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Don't be a Part of the Opioid Epidemic. Physical Therapy Can Help Relieve Your Arthritis Pain

Don’t be a Part of the Opioid Epidemic. Physical Therapy Can Help Relieve Your Arthritis Pain

February 15th, 2021

When a person suffers from arthritis, particularly in a weight-bearing joint like the knee or hip, taking an opioid painkiller for relief can be a powerful temptation. The bad news is that while an opioid can temporarily relieve pain, the patient’s bones continue to grind together, making the underlying cause of the condition even worse.

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The Top 5 Benefits of Physical Therapy Treatments for Back and Neck Pain

The Top 5 Benefits of Physical Therapy Treatments for Back and Neck Pain

February 5th, 2021

Back and neck pain can have several underlying causes. For example, any changes in the spine’s anatomy can lead to back pain, such as lumbar degenerative disc disease, lumbar disc herniation, sacroiliac joint dysfunction, or osteoarthritis. Lumbar degenerative disc disease occurs when the spinal discs experience “wear and tear,” typically due to aging. When the

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We All Know Exercise is Important - But So Is Stretching!

We All Know Exercise is Important – But So Is Stretching!

January 15th, 2021

Did You Know Stretching is Just as Important as Exercise? There’s no doubt about it: Americans aren’t getting enough physical activity. Healthy adults should be making a point of getting at least 150 minutes of moderate physical activity every week. If you already know that you need to be more active, you may be preparing

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