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The Top 5 Ways Proper Posture can Help Alleviate Back Pain

January 6th, 2020

Everyone has heard the importance of sitting or standing up straight. However, maintaining proper posture at all hours of the day is usually easier said than done. Many people experience back pain due to poor posture. Sitting and standing up straight allows for proper spinal alignment, which can prevent back pain. However, it can be

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How to Improve Your Balance By Increasing Your Core Strength

December 20th, 2019

The relationship between core strength and balance is something that has been widely discussed within the physical therapy field for several years. Your trunk contains multiple core muscles that work to prevent physically limiting conditions, such injuries, lower back pain, or balance and gait disorders. When your core is strong, it helps keep you upright

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Treat Your Back and Neck Pain with Our Advanced PT Methods

December 10th, 2019

Did you know that studies say approximately 90% of people will be plagued by back pain or neck pain at some point in their lives? While it is a common complaint, it can sometimes be difficult to determine where the pain is originating on your own. Sometimes pain in one area can travel to another

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Suffering from Sciatica Pains? Find Relief Today

November 20th, 2019

Lumbar radiculopathy, commonly referred to as sciatica, is a common condition that many people experience. It occurs as a result of irritation to the sciatic nerve, which is the largest nerve of the body. It stretches from the lumbar spine through the buttocks, and pain from irritation is typically felt in the lower back. However,

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Get Back to Your Daily Life Quicker with Pre-hab

November 10th, 2019

It is common knowledge that post-surgical rehabilitation is necessary following almost any surgical procedure. This rehab is performed after surgery as a way to enhance the recovery process and help patients regain their mobility. But did you know you can also participate in rehab treatments before your surgery? Pre-surgical rehabilitation commonly referred to as “pre-hab,”

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Return to Your Sport Quicker With Therapeutic Massage

October 20th, 2019

Any athlete knows the amount of dedication it takes to be successful. Whatever you may be preparing for – whether it’s a competition, big game, recital, marathon, or anything else along those lines – it’s no secret that the training is extensive. With any athletic feat, you have to train your muscles and tissues to

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5 Ways to Achieve Risk-Free Treatment With Physical Therapy

October 10th, 2019

If you have been suffering from chronic pain (defined as persistent pain lasting longer than three months), you are not alone. In fact, the American Academy of Pain Medicine states that there are at least 100 million Americans are living with chronic pain. Because such a large amount of the country lives with chronic pain,

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Walk Away From Hip and Knee Pain With Physical Therapy

September 20th, 2019

Your hips and knees are common areas of discomfort in the body. This pain can become worse as people age, due to the body’s natural “wear and tear” of cartilage. Hip and knee pain can also be caused by injury, overuse, or deeper underlying conditions (such as arthritis). In some severe cases, surgery may be

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Are Herniated Discs the Culprit of Your Back Pain?

September 10th, 2019

The spine is an extremely complex part of your body. It contains 24 bones, and 5 of those bones are located in your lower back. It also has a large number of nerves and intervertebral discs that help with movement. Unfortunately, it is sometimes possible for these discs to protrude (or “herniate”) through the cell

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How to Rid Yourself From Those Pesky Aches and Pains

August 20th, 2019

Do you feel achy and stiff when you wake up in the mornings, as if your entire body is being weighed down? It is normal to feel this way every now and then – perhaps you had a tough workout at the gym the day before, or perhaps you spent a large amount of the

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