Health Blog Category: physicaltherapy
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
Break Free from the Restrictions of Chronic Back Pain
Is Chronic Back Pain Preventing You from Living Your Life to the Fullest? PT Can Help
Do you feel like you’ve been locked out of your life due to your chronic back pain? If so, you aren’t alone. Approximately 80 percent of Americans have experienced back pain or will experience it in the future.
The nagging, sometimes excruciating sensation of back pain can be caused by a variety of underlying conditions.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
The Critical Movement You’re Missing From Your Exercise Routine
Research Shows That Stretching Is Just as Important As Exercise
It is an unfortunate truth that Americans are not getting enough physical activity. Healthy adults should aim for at least 150 minutes of moderate physical activity per week.
If you are trying to become more active, preparing a regular exercise routine of your own is a great place to start. However, you mustn’t forget one of the most important parts of healthy exercise in your new routine: stretching!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
5 Fun Ways to Get Active
Improve Your Health and Wellness and Have Fun Doing It Through PT
Staying active can help you live longer while also improving the quality of your life
According to PT in Motion News, 80 percent of Americans don’t meet the physical activity guidelines established by the US Department of Health and Human Services on a regular basis. As you can see, it is difficult for many people to find the time or motivation to exercise.Read full blog