pain medication

Kick The Pain Medication With Natural Pain Relief

September 20th, 2020

Say Goodbye To Expensive Over-The-Counter Medicine, and Hello To Physical Therapy! The society that we live in today is highly medicated. Go into any grocery store or pharmacy and you’ll notice tons of over-the-counter pain medications. Doctors also consistently prescribe heavier pain relievers as well, including the opioids that have become increasingly abused over the

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ankle pain

Physical Therapy Can Help Ankle Pains, Strains, & Sprains

September 10th, 2020

Everything You Need To Know To Get Up & Moving Again If you are experiencing ankle pain that just won’t go away, there is a large chance you’ve suffered from a strain or sprain! People often use these two words interchangeably, however, there is a difference between them. A strain is the tearing or overstretching

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medication

Don’t spend the rest of your life taking medicine to control the pain. Talk to your doctor about physical therapy!

August 20th, 2020

Our bodies are amazing machines. Not only do they have the ability to heal and repair themselves, they can adapt to nearly any situation. That includes the types of things we put into them. Temporarily taking medicine to control your pain as you recover from an injury or surgery can be a viable part of

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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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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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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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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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aches and pains

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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