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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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Is Back Surgery The Best Option For You? Consider These Things First.

Is Back Surgery The Best Option For You? Consider These Things First.

December 20th, 2020

Do you have a chronic pain issue related to your spine? Maybe you have a stiff achy back, or shooting pain and numbness in one or both legs. Perhaps your back pain and associated symptoms are so involved that it’s a struggle to get through a day at work, sleep through the night, or take

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Why Stretching Is A Critical Part Of Your Physical Therapy Treatment

Why Stretching Is A Critical Part Of Your Physical Therapy Treatment

December 10th, 2020

Do you stretch regularly? If you don’t, you could be increasing your risk of an injury in the future. Because chances are, you have at least some joints or areas in your body that are not as flexible and mobile as they could be. But what happens if you’re not sure where your specific mobility

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Physical Therapy Could Be The Solution To Your Joint Pain

Physical Therapy Could Be The Solution To Your Joint Pain

November 20th, 2020

Do you experience joint pain and discomfort on most or all days of the week? Is a stiff and painful joint making you functionally limited and unsafe? Have you had to stop doing the things you enjoy, or even struggle to take care of your basic daily needs, simply because your joint pain is too

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