Category: Physical Therapist

How to protect your joints while you exercise

Keep Your Joints Safe While Exercising with These 3 Helpful Tips

December 20th, 2019

There is no doubt that exercise is important, but it can definitely take a toll on your joints. The US Department of Health and Human Services recommends at least 150 minutes of moderate aerobic exercise every week, or 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic exercise. It can be difficult to determine how to keep your joints

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Give Yourself a Proper Recovery Period with These Simple Tips

December 10th, 2019

A recovery period is the amount of time you take between workouts. This period of time is when the benefits of your physical activity take place in your body. Without a recovery period, your muscles won’t be able to build, repair, and strengthen in the ways you want them to. While exercise is undoubtedly important,

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Get Back on Your Feet with Relief for Your Hip and Knee Pain

November 10th, 2019

If you suffer from hip or knee pain, you are in good company – many people experience hip or knee pain at some point in their lives. The hips and knees are the largest joints in your body, providing mobility and supporting your body’s weight. They serve important purposes, but it is also easy for

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Is a Herniated Disc the Reason for Your Back Pain?

September 20th, 2019

Back pain is the most commonly reported area of pain across the nation. Your spine works hard throughout the day and sometimes even small movements can result in pain if there are underlying issues occurring. Your spine is comprised of 26 bones, all cushioned by gel-like discs. These discs provide flexibility to the spine, but

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Don’t Wear Yourself Out! Tips for a Proper Recovery Period

August 12th, 2019

A recovery period is the amount of time you take between workouts. This period of time is when the benefits of your physical activity take place in your body. Without a recovery period, your muscles won’t be able to build, repair, and strengthen in the ways you want them to. While exercise is undoubtedly important,

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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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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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