Health Blog

Trouble With Chronic Headaches? Here’s How Physical Therapy Can Help.

May 20th, 2021

Do you find yourself plagued by headaches in the morning, at noon, and night? Have you noticed that emotional or physical stress seem to trigger your headaches? If you’re nodding yes, know that you’re not alone. You’re one of the many Americans suffering from stress-related or “tension” headaches. Headaches affect 47% of the global population

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Find Pain Relief From Arthritis Without Using Medication

May 10th, 2021

Arthritis can come from pain in the ankles, knees, hands, elbows, or hips, and it can affect just about anyone! Sometimes it’s a pop in your knee as you descend a flight of stairs, or a painful crack in your fingers when you try to open a jar. No matter what pain symptom it may

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Living in Constant Pain

Living in Constant Pain? Here Are 9 Ways Changing Up Your Diet Can Help!

April 20th, 2021

Have you been living with constant chronic pain? If so, the pain might have become unbearable. Pain and inflammation are two health issues that affect much of the population in America. According to the National Institutes of Health, one in four Americans suffer from pain lasting longer than 24 hours. Thankfully, there are ways for

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Looking For a New Treatment Method

Looking For a New Treatment Method for All of Your Aches and Pains? Try Physical Therapy.

April 10th, 2021

It’s no secret that the older we get, the more our bodies experience random aches and pains. A long, tough day at work, an evening spent rough-housing outside with the kids, an unexpected injury — any one of these could cause random pains that never seem to leave you alone! As we age, our bodies

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Arthritis

How Physical Therapy Can Help Relieve Your Arthritis Pain (Without Opioids!)

March 20th, 2021

Arthritis pain is one of the most frustrating types of pain. It is chronic, it is intense, and it can interfere with just about everything that you like to do throughout the day, from reducing your grip strength to making it difficult to shift between sitting and standing. There are many different types of medications

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Nutrition

How Nutrition Can Decrease Inflammation and Pain

March 10th, 2021

When people say they want to improve their diet, their inspiration is often to lose weight, avoid an allergy, gain muscle, improve their skin, or increase their athletic performance. What we don’t hear quite as often is, “I want to improve my diet in order to alleviate my chronic pain.” The truth is, making some

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Chronic back pain

A Physical Therapist’s Perspective on Chronic Back Pain

February 20th, 2021

Out of all the conditions we diagnose and treat at our physical therapy clinic, chronic low back pain is one of the most common. We spend a lot of time educating our patients and their loved ones about this broad health condition—including why it happens and how to avoid it. Because here’s the thing a

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Symptoms

If You’re Experiencing These 5 Symptoms, Consider Physical Therapy

February 10th, 2021

You may think of physical therapy as something for athletes in training or those who are struggling to recover after a serious accident. While physical therapy is used for both of these types of things, there are so many more conditions that physical therapy can treat. If you’re experiencing any of the following symptoms, you

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5 Activities To Lead a More Active Lifestyle

5 Activities To Lead a More Active Lifestyle

January 20th, 2021

To stay as healthy as possible it’s important to lead an active lifestyle. Becoming more active isn’t difficult. It’s just a matter of finding activities you enjoy that you can take part in on a regular basis. Call Motion Works Physical Therapy to find out how a physical therapy program can help you maintain maximum

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Physical Therapy Can Alleviate Your Stress Related Headaches

Physical Therapy Can Alleviate Your Stress-Related Headaches

January 10th, 2021

Whether you know it as a stress headache or a tension headache, that vise-like feeling along your forehead can be excruciating. In fact, it just may have you gobbling prescription and OTC medications like candy. But if you’re suffering from frequent bouts of these stress headaches, overdoing it on meds can lead to rebound headaches

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