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 […]

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 […]

Reduce Your Aches and Pains with the Help of a Nutritional Diet

Nutritional Diet

If you work with a physical therapist to help manage a chronic pain condition, you will probably receive some nutritional advice as part of the process. Physical therapists are not nutritionists, but providing nutritional advice to patients is well within the scope of a physical therapist’s duties. For some chronic conditions, dietary changes can make […]

You Can Find Fast Relief WITHOUT Opioids! Try PT Today

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 […]

Chronic Back Pain Doesn’t Have to Control Your Life

Chronic Back Pain

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 […]

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 […]

Addressing chronic back pain: 5 Tips to help you feel better faster

Chronic back pain

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, around 1 in 5 people have chronic pain. If you experience pain and discomfort on a daily basis, we encourage you to consult with a physical therapist who can work with you to address the symptoms and causes of your pain and help you gain better […]