Category: Stretching

Pre-hab

Preventative Rehabilitation: The Many Benefits of Pre-hab

December 20th, 2019

Do you have a surgery planned in the near future? Is your job or sport physically demanding, putting you at risk of sustaining an injury? Are your muscles and joints simply not what they used to be, becoming frail and weak? If so, preventative rehabilitation, or “pre-hab,” may greatly benefit you. Pre-hab helps in conditioning

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Physical Therapy

Why Choose Opioids When You Can Choose Physical Therapy?

December 10th, 2019

It is no secret that there is an opioid crisis plaguing the nation. In fact, just within the year of 2016, opioid overdoses claimed the lives of 116 people each day. It is also estimated that about 11.5 million Americans misuse the pain-management drugs they’re prescribed, costing approximately $504 million in economic costs. Researchers have

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Strain or a Sprain

Is Your Discomfort Caused by a Strain or a Sprain?

November 16th, 2019

It’s a scenario that’s all too common to many of us: walking down the street, not paying attention, when suddenly – your ankle slips off the curb. You feel immediate pain but can’t tell if you should seek medical attention or not. Some injuries can go away on their own with a little RICE (rest,

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improve your health naturally

6 Easy Ways to Improve Your Physical Health

August 14th, 2019

Do your muscles feel sore, achy, or tired throughout the day? Have you been recovering from an injury or recent surgery? Have you been diagnosed with a condition that’s causing you pain? Whatever you may be dealing with, our physical therapists can help by creating a personalized treatment plan for your specific needs. We will

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effective pain relief

Finding Effective Pain Relief – Without the Risks of Harmful Drugs

August 9th, 2019

Pain is a problematic annoyance that can impact one’s life. Pain is your body’s way of sending you a message, and chronic pain (pain lasting three months or longer) can sometimes be indicative of an underlying condition that you should have a medical professional look at. While medication can sometimes be used to provide short-term

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aches and pains

The Best Treatment Method for Solving all of Your Aches and Pains

July 16th, 2019

When you wake up in the morning, do you feel achy and stiff? Does it feel as if your body is being weighed down by a pile of bricks? It is normal to wake up with aches and pains from time to time – perhaps you overdid it at the gym the day before, perhaps

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importance of stretching

5 Ways Stretching Can Improve Your Overall Health

June 20th, 2019

One of the most important parts of a physical therapy treatment plan is stretching. A physical therapist will incorporate targeted stretches into each treatment plan they design, in order to target problem areas for their patients. While strength and endurance exercises are also incredibly important, stretching can be especially helpful in helping a patient manage

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