aches and pain

Is Your Discomfort Caused by a Strain or a Sprain?

January 6th, 2020

It’s a scenario that’s all too common to many of us: walking down the street, not paying attention, when suddenly – your ankle slips off the curb. You feel immediate pain but can’t tell if you should seek medical attention or not. Some injuries can go away on their own with a little RICE (rest,

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5 Ways Physical Therapy Can Help Your Back and Neck Pain

December 20th, 2019

There are several reasons why back and neck pain may occur. For example, any changes in the spine’s anatomy can lead to back pain, such as osteoarthritis, lumbar disc herniation, lumbar degenerative disc disease, or sacroiliac joint dysfunction. One of the most common causes of neck pain is muscle strain. This can develop from various

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Balance Yourself By Improving Your Core Strength

December 10th, 2019

Improving your core strength is a powerful and effective benefit that physical therapy offers. The core is comprised of a set of muscles that anchor your center of gravity and allow you to constantly maintain balance, whether you are moving or standing still. Core strength training with physical therapy can help you improve your balance

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Shoulder Pain

Looking for a Natural and Easy Solution to Shoulder Pain? Try Physical Therapy

November 20th, 2019

Your shoulders are your most flexible and movable joints. They have a complex make-up, consisting of several tendons, muscles, and bones. The majority of your daily tasks involve the use of your shoulders, as they provide you with an extraordinary amount of mobility. While the complexity of your shoulders allows you to complete countless tasks,

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Back Pain

How Proper Posture Can Improve Your Back Pain

November 10th, 2019

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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