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Try physical therapy before you turn to opioids

Read This Before You Turn To Opioids For Pain Relief

March 15th, 2021

You’ve seen the headlines. You know that opioids are the major driver behind the widespread drug crisis in America — but you might not understand why. If you or a loved one has chronic pain, you may be feeling frustrated and confused about your options, especially after reading about the opioid crisis in America. We’re

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Relieve your back pain with physical therapy

5 Tips To Help You Relieve Back Pain Faster

March 5th, 2021

If you experience pain and discomfort daily, know that you certainly aren’t alone in your dilemma! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, around 1 in 5 people have chronic pain. One of the most common complaints is back pain, which is typically caused by everyday movements. That’s why we encourage you to

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You Are What You Eat -- and Good Nutrition Can Help You Feel Good

You Are What You Eat — and Good Nutrition Can Help You Feel Good

February 15th, 2021

In your everyday struggle against pain and inflammation, do you reach for a pill bottle, or do you seek healthy lifestyle changes? The latter choice will do more for you in terms of long-term function, mobility, and safety. But what kinds of lifestyle changes should you pursue? In addition to regular exercise, including the types

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Avoiding the Opioid Trap PT

Avoiding the Opioid Trap — Thanks to Physical Therapy

February 5th, 2021

You have so many things you want or need to do today — but they’ll have to wait until you take your pills. Prescription opioids are powerful medications that can deaden pain for hours at a time. Unfortunately, they can also cause profound new problems in your life, from the risk of an overdose to

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Back Pain Could be Herniated Disc

Get to the Root of Your Back Pain. Could it be a Herniated Disc?

January 15th, 2021

Back pain is one of the most common complaints among Americans today. Whether you experience the occasional ache in your back, or you deal with reoccurring chronic back pain, it can make completing everyday tasks extremely difficult. But have you ever stopped to wonder whether your back pain was a sign of a more serious

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