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How Does Nutrition Help Relieve Pain and Inflammation?

May 20th, 2019

Are you living with chronic pain or inflammation? If so, there may be a simple solution for you: changing your eating habits. Proper nutrition can play an important role in managing your discomfort. Many people live with chronic pains every day, unaware that simply eating the right foods can actually help them find relief. Maintaining

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How Physical Therapy can Put an End to Nagging Headaches

May 10th, 2019

The minute you feel that familiar pain and pressure coming on, you know you’re in for a bad time. Headaches are regrettable commonplace in today’s world, with 80 to 90 percent of Americans enduring a tension headache at some point or other. But while some headaches are caused by biochemical imbalances, hypertension, tumors or other causes, many of them are the direct result of musculoskeletal problems.

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Physical Therapy Programs for Children

April 30th, 2019

Injuries can happen to any of us at any time and this can include our children. While most people think of physical therapy as being something for older people who have surgery, or adult athletes who have been injured, children can have great results from seeing us here at Motion Works Physical Therapy.   Doctors

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Ached by Lower Back Pain? Stand up Straighter with Physical Therapy

April 20th, 2019

Lower back pain is a sensation all too familiar to millions of people. This ache can hinder many aspects of your life: working, spending time with friends and family, partaking in the activities you enjoy, and even just relaxing. If lower back pain is plaguing your everyday life, it is important that you find relief as soon as you can.

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Our Patient Experiences at Motion Works Physical Therapy

March 29th, 2019

As a patient-focused physical therapy clinic, our greatest pride is when someone that has come to us in pain or is recovering from surgery heals and improves and is able to get back to their lives once more! We have experience working with clients who have a variety of surgeries-total hip replacement, knee surgery, back

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Achilles Tendinopathy: PT Can Help

March 15th, 2019

The Achilles tendon is a thick band of tissue that runs along the back of the lower leg and connects the calf muscle to the heel.  It is highly active any time you walk, run, or jump and this high level of stress leaves it vulnerable to injury.  Achilles tendinopathy is any irritation of the Achilles tendon

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Physical Therapy for Post-Concussion Syndrome

January 31st, 2019

Concussions receive a lot of attention in the media these days.  It seems like every week you hear about an NFL player that is out on concussion protocol. Everyone seems to know a young athlete that isn’t playing their sport because of a concussion.  The CDC estimates that 1.6 million to 3.8 million people will experience a

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Mike Wezel: Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists

December 7th, 2018

Almost every day, I answer a lot of questions here at Motion Works Physical Therapy.  Why is my knee hurting? How long will it take for my foot pain to go away? Have you seen this type of back pain before?  Do you take my insurance? Another common question I get from patients is: What

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Proper Snow Shoveling Techniques

November 30th, 2018

Another New England winter is almost here and the first snowstorm of the season has already come and gone. Most of us head outside to clear the snow and unfortunately, shoveling snow is one of the most common causes of low back pain in the winter months.  Implementing proper body mechanics for snow shoveling can

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Motion Works Patient of the Month: Andy

November 2nd, 2018

Motion Works Physical Therapy introduces our Patient of the Month, Andy. Andy is a firefighter who hurt his knee while carrying a patient on a stretcher down the stairs. Even after preoperative therapy, he had knee pain and was unable to return to work. The surgery that Andy had is called a meniscectomy. This is surgical removal

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