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Neck Pain, Back Pain, Joint Pain: Why Physical Therapy Is Your Best Option For Treatment

22nd May , 2020

Physical therapy is an extremely beneficial kind of treatment that offers solutions to many of the most common types of pain. The problem? Most people don’t realize the benefits of physical therapy, or even know that the pain they’re experiencing can be alleviated by seeing a physical therapist! Read the list below. If you’re experiencing

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Going Hiking? Tips for Properly Fitting and Packing Your Backpack to Help Avoid Back Pain or Injury.

19th May , 2020

Now that it’s getting sunny outside and we’re all tired of being cooped up, it’s time to go backpacking! A poorly packed or fitted backpack can lead to back pain or other injury. The good thing is it can easily be prevented! Here are a few things you should consider when planning your trip that

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Are You Having Headaches Caused By Stress? Read This to Learn How Physical Therapy Can Help You!

15th May , 2020

Picture this: it’s almost five o’clock at the office, but you have a to-do list of twenty things, and the emails just keep popping up in your inbox. You know that even when you go home tonight, all you’ll be able to think about is how much work is waiting for you at your desk

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Your ankle hurts because your back doesn’t work…and vice versa

11th May , 2020

Imagine this: you have a long history of ankle pain. It’s hurt on and off ever since you sprained it in an intramural softball game during your sophomore year of college. You stretched a single into a double, your team won but … it’s just never quite been the same. And boy are you sick

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Managing Your Mental Health with Exercise During the Covid-19 Pandemic

3rd May , 2020

2020 — the year that has gone where no one ever could have imagined. Life as we knew it (and planned it) changed quickly as a result of COVID-19 (the novel Corona virus.) We are beings who thrive on consistency and we are currently living each day with a sense of uncertainty and unease. We

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Easy At Home Functional Trunk Training Exercises: Farmer’s Carry and Suitcase Carry

28th April , 2020

With gyms closed and home exercise equipment not readily available, you may be struggling to find ways to perform resistance training that provides enough progressive overload to build and maintain muscular strength. But worry not, there’s plenty of resistance training that you can do with things you already may have laying around the house. One

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Get Your Hip and Knee Joints Moving Again with These 5 At-Home Exercises

20th April , 2020

Are your hips and knees feeling stiff, achy, or even painful? Noticing more discomfort in your joints when standing up and moving around? If so, you’re not alone. This quarantine has taken a toll on many people’s bodies, as it has become much more difficult to maintain the same levels of physical activity at home.

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Get Back to Comfort with These Back Exercises – All of Which You Can Do at Home!

10th April , 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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Working from Home? Three Simple Tips for Preventing Neck and Low Back Pain

8th April , 2020

It feels like the world changed in an instant and we are all adjusting to the changes that come with fighting a global pandemic. You might find yourself working from home during the Stay at Home ordinance designed to flatten the curve and help stop the spread of COVID-19, the novel Coronavirus. Working from home

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Don’t Mask the Symptoms: Treat the Origin of the Issue with Physical Therapy

20th March , 2020

Looking for a Drug-Free Pain Solution? Look Into Physical Therapy Pain can be a helpful messenger, an alert that something in your body needs fixing ‒ but it can also be an agonizing annoyance that ruins your quality of life. To make matters worse, many pain problems are rooted in deep-set underlying conditions, often originating

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