Health Blog Category: PT
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
Finally, Stop Experiencing Stress-Induced Headaches
If You’ve Been Dealing with Painful, Stress-Related Headaches Physical Therapy Can Help!
People who experience stress or tension headaches often describe the pain as a dullness, tightness, or a feeling of pressure around the forehead and neck. If this type of discomfort, often described as a clamp squeezing the skull sounds familiar, keep reading.
While reducing your stress level can often reduce the severity of your stress-related headaches, achieving that can be easier said than done.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