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 […]

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 […]