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Yes, Physical Therapy Can Help with That!

We’ve all seen them; the sports’ movies where the star athlete gets severely hurt and goes to physical therapy to get themselves back into shape for the next season. At the end, after a fast-paced montage, they are triumphant and ready to take on the world. While this can happen and is definitely a fantastic use of physical therapy, it’s…

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Fall Injuries in the Winter: How Can You Prevent Them?

Every year, 3 million older adults go to the emergency room for fall injuries, and about 800,000 of them are hospitalized. Falls aren’t just dangerous for older adults, though. Falls are the leading cause of traumatic brain injuries (TBI). No matter your age, you should know your risk of falling and how you can prevent it. Snow and ice make…

is my shoulder pain serious?

Why Do I Have Shoulder Pain? What Treatments Are There?

The shoulder consists of several joints, muscles, and tendons that allow us to have a wide range of motion. If you experience pain in your shoulder, it can be frightening and frustrating. No one wants to lose their mobility. There are many things that can contribute to shoulder pain. The pain could be temporary, or it might be there to…

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What is Psoas Syndrome and How Can Physical Therapy Help?

Psoas syndrome is a rare and often misdiagnosed condition that presents itself as chronic lower back pain. This condition occurs when the psoas muscle becomes injured and anyone can get it, but runners and athletes are more likely to get injured. The psoas muscles are up to 16 inches long and extend from each side of your spine to connect…

What is Whiplash?

Whiplash from a Car Accident

An automobile accident is one of the most common causes of injury to joints, muscles, and bones. Immediately following a car accident, drivers and passengers may not feel any pain; however, the collision may have caused a whiplash injury. Whiplash injury occurs during an automobile accident when a person’s head is suddenly forced backward and forwards by the physics of…

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Yoga, Pilates and Workouts that Help with Back Pain

Back pain affects many Americans each year: almost 65 million report new back pain, and about 16 million adults report chronic ongoing back pain. Back pain is a consistent issue that can disable or slow you down, and many industries spend billions of dollars trying to relieve people of recent or chronic back pain. Back pain can be challenging to…

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Office Space Ergonomics That Supports Your Body

If you’re working from home or in an office setting, your body will be happier if you construct an ergonomically correct workspace. The goal of ergonomics is to fit the worker’s environment to the worker, and this process will increase productivity and reduce back, neck, wrist, and shoulder strain. Ideally, if you have the luxury of choosing your office set-up…

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Preventing Back Injury: What Can You Do?

  Back injuries are most common during a person’s most productive time of life. Not only can back injuries cause financial concerns, but they can be the cause of lifelong struggles with pain and discomfort. Injury to the back can affect any area between the neck to the tailbone or coccyx area. The muscles and ligaments supporting the spine and…

Spring time safety for your back

Springtime Safety Health Tips

Spring is finally here! The warm weather is a welcomed change from the chilly winter. It’s time for swimming, hiking, washing cars, and yard work. Physical activity will increase in this season, and now is the time to practice moving safely to avoid injury. Practice Smart and Safe Lifting First, learning the Dos and Don’ts of lifting can affect the…