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  • 5 Ways Physiotherapy Can Help You Avoid Risky Treatment Methods

    Have you been suffering from chronic pain, or pain lasting longer than three months? If so, you are not alone. According to the American Academy of Pain Medicine, at least 100 million Americans are living with chronic pain. Because of this, there has been a larger and larger demand for prescription pain medications within recent […]

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  • Therapeutic Massage: How it Can Help You Get Back in the Game

    If you are an athlete, you know the amount of dedication that it takes. Whether you’re preparing for a marathon, competition, recital, or big game, the amount of training and preparation is extensive. You have to train your muscles and tissues to perform in the ways you want them to, which can ultimately lead to […]

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  • Herniated Discs: Could This be Causing Your Back Pain?

    Your spine is a complex part of the body. It is comprised of 24 bones, and 5 of them are located in the lower back. It is also comprised of numerous nerves and intervertebral discs. Sometimes, the jelly-like nucleus of these discs can “herniate,” or protrude, through the cell wall, if it is not strong […]

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  • Kick Knee and Hip Pain to the Curb with Physiotherapy

    The hips and knees are both very commonly reported areas of discomfort. This pain becomes exceptionally common as people age, due to the “wear and tear” of cartilage in the hips, knees, and lower back. However, people can also experience hip and knee pain from overuse, injury, or underlying conditions, such as arthritis. Some cases […]

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  • Say NO to Opioids and YES to Physiotherapy!

    We’re all aware of the opioid crisis plaguing the nation. It’s scary – it’s as if every time we turn on the news, we hear another story about the epidemic. In 2016 alone, opioid overdose claimed the lives of 116 people each day. Approximately 11.5 million people in the United States misused the painkilling drugs […]

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  • Everything You Need to Know About Your Sprains and Strains

    We’ve all been there – walking down the street, not paying attention, when suddenly your ankle slips off the curb. There’s immediate pain, but it’s difficult to determine if it’s an injury that will go away on its own with a little RICE (rest, ice, compression, elevation) treatment, or if a visit to the doctor […]

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  • Decrease Your Joint Pain and Increase Your Mobility With Physical Therapy

    As everyone ages, we may catch ourselves thinking the same thought: our joints simply aren’t what they used to be. Perhaps you are struggling with an injury that makes motion painful or perhaps you’re suffering from the age-related “wear and tear” of osteoarthritis. Whatever the case may be, one thing remains true: you can’t get […]

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  • Don’t Suffer From Arthritis Pain Any Longer – Find Relief With Physical Therapy

    Millions of individuals struggle with arthritis pain and stiffness. Many arthritis sufferers follow several steps each day just to relieve their relieve stiff and achy joints. Physical therapy can be part of an effective plan to ease your pain while also remaining active. Contact our office today to find out how a physical therapy program […]

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  • 5 Reasons Why Stretching Will Benefit Your Overall Health

    Stretching is an important part of physiotherapy, and many physiotherapists will include specific stretches into their sessions. Strength and endurance are both undeniably important; however, stretching is a crucial part of anyone’s exercise regimen, whether you are an athlete or someone coping with aches and pains. Stretching helps in increasing flexibility, which can alleviate pain […]

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  • How to Make Your Stress-Related Headaches Disappear

    Did you know that headaches are the third most common pain complaint throughout the world? They can impact your quality of life and make it difficult to function normally. Luckily, headache relief can be found through physiotherapy. Your trained physiotherapist will work with you to provide pain relief from headaches, in addition to any other […]

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