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Sprains and Strains

Do You Know The Difference Between Sprains and Strains?

February 20th, 2020

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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sciatica

Does Your Sciatica Need Physical Therapy Intervention? These 3 Reasons Will Tell You It Might

February 10th, 2020

Your sciatic nerves run from your lower back down your legs. People who suffer from sciatica typically describe a “shooting pain” sensation on one side of their body.  While this condition does not always require medical treatment, physical therapy can help ease your pain and lessen some of your other uncomfortable symptoms.  How can physical

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Posture

Improve Your Posture and Correct Your Back Pain with the Help of Physical Therapy

January 15th, 2020

Did you know that a longitudinal study found that 3% of all emergency room visits between the years of 2004-2008 were due to back pain or injury? The most commonly reported area of pain is the back, which isn’t surprising considering the number of people who experience issues with it. Approximately 25 million people across

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Back and Neck Pain

The 5 Best Ways Physical Therapy Can Treat Your Back and Neck Pain

January 5th, 2020

There are a variety of reasons why you may be experiencing back or neck pain. For example, any changes in the spine’s anatomy can lead to back pain, such as lumbar disc herniation, lumbar degenerative disc disease, sacroiliac joint dysfunction, or osteoarthritis. The most common cause of neck pain is due to muscle strains. There

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Core Strength

Balance Yourself By Improving Your Core Strength With Physical Therapy Treatments

December 15th, 2019

One of the most effective and powerful aspects of physical therapy is core strength training. The set of muscles that make up your core also work to anchor your center of gravity. This helps maintain your balance, both when you’re moving and when you’re standing still.  Through physical therapy treatments, you can strengthen your core

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