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29 Jul, 2020

3 Common Knee Problems We See

If  you are concerned that you might have or have been recently diagnosed with one of these issues, consider a visit to Physical Therapy! We can make sure that you are appropriate for therapy and walk you through the process of improving your wellness and decreasing pain. Patellar pain: This refers to pain behind or

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18 Jun, 2020

Back Pain and Where it Came From

Most of us will experience some form of back pain at some point in their life.  Back pain can be debilitating and can make simple everyday activities and movements seem impossible and painful. So where did this pain come from?  Where Back Pain Comes From: Muscle strains Joint or disc issues (joint deterioration, disc herniation)

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26 Dec, 2019

Eliminating Back Discomfort

Being plagued by the inability to sleep, experiencing stiffness, or having difficulty with activities that we love, are often indicators of back issues. Often back pain is a signal of issues up and down the chain. Your spine connects your upper body and your lower body so it is important that we seek out the

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22 Oct, 2019

End the Vicious Cycle of Back Pain

Back discomfort can be debilitating for anyone experiencing it.  Living with back pain often means being plagued by the inability to sleep, stiffness, and difficulty doing activities we love.  This discomfort and pain impacts our ability to  run, rock climb or hike, garden, walk the dog or play with our grandchildren. Back pain is something

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20 Sep, 2019

How to Rid Yourself From Those Pesky Aches and Pains

Do you feel aches and stiffness when you wake up in the mornings, as if your entire body is being weighed down? It is normal to feel this way every now and then – perhaps you had a tough workout at the gym the day before, or perhaps you spent a large amount of the

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29 Aug, 2019

Neck Disrupting Driving and Sleeping Schedules…

Neck problems are becoming more common due our sedentary lifestyles. How often do you use computers and phones throughout the day? Now think about your posture whenever you use these devices. Chances are, there’s probably room for improvement there. Posture plays a large role in maintaining our neck health and good posture limits our chance

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13 Aug, 2019

Arthritis Making it Hard to Move…

The change in weather brings some less pleasant symptoms like joint stiffness, pain and inflammation. Arthritis symptoms can increase with changes in weather. But there are ways you can manage the pain and also increase your activity level. You’ve probably heard the word ‘osteoarthritis’ but what exactly does it mean and what are the symptoms?

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13 Aug, 2019

Stretching Can Help Avoid Injury

Have you ever gotten up after sitting in a movie theater for a couple of hours and felt really stiff?  Whenever you are stuck in the same position for a long period of time it is pretty common for the muscles around your joints to get tight and stiff.  If it goes away relatively quickly,

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6 Aug, 2019

Muscles Spasms and Low Back Pain

Most people have probably experienced lower back pain at some point in their lives. In fact, lower back pain is very prevalent in our society and can greatly limit our ability to bend over to empty the dishwasher, tie our shoes, sit at our desk at work or stand in line at the grocery store.

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24 Jul, 2019

Are Your Hips Making Everyday Life Hard?

You may have experienced stiffness in or around your hips or even your lower back. These issues create difficulty moving the joint and cause generalized weakness in the affected leg. Having pain or stiffness in your hip can cause difficulty with the following functional activities: Walking Going up and down stairs Squatting Standing up from

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