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Balance

How to Improve Your Balance By Increasing Your Core Strength

May 18th, 2020

The relationship between core strength and balance is something that has been widely discussed within the field for several years. Your trunk contains multiple core muscles that work to prevent physically limiting conditions, such injuries, lower back pain, or balance and gait disorders. When your core is strong, it helps keep you upright and decreases

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Staying Healthy

5 Secrets to Staying Healthy and Boosting Your Immune System While Stuck at Home

May 4th, 2020

While there is no foolproof defense to prevent this icky virus (I can’t even type the name of it anymore!), there are benefits to having a healthy immune system. Here are some of our top tips for staying healthy and boosting your immune system while you’re stuck at home: 1. Maintain a healthy diet: Get

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Back and Neck Pain

Treat Your Back and Neck Pain with Our Advanced PT Methods

April 20th, 2020

Did you know that studies say approximately 90% of people will be plagued by back or neck pain at some point in their lives? While it is a common complaint, it can sometimes be difficult to determine where the pain is originating on your own. Sometimes pain in one area can travel to another part

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Physical Therapy

Relieving Your Pain the Natural Way – Physical Therapy as the Safer Relief Alternative

April 6th, 2020

It is no secret that the United States is a country with very high levels of medication. With countless over-the-counter drugs for pain management, it can seem simple to turn to drugs for pain relief. It is also a common practice for physicians to prescribe heavier pain relievers, such as the opioids that have resulted

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Nutritional Fuels

Reducing Inflammation with the Right Nutritional Fuels

March 20th, 2020

Does your daily life revolve around chronic pain or inflammation? While this is a common everyday roadblock that many people experience, there are actually some simple ways to avoid it. It is no secret that exercise is a crucial part of any physical therapy regimen, but fueling your body with nutritional meals also plays an

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Arthritic Pains

Arthritic Pains Wearing You Down? Try Physical Therapy

March 10th, 2020

If you are living with arthritis, you’re not alone. In fact, there are over 100 different types of arthritis that people are diagnosed with. If you are living with painful, achy, or weak joints, you may be experiencing the symptoms of arthritis. The most common demographic to be diagnosed with arthritis is the elderly; however,

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Sprains and Strains

Do You Know The Difference Between Sprains and Strains?

February 20th, 2020

We’ve all been there – walking down the street, not paying attention when suddenly your ankle slips off the curb. There’s immediate pain, but it’s difficult to determine if it’s an injury that will go away on its own with a little RICE (rest, ice, compression, elevation) treatment, or if a visit to the doctor

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Stretching

5 Reasons Why Stretching Will Benefit Your Overall Health

February 10th, 2020

Stretching is an important part of physical therapy, and many physical therapists will include specific stretches into their sessions. Strength and endurance are both undeniably important; however, stretching is a crucial part of anyone’s exercise regimen, whether you are an athlete or someone coping with aches and pains. Stretching helps in increasing flexibility, which can

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Core Strength

Balance Yourself By Improving Your Core Strength With Physical Therapy Treatments

January 15th, 2020

One of the most effective and powerful aspects of physical therapy is core strength training. The set of muscles that make up your core also work to anchor your center of gravity. This helps maintain your balance, both when you’re moving and when you’re standing still.  Through physical therapy treatments, you can strengthen your core

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Back and Neck Pain

The 5 Best Ways Physical Therapy Can Treat Your Back and Neck Pain

January 5th, 2020

There are a variety of reasons why you may be experiencing back pain or neck pain. For example, any changes in the spine’s anatomy can lead to back pain, such as lumbar disc herniation, lumbar degenerative disc disease, sacroiliac joint dysfunction, or osteoarthritis. The most common cause of neck pain is due to muscle strains.

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