3 Reasons It’s Important to Stay Active as You Age

May 20th, 2020

Want to Stay Healthy for Life? Start by Staying Active “You’re only as young as you feel,” or so the saying goes. It might be more accurate, however, to say that you’re only as young as your health permits. When you see elderly people shuffling along on walkers or refusing to leave their favorite chair,

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Pre and Post Surgical Rehab: What Is It, and Is It Really Important?

May 10th, 2020

Scheduling Surgery? Don’t Forget the Pre-Operative and Post-Operative Rehab Surgery might not be as much of a certainty in life as death or taxes, but many of us will undergo some kind of surgical procedure. If you will be scheduling major surgery in the near future, give serious thought to scheduling two other important tasks:

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Back Exercises

Get Back to Comfort with These Back Exercises – All of Which You Can Do at Home!

April 10th, 2020

Are you feeling back pain after being quarantined to your home? You may be wondering, “Why is this? I’ve barely left the couch!” Well, therein lies the issue. The sedentary lifestyle that I’m sure many people have experienced since being quarantined to their homes can actually lead to more aches, pains, and discomfort than one

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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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Herniated Disc

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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Nutrition

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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5 Fun Activities

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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stress-related headaches

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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stretching

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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