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Get Back to the Activities You Once Loved With Physical Therapy!

July 10th, 2020

Can’t Live Life on Your Own Terms? Turn to Physical Therapy for Help That oil painting you started way back when still awaits the finishing touches. You bought a guitar last year, but you can’t stand the thought of trying to play it. Your golf friends wonder if you’re ever going to join them for

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chronic joint pain

Chronic joint pain can be debilitating. Find out how physical therapy can help relieve your aches and pains.

June 20th, 2020

Chronic joint pain can last for weeks and even months. Joints are the structures that form the connections between the bones. Joints provide support and assist you in movement. There are many different conditions that can cause chronic joint pain, including bursitis, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, sprains and strains. Joint pain can occur in any part

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pain relief without medication

Physical Therapy can help you ditch the pain meds!

June 10th, 2020

Millions of individuals live with chronic pain. To cope with everything from back and joint pain to debilitating pain from accidents, many people have turned to pain medication. Whether prescription or over-the-counter, there are several drawbacks to relying on medication to relieve pain. Pain pills can sometimes interact with other medications, they can be addictive,

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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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