Category: health and wellness

Physical Therapy

You Can Find Fast Relief WITHOUT Opioids! Try PT Today

October 20th, 2020

Did You Know You Could Relieve Your Pain Without Harmful Drugs? 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

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Workout

The Difference Between Overtraining and Under Recovered

October 10th, 2020

Are You Training Too Much or Has Your Body Not Completely Recovered Yet? In our last blog we talked about the importance of recovery time, or the time you take between workouts. As previously mentioned, recovery periods are an important part of working out, as they allow your muscles to rest, rebuild, and strengthen. It

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The Importance of Recovery

September 10th, 2020

The more you do is not always what the body needs. Recovery is the lost discipline. Athletes tend to believe that pushing the body to its limits is the best way to reach physical goals. While it is always important to have ambitions, recovery time should also play a crucial role in those ambitions. A

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Chronic Back Pain

Chronic Back Pain Doesn’t Have to Control Your Life

August 21st, 2020

Is Chronic Back Pain Slowing You Down? PT is the Answer Did you know that approximately 80 percent of Americans have experienced (or will experience) back pain? Do you feel as if your chronic back pain has locked you out of your own life? This nagging, excruciating symptom can stem from a variety of underlying

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Stay Active

How to Stay Active When You Have a Desk Job

July 10th, 2020

At Fusion Performance, we see hard-working patients who want to excel in their careers and provide for their families—but it’s hard to do that when dealing with an injury. Unfortunately, many people eventually realize that it’s the sedentary nature of their job that’s directly impacting their health and job performance. Everyone needs to move a

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Sports Physical Therapist

What Is A Sports Physical Therapist?

June 20th, 2020

Did You Know Physical Therapy Could Help Improve Your Sports Performance? Sports physical therapy is an ever-growing field of focus. In fact, according to the International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, “The specialty niche of sports physical therapy has grown at a significant rate over the past 40 years.” So, what does a sports physical

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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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