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  • How Proper Posture Can Improve Your Back Pain

    Millions of people experience back pain. In fact, back pain is the most commonly reported area of discomfort across the United States. It is estimated that approximately 25 million Americans suffer from chronic pain, many of whom experience that pain in their back. According to one longitudinal study, 3% of all emergency room visits between ...

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  • 5 Ways to Achieve Risk-Free Treatment With Physical Therapy

    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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  • Return to Your Sport Quicker With Therapeutic Massage

    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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  • Are Herniated Discs the Culprit of Your Back Pain?

    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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  • Walk Away From Hip and Knee Pain With Physical Therapy

    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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  • Improve Your Overall Health With These 6 Physical Therapy Benefits

    Are your muscles sore, tired, or achy throughout the day? Have you been recovering from an injury or surgical procedure? Have you been diagnosed with a painful condition that affects your bones or joints? Any discomfort you may be in can be addressed through physical therapy treatments. A physical therapist is a movement expert who ...

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  • Treatment Without the Side Effects – A Safe and Natural Alternative to Painkilling Drugs

    Pain can seriously impede one’s quality of life. It can make day-to-day functions difficult to manage. However, pain can also act as the body’s natural way of sending you a message. Pain can sometimes be an indicator of an underlying condition you might not even know about. While medication can be successful in providing short-term ...

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  • 5 Ways Stretching Can Improve Your Overall Health

    One of the most important parts of a physical therapy treatment plan is stretching. A physical therapist will incorporate targeted stretches into each treatment plan they design, in order to target problem areas for their patients. While strength and endurance exercises are also incredibly important, stretching can be especially helpful in helping a patient manage ...

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  • Say Goodbye to Persistent Tension Headaches With Physical Therapy

    The third most common pain complaint across the world is the all-too-common headache. Headaches can impact your everyday life by making it difficult to function properly. We’ve all been there – showing up to work or class with a pounding headache that you can’t seem to shake. Fortunately, relief is just around the corner with ...

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  • The 7 Best Ways to Get Yourself Moving

    It is easy to turn physical activity into an all-or-nothing” attitude. We get it – you had a long day at work, you drove your kids all around town for their extracurricular activities, and on top of that, you still have to make dinner and prepare to do it all again in the morning. When ...

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