6 Benefits of Stretching Before and After Your Workout

6 Benefits of Stretching Before and After Your Workout

Do you work out regularly? Working out on a regular basis is a great way to improve and maintain good health. It is critical to make sure you have a good stretching routine in place, however. If you’re not stretching before and after your workout, however, you’re not really taking advantage of a complete workout […]

6 Things In Your Diet That May Be Causing You Pain

6 Things In Your Diet That May Be Causing You Pain

We are what we eat, plain and simple. There’s no argument about it! Some people eat to live, others live to eat – and still others are feeding their chronic aches and pains without even realizing it. If your pain issues have gotten steadily worse, maybe you need to look at your nutritional choices. What […]

Finally Find Relief for Those Stress-Related Headaches

Stress-Related Headaches

Looking to Rid Yourself of Stress-Related Headaches? We Can Help! There is nothing worse than that feeling of having your head in a clamp. Whether the pain starts in your neck, the back of your head or front and center behind your eyes, stress headaches can derail your entire day. While reducing your stress level […]

Living With Achy and Painful Joints? Here are 3 Ways PT Can Help

Did You Know You Could Live Pain-Free with PT? Do you have chronic pain? If so, you’re in the company of at least 20% of the United States population, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). At SportsCare Physical Therapy, we work with people every day who are dealing with the physical […]

Understanding the Importance of Getting Active

Stay Active

Looking to Increase Your Physical Activity? PT Can Help! Maintaining a high level of physical activity can possibly lengthen your life as well as improve the overall quality. According to PT in Motion News, 80 percent of Americans aren’t meeting physical activity guidelines set forth by the US Department of Health and Human Services. Finding […]

Reduce Opioid Consumption and Feel Better with Physical Therapy

Opioid

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 […]

Waking Up Achy? It May Be Time to Say Goodbye to Your Mattress

Achy

Did You Know You Could Relieve Your Aches and Pains by Changing Your Sleeping Situation? Imagine waking up, fully rested after 8 hours of sleep. As you gently awake, you move to sit up… only to be hit with an ache in your back. The aches in your shoulders and neck quickly follow as you […]

Do you stretch before and after your workout? If not, you should start.

Stretch

Working out on a regular basis is a great way to improve and maintain good health. If you’re not stretching before and after your workout, however, you’re not really taking advantage of a complete workout routine. There are several specific benefits of stretching both before and after a workout. Benefits of Stretching Before a Workout […]