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  • NO MORE OPIOIDS! Seek help from a physical therapist.

    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 […]

  • How to stay active when you have a desk job

    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 […]

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

    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 […]

  • Do you stretch before and after your workout? If not, you should start.

    Do you make time to go to the gym a few times per week? If so, you should commend yourself for your efforts. But at our physical therapy clinic, we notice an interesting trend with a lot of our active patients: they go to the gym regularly, but they largely neglect stretching and mobility work. […]

  • Is Joint Pain Making Simple Activities Seem Difficult? It’s Time to Seek Help.

    Do you have more trouble getting dressed or penning handwritten notes than you once did? Are you having trouble keeping up with basic demands of your job? Do you look for excuses to withdraw from some of your favorite activities simply because it hurts to move? Joint pain can turn even the most routine tasks […]

  • Do you have an upcoming surgery? 3 Reasons to attend post-surgical rehab for a better recovery.

    Facing surgery can be a little scary. Not only are you unsure how the operation itself will go, you may not be clear about what to expect once the anesthesia has worn off. Fortunately, our physical therapist can walk you through the precise recovery process for your surgery. Call today to schedule a consultation. In […]

  • The Role of Physical Therapy in Relieving Chronic Pain

    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 […]

  • Therapeutic Massage: How it Can Help You Get Back in the Game

    If you are an athlete, you know the amount of dedication that it takes. Whether you’re preparing for a marathon, competition, recital, or big game, the amount of training and preparation is extensive. You have to train your muscles and tissues to perform in the ways you want them to, which can ultimately lead to […]

  • 5 Ways Physical Therapy Can Help You Avoid Risky Treatment Methods

    Have you been suffering from chronic pain, or pain lasting longer than three months? If so, you are not alone. According to the American Academy of Pain Medicine, at least 100 million Americans are living with chronic pain. Because of this, there has been a larger and larger demand for prescription pain medications within recent […]

  • 6 Easy Ways to Improve Your Physical Health

    Do you experience tired, sore, or achy muscles throughout the day? Are you recovering from an injury or surgical procedure? Do you have a condition that brings pain to your bones or joints? Whatever the case may be, a physical therapist can create a personalized treatment program for you, to help increase your energy and […]