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Is Chronic Pain Lowering Your Quality of Life? Physical Therapy Could Help.

June 20th, 2021

Think back to who you were ten years ago, and the things you used to love doing. What got you excited? What kinds of activities did you love to do? Were you a runner? Did you lift at the gym? Or did you just enjoy going for long walks with your pet? Now, take a

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4 Ways To Stay Active During Your Sedentary Work Day

June 10th, 2021

How much of your day is spent engaging in physical activity? Most of us spend eight hours a day at a desk, two to three hours a day stuck in the car, and somewhere between six to eight hours each evening in bed or lying down. Tack on another few hours sitting on the couch

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How Physical Therapy Can Help You Before & After Surgery

May 20th, 2021

Many people think that physical therapy can only help someone after an operation has been performed, but this isn’t true! One of the most important times that you could seek physical therapy is before undergoing surgery on a joint or muscle. Physical therapy has proven time and time again to effectively help with preparing a

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Physical Therapy Can Help You Battle Chronic Headaches

May 10th, 2021

Chances are you have experienced a headache at least once in your life. Unfortunately, this is one problem that just about no one is immune to. What’s even worse, however, is that a large percentage of the population faces headaches at such a frequent rate that going a full day without a headache may seem

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A 9-5 Job Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Be Active!

December 20th, 2020

Did You Know There Are a Bunch of Things You Can Do to Stay Active During the Workday? 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

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Are Headaches Causing You Frequent Pain? Find Relief with Physical Therapy

December 10th, 2020

Did You Know Physical Therapy Could Help With Headache Relief? 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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The Role of Physical Therapy in Relieving Chronic Pain

January 20th, 2020

Chronic pain affects more than 100 million people in the U.S. and 20-30% of the global population, reports the National Institutes of Health Office of Disease Prevention. Moreover, experts predict chronic pain will increase in prevalence as people age into later adulthood. Finding relief for pain also continues to evolve, especially as health providers become

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

December 20th, 2019

Can you feel it? Starting with tension in your neck or shoulders and creeping upward through the base of your skull? You may have even tried stretching and optimizing your work station, but if you are suffering from stress-related headaches, you know that the only relief comes from either reducing stress or taking medication. Why

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How to stay active when you have a desk job

December 10th, 2019

How much time do you spend in a chair or on a couch? Did you realize that sitting for 6-8 hours per day—or watching 3-4 hours of television—has been shown to increase the risk of chronic illness and early death? It’s stunning research, especially considering that the average American sits as much as 12 hours

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NO MORE OPIOIDS! Seek help from a physical therapist.

November 20th, 2019

Are you taking opioids to relieve pain? The National Institutes of Health states that the number of adults in the United States suffering from pain related health conditions has dramatically increased in recent years. Pain can substantially affect your ability to engage in even basic daily activities. You may feel that taking opioids to relieve

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