Category: wellness

pain-in-your-back-a-herniated-disc Oct20th 2020

Is that pain in your back a herniated disc? Here’s what you need to know.

At our physical therapy, we believe an educated patient is an empowered patient. That’s why we love helping our patients gain a better understanding of the health conditions they’re facing. Herniated disc is one of the most common conditions treated by a physical therapist. If you’ve ever wondered if your back pain is caused by

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Why-you-need-physical-therapy Oct10th 2020

Prehab. Why you need physical therapy before surgery.

If you have a surgery coming up, you probably have a long list of to-do’s and things to prepare before your operation. But one important thing to add to that list is scheduling a consultation with a physical therapist! Many people think that physical therapy is only needed after their surgery. But preoperative physical therapy,

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Sep20th 2020

If Arthritis Is Irreversible, Why Do I Need PT?

Arthritis Doesn’t Disappear — But Physical Therapy Is Still Good for What Ails You Did you know that at least 50 million Americans are struggling with arthritis? That’s a sizable chunk of the U.S. population, and there’s a good chance that you’re in that number. If you’ve already been diagnosed with a common form of

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6-Ways-to-stay-active-if-you-sit-at-a-desk-all-day Sep10th 2020

6 Ways to stay active if you sit at a desk all day

Millions of people spend several hours each day sitting at a desk. People who spend much of their day in a sitting position are at a higher risk of developing serious conditions such as obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. Many of these individuals may also be at risk of suffering from repetitive use injuries. It’s

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Reduce-Knee-Pain Aug20th 2020

5 Physical Therapy Exercises to Reduce Knee Pain

The knee joint is one of the hardest working in the body, which is why it’s so prone to injury other chronic conditions that cause knee pain. If you’re one of the millions of Americans trying to decide what to do about your knee pain, keep in mind that one of the most successful, long-term

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3-Things-to-do-to-wake-up-feeling-better Aug10th 2020

Say goodbye to those morning aches and pains. 3 Things to do to wake up feeling better.

There comes a time when you wake up and no longer bounce out of bed. Whether you are dealing with an old injury, a new issue, chronic aches and pains, or joint stiffness, the simple act of getting out of bed in the morning can leave you wishing you could fall back into the pillows

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Jul20th 2020

Quick tips to stay active as you age for a healthier you.

Isaac Newton had it right when he discovered the Law of Inertia. In short, a body at rest remains at rest and a body in motion stays in motion unless acted upon by an external force. The same law of physics applies to our bodies as we age. If we already have a habit of

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Jul10th 2020

Non-opioid treatment for chronic pain: Why you need physical therapy.

If you’re dealing with the misery of chronic pain, you may feel like taking opioid medication is the only way to feel like a functional person. But, there’s actually a better way: physical therapy can relieve your pain and help you recover without relying on opioid medications. The Problems of Opioid Medications To understand why

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