk. The bones in your spine are called vertebrae and in-between the vertebrae are your disks, which act as shock absorbers. These control the spine’s range of motion, flexibility and

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How to put the spring back in your step

November 26th, 2014

Spring is just around the corner and that means a lot more outdoors time. However, if you suffer from knee pain, arthritis, low back pain or other aches and pains that keep you from being active, there are things you can easily do to become more active. Change How You Sit A lot of aches

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Where Your Pain Is Coming From

November 14th, 2014

If you are suffering from aches or pains, here are some important questions that can help you determine the root cause of the problem: How long have you had your pain? For example, acute low back pain may be from a muscle strain. Chronic low back pain is typical of restricted joints, tight muscle tissue

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Feeling Stiff, Achy? Physical Therapy Helps

October 13th, 2014

Our bodies are made to move and rely on a finely-tuned balance of proper posture, strength, coordination, chemical levels, blood pressure and more. When you don’t move on a consistent basis or experience changes to your health, you may start to feel stiff and achy, especially in the mornings. Poor health, injury, a sedentary lifestyle

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