5 Ways to Stay Active While Working a Desk Job

5 Ways to Stay Active While Working a Desk Job

Everyone needs to move during the day. Movement keeps our bodies healthy and our muscles strong. If you sit for the majority of your workday, it’s essential to find a way to get moving more frequently. Regular movement will help mitigate the risks associated with excessive sedentary behavior (like back pain, obesity, and even heart […]

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 […]

We All Know Exercise is Important – But So Is Stretching!

Exercise

Did You Know Stretching is Just as Important as Exercise? There’s no doubt about it: Americans aren’t getting enough physical activity. Healthy adults should be making a point of getting at least 150 minutes of moderate physical activity every week. If you already know that you need to be more active, you may be preparing […]

Physical Therapy Is Important – Both Before and After Surgery

Physical Therapy Is Important - Both Before and After Surgery

Did You Know You Can Benefit From PT Not Only After Surgery – But Before? It’s a wise idea to work with a physical therapist both before and after surgery. Working with a physical therapist prior to your operation — sometimes referred to as “prehab” – can help you to prepare emotionally and physically for […]

What’s Causing Your Back Pain? How to Tell If It’s From a Herniated Disc

Back Pain

Is a Herniated Disc the Root of Your Back Pain? 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. Strange neck pains, back pains, or extremity symptoms can indicate a variety of potential […]