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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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Constantly Needing Your Pain Meds Refilled? Physical Therapy Can Help You Ditch the Opioids!

March 20th, 2020

Don’t Go Through Bottles of Pills — Go to Physical Therapy Another day, another trip to the pharmacy. This is the treadmill that many chronic pain sufferers find themselves walking, month after month and year after year. Prescription pain medications can only do so much to keep your suffering at bay — and in the

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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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Addressing Chronic Back Pain: Tips to Help You Feel Better Faster

November 10th, 2019

Do you periodically find yourself disabled by bouts of back pain? Do you experience ongoing back pain that never gives you a moment’s relief? Whatever form it may take, chronic back pain can put all kinds of limits on your life — until you finally start taking the necessary steps to address it head-on. But

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If you don’t think nutrition has an effect on your aches and pains, think again.

October 20th, 2019

If you have chronic pain, have you ever considered that what you put on your fork could be making your aches and pains better—or worse? Scientific evidence shows that the things we eat can influence our experience of pain—whether by alleviating an underlying health condition or exacerbating it. Our physical therapist team is happy to

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Aches and pains in the morning? Find out what might be causing them.

October 10th, 2019

Are you suffering from aches and pains in the morning? Unfortunately, millions of people experience sore muscles and stiff joints in the morning. There could be a variety of reasons for this, with the severity of pain ranging from mild to even severe in some cases. Aches and pains in the morning are not only

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