It’s true that finding time to workout during the day can be difficult at times. You work for 8 hours a day, commute home, drive your kids to their activities, cook supper, get ready for bed…it feels like there aren’t enough hours in the day to get the physical activity you desire!
For many people, exercise appears to be an all-or-nothing proposition. Finding the time and energy to do so can be tough, but fortunately, there are a number of simple methods to include physical activity into your everyday routine without having to go to the gym or schedule a session.Read full blog
If you have sciatica, you’re probably already skimming this article looking for answers as to when or if you need to see a physical therapist for treatment. We’ll tell you now: physical therapy can help ease your pain and speed up the recovery process.
The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the body. It runs from the lower back to the legs and then down to the feet. Sciatica causes “shooting pains” down one side of the body, according to those who suffer from it.Read full blog
Arthritis is a common joint pain problem that can affect people of all ages. While there is no cure for arthritis, with physical therapy, you can learn how to manage your arthritis pain naturally.
For many people with chronic arthritis pain, prescription pain medications may seem like the only way to relieve pain.
However, our experienced physical therapist recommends completing a variety of targeted exercises to reduce inflammation, increase mobility, and relieve your arthritis pain.Read full blog
It is no secret that pregnancy takes quite the toll on your body. It is normal for expecting mothers to experience musculoskeletal aches and pains, especially in the abdomen and back. In fact, most expecting mothers experience back pain, usually during the second half of their pregnancy.
Fortunately, through prenatal massage, you can help relieve those undesirable aches and pains, so you can get back to comfortably doing what matters most – preparing for your new bundle of joy.Read full blog
If you’re an athlete, you’re well aware of the commitment required. It’s no secret that substantial training is required whether preparing for a major game, competition, concert, or marathon. As a result, you’re likely to hit a hurdle along the route owing to sore or stiff muscles.
Thankfully, therapeutic massage can assist. Massage therapy relieves discomfort and loosens tight areas, allowing you to recuperate faster and get back into the game.
Are you interested in learning more about how therapeutic massage might help you perform better?Read full blog
You know how limiting pain can be if you have been living with it for some time. Chronic pain is defined as pain that lasts three months or longer and it usually indicates the presence of an underlying illness that requires treatment.
While medicine can help to conceal discomfort in the short term, it will not provide long-term relief! Medication can also pose potential health threats as well, such as addiction and even death in some cases.Read full blog
If you live with constant pain and inflammation, you are not alone. There are many chronic conditions that can lead to pain and inflammation; however, much of what you’re feeling can be managed simply through diet.
Your body is fueled by what you eat, so when you eat a nutritious diet your body is able to recover much faster. If you’re looking for advice on how to improve your diet and relieve inflammation, look no further.Read full blog
Do you need to heal from a recent accident or surgery, but you’re having a hard time doing it alone? Have you noticed that your muscles are aching or sore throughout the day? Do you have a chronic illness that causes you to be in near-constant pain?
Physical therapy can help you enhance your health in any situation. While there are several advantages to physical therapy, the following are the top six ways it can improve your quality of life!Read full blog
Does this scenario seem familiar? You’re walking down the sidewalk, when suddenly – your ankle slips off the curb. You feel an immediate twinge of pain, but you’re unsure whether or not it requires a trip to the doctor.
It is true that many mild injuries can be treated with the R.I.C.E (rest, ice, compression, elevation) method; however, some injuries require the help of a medical professional.
It can be difficult to determine where your injury is, and it can also be difficult to determine if the injury you sustained is a sprain or a strain.Read full blog
Sick Of Depending On Opioids For Pain Relief? PT Can Provide a Safe, Natural, and Effective Solution
Opioids create dependency as they do not solve painful issues. This is a frightening time, but there is a solution.
As we all know, our country is dealing with an opioid crisis. Prescription medication addiction is expected to affect 11.5 million people in the United States. An opioid overdose claimed the lives of 116 individuals every day in 2016.
Physical therapy is a pain-relieving treatment that is natural, safe, and effective.Read full blog