Tips for COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

March 24th, 2020

We know everyone has been concerned about all the news regarding COVID-19, or Coronavirus. We wanted to take a minute to offer information about what we are doing, as well as some tips that you can consider for yourself. We are doing our best to minimize your risk for exposure to COVID-19 as well as

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So You’ve Been Having Back Pain… Could it be from a Herniated Disc?

March 20th, 2020

Has anyone ever told you they have a “slipped disc”? This term is actually a misnomer, since discs don’t really “slip” but either degenerate, bulge, or herniate. Fortunately, a physical therapist can treat all these issues! The latter condition, called a disc herniation, occurs when the outer layer of the disc tears. This allows the

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How Proper Nutrition Can Help with Aches and Pains.

March 10th, 2020

Many people know that good nutrition is the pathway to good health. But, many don’t realize that good nutrition can also help with those aches and pains. Combine good nutrition with physical therapy, and it’s a powerful duo. Contact Terry Physical Therapy to schedule an appointment today!  Nutrition and Physical Therapy “A systematic review and

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Opioid Consumption

Reduce Opioid Consumption and Feel Better with Physical Therapy

February 20th, 2020

Do you practice opioid consumption to manage your pain? Well, you’re not alone. Health care providers in the US write over 200 million prescriptions for opioid pain medication every year. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has even issued guidelines about this and urged safe nondrug alternatives, such as physical therapy. And a recent

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Why it’s Important to Get Active! Here are 5 Fun Activities for all Fitness Levels.

February 10th, 2020

Are you hobbling instead of walking these days? Do you fear that your active lifestyle is the thing of the past? Do your hips and knees simply refuse to do their jobs without causing you intense pain? If your quality of life has been drastically reduced by knee pain and/or hip pain, you may be

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Treat Stress- Related Headaches with Physical Therapy. Find Out How it Works.

January 20th, 2020

Got a busy life? Can’t find your keys? Did the dog just track in mud on the living room carpet? It’s these little things that add up and affect your ability to cope and can cause you to have a stress-related headache. The next time you have a stress-related headache, don’t reach for the aspirin.

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3 Reasons Not to Skip Stretching After Exercising

January 10th, 2020

Have you decided to skip stretching after exercise? After a good workout it may be tempting to just hit the couch and take it easy. Your workout, however, isn’t quite finished. A proper cool down is necessary and this would include different types of stretching. If you haven’t been stretching after a workout you may

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Always suffering from aches and pains in your joints? 3 Reasons to consider Physical Therapy!

December 20th, 2019

There’s something oddly satisfying about waking up the morning after a hard workout and feeling a dull ache in your muscles. But when that dull ache migrates to your joints and seems to happen every day, that satisfaction quickly turns to frustration. The answer is not to take anti-inflammatory medication or simply ignore the aches

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Say No to Opioids! 3 Ways Physical Therapy Can Naturally Relieve Pain

December 10th, 2019

If you’ve been struggling with a serious pain problems for a while, and you’ve gotten little to no relief from over-the-counter painkillers, your doctor may want to prescribe opioids to control that pain. But as tempting as it might be to numb yourself with these powerful drugs, you’re better off saying no to the offer.

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How Important is Physical Therapy Before and After Surgery?

November 16th, 2019

Are you getting ready to have surgery? If so, you should consider physical therapy before your surgery. Physical therapy prior to surgery helps with a speedy recovery and not only after surgery. Call Terry PT today to learn how our physical therapists can help you before and after your surgery. Causes For Surgery People may

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