Category: Health

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3 Reasons It’s Important to Stay Active as You Age

August 20th, 2020

Want to Stay Healthy for Life? Start by Staying Active “You’re only as young as you feel,” or so the saying goes. It might be more accurate, however, to say that you’re only as young as your health permits. When you see elderly people shuffling along on walkers or refusing to leave their favorite chair,

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Chronic joint pain can be debilitating. Find out how physical therapy can help relieve your aches and pains.

August 10th, 2020

Chronic joint pain can last for weeks and even months. Joints are the structures that form the connections between the bones. Joints provide support and assist you in movement. There are many different conditions that can cause chronic joint pain, including bursitis, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, sprains and strains. Joint pain can occur in any part

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Pre and Post Surgical Rehab: What Is It, and Is It Really Important?

July 20th, 2020

Scheduling Surgery? Don’t Forget the Pre-Operative and Post-Operative Rehab Surgery might not be as much of a certainty in life as death or taxes, but many of us will undergo some kind of surgical procedure. If you will be scheduling major surgery in the near future, give serious thought to scheduling two other important tasks:

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Physical Therapy can help you ditch the pain meds!

July 10th, 2020

Millions of individuals live with chronic pain. To cope with everything from back and joint pain to debilitating pain from accidents, many people have turned to pain medication. Whether prescription or over-the-counter, there are several drawbacks to relying on medication to relieve pain. Pain pills can sometimes interact with other medications, they can be addictive,

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How proper nutrition can help with aches and pains.

June 8th, 2020

Many people know that good nutrition is the pathway to good health. But, many don’t realize that good nutrition can also help with those aches and pains. Combine good nutrition with physical therapy, and it’s a powerful duo. Nutrition and Physical Therapy “A systematic review and meta-analysis in the 2017 European Journal of Nutrition found

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4 Things To Do if You Wake Up Feeling Achy

March 20th, 2020

Why are you feeling so achy and stiff in the morning? Could it be an old, ill-suited mattress? An unsupportive pillow? A poor sleeping position? Do you have an underlying health condition like osteoarthritis? What about dehydration? Maybe it’s a combination of these issues, or maybe it’s something else entirely. Whatever the reason, a.m. stiffness

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5 Ways to Stay Active If You Sit at a Desk All Day

March 10th, 2020

One of the many benefits of physical therapy is that it helps show you how physical activity is medicine! Our physical therapy team strongly believes that the human body was meant to move, and when it doesn’t, things start to break down. Unfortunately, the modern environment isn’t great for promoting regular physical activity. Many of

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Can’t Stand Cardio? Complete Your Exercises with Ease with These 3 Secrets

February 20th, 2020

We all know that cardio takes time. In fact, one of the most common complaints we hear from patients who come to us for physical therapy exercises is that there simply isn’t enough time in their busy days to complete cardio workouts. Other times, whether there’s a time constraint or not, many people report a

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The 5 Most Important Reasons for Stretching

February 10th, 2020

The importance of stretching is something we learn at a young age. It helps to loosen up your muscles both before and after a workout to prevent them from becoming stiff. Stretching helps our bodies prepare for physical activity in order to stay safe and healthy while we exercise. Stretching is also a fundamental component

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Perform the Perfect Squat with PT Assistance

January 31st, 2020

Squats are very beneficial, and they are a great workout to add to your daily exercise routine. When people think of squats, they typically think of toning legs and glutes. However, squats can actually benefit many parts of the body in different ways. Strong legs are important for supporting the entire body, and runners can

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