Category: Physical Therapy

Finally, Relieve Those Aches in Your Back with Physiotherapy

August 20th, 2020

Find the Answer to Your Back Pains Today! When back pain is not temporary, however, it becomes a major quality of life issue. The American Physical Therapy Association states that back pain is the most commonly experienced form of pain for Americans. Taking a proactive approach like working with a physiotherapist can help you find

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Is the pain in your back caused by a herniated disc? Here’s how to know.

July 20th, 2020

A herniated disc refers to an issue with one of the rubbery cushions that are in between the vertebrae. A spinal disc has a soft jellylike interior with a tougher exterior. Symptoms of a Herniated Disc While most herniated discs occur in the lower back, they also can occur in the cervical area. Symptoms are

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Reduce Opioid Consumption and Feel Better with Physical Therapy

July 10th, 2020

Long-term opioid consumption is not a good strategy for managing chronic pain. In addition to the risk of addiction, opioids simply alleviate the symptoms (pain) of a larger problem. For very real, measurable improvement over chronic pain, physical therapy has been proven to be a much better option than opioids or other pharmaceutical painkillers. If

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Looking to Improve Your Health, Strength, and Physical Activity? Look No Further

June 22nd, 2020

Everyone strives for a healthy, strong, and active lifestyle. However, the reality is that this type of lifestyle is not always easy to achieve, especially for those suffering from chronic pain. Fortunately, physical therapy is a great resource for helping you alleviate your pain and reach your fitness goals. If you’re looking to achieve a

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5 Surefire Ways to Increase Your Energy While Decreasing Your Pain

June 8th, 2020

If you live with pain, you know how limiting it can be. Fortunately, there are some simple lifestyle changes you can make in order to decrease your pain while simultaneously increasing your energy. When you do these in addition to your physical therapy treatments, you can help recover from your pain and reach the physical

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The Top 5 Benefits of Physiotherapy Treatments for Back and Neck Pain

March 24th, 2020

Back and neck pain can have several underlying causes. For example, any changes in the spine’s anatomy can lead to back pain, such as lumbar degenerative disc disease, lumbar disc herniation, sacroiliac joint dysfunction, or osteoarthritis. Lumbar degenerative disc disease occurs when the spinal discs experience “wear and tear,” typically due to aging. When the

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Find Better Balance By Strengthening Your Core with Physiotherapy

February 20th, 2020

Core strength training is a powerful and effective part of physiotherapy. Your core is comprised of a set of muscles that anchor your center of gravity. This allows you to maintain your constant balance, whether you are moving or standing still. By strengthening your core with physiotherapy treatments, you can improve your balance and correct

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The 5 Simple Steps to Relieving Pain and Increasing Energy

January 21st, 2020

Pain can be extremely limiting, as it can hold you back from many of the physical activities you’d like to do. However, there are luckily some quick and effective ways to relieve your pain and increase your energy, so you can get back to doing the physical activities you love. By incorporating physiotherapy into your

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3 Indicators That Your Sciatica May Require Physiotherapy Intervention

December 26th, 2019

Your sciatic nerves run from your lower back down your legs. People who suffer from sciatica typically describe a “shooting pain” sensation on one side of their body. While this condition does not always require medical treatment, physiotherapy can help ease your pain and lessen some of your other uncomfortable symptoms. So, how do you

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Ditching the Drugs: Long-Lasting Pain Relief Without Medication

November 10th, 2019

It is no secret that pain is an annoyance that can sometimes hinder your quality of life. However, it can also be your body’s way of sending you a message. Sometimes pain can be a result of an underlying condition that you might not even know about. Medication can be used to provide short-term relief,

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