Health Blog Category: Physical Therapy
Why Getting Treated Often is Important
What’s so bad about longevity? Consistency, sustainability and longevity are concepts we praise in any other category except health. In fact, many tie Lebron James’s accomplishments and statistics to “Longevity” and refuse to attribute them to the GOAT argument. But because of said Longevity the argument continues and we are all here for it!Read full blog
Are You An Athlete Living With Hip, Knee, and Leg Pain?
Your hips, knees, and lower legs are tough because they have to be for your game! However, we’re all still human, and unfortunately, injuries do happen.
The hips and knees are your largest joints, supporting your body’s weight. They work in close coordination, giving us the mobility we need. Conditions such as arthritis, aging, and sports injuries can all cause problems, and before you know it, pain symptoms can flare up.
If you’re experiencing hip, knee, or leg pain, call Midland Sports Rehab and Freeland Sports Rehab to schedule a closer look.Read full blog
Are You Wearing the Proper Footwear During Squats?
Those of us concerned about maintaining a high level of fitness, from weekend warriors to professional athletes, rely on a solid set of core muscles to stabilize the body and allow us to perform at our best. Athletes are attempting to enhance their form to complete this essential activity better.
One of the essential workouts for core strength is the squat! According to renowned strength coach Mark Rippetoe, the squat is an exercise that stimulates those core muscles.Read full blog
Welcome to a More Comfortable Life: Lessen Your Hip and Knee Pain With Physical Therapy
The Natural, Long-Lasting Solution to Chronic Pain
As two of the largest joints in the human body, your hips and knees play a huge role in supporting your body’s weight and guaranteeing mobility. However, as many Americans know, pain in the hips and knees is remarkably common.
In fact, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control, 50% of all adults reporting joint pain have issues with their knees and hips.Read full blog
Achy Joints Can be a Thing of the Past with Physical Therapy
Pain Relief is Right Around the Corner!
Do you wake up feeling rigid and aching in the morning? You may think, “Did I sleep wrong on my neck? Do I have to upgrade my mattress? ” It’s only natural for us to feel a little off from time to time when our day begins! However, if you notice that you are regularly waking up in pain, it may be time to go to a physical therapist.Read full blog
Rely On the Pain-Relieving Properties of Physical Therapy- Before and After Surgery
Are You Looking to Improve the Results of Your Surgery? “Prehab” PT Can Help
Practicing with a physical therapist before your operation– sometimes referred to as “prehab,” — can help you mentally and physically prepare your body for the stress of undergoing a major surgery, and is a very wise decision for your health.
Most people know that physical therapy is commonly used as a tool for rehabilitation after surgery or major strain to the body.Read full blog
3 Ways Physical Therapy Can Provide Pain Relief- Without the Use of Opioids
Have You Been Looking for a Drug-Free, Natural Solution to Chronic Pain?
Do you feel anxious or unnerved by the idea of relying solely on drugs for pain management for the foreseeable future? If so, those worries and fears are completely valid, especially if the drugs in question are opioids. After trying NSAIDs or steroids without feeling relief, many individuals with chronic pain can feel that they have no choice but to turn to more powerful opioids.Read full blog
Have You Heard of Pre-Hab? Chances Are, You Could Benefit!
Everything You Need to Know About Pre-Hab
It’s no secret that undergoing physical therapy after an injury or surgery will help you heal faster. But what if there was a way to avoid injury and prevent surgical intervention in the first place? Pre-hab or preventive rehabilitation allows patients to heal better following surgery, speed up the healing process and, in many cases, avoid injury in the first place. Contact our office today to meet with a physical therapist.Read full blog
Are You Waking up in Pain? Your Mattress Might Be the Reason Why
Your Sleeping Situation Impacts Your Health More Than You Might Think
Imagine gently waking up after 8 hours of sleep. You should feel rested and ready to start your day, right? But when you move to sit up you are suddenly struck with an intense backache.
Pain in your shoulders and neck quickly follows as you move and is soon accompanied by a dull ache in your hips and legs when you stand.Read full blog
Ditch the Drugs Today and Say Yes to Physical Therapy Instead!
Living with Pain? Medication Isn’t Always the Answer!
It seems like every time you turn on the tv, there’s another report about the opioid crisis in the country. There’s a legitimate reason to panic. In 2016 alone, 116 people died every day from overdoses of opioid-related medications. About 11,5 million Americans used prescription painkillers in some way, losing an estimated $504 million in economic costs.
Some researchers also feel that many people who would otherwise be willing to work are sidelined because a drug test would fail.Read full blog