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worry waves Jun17th 2020

The number one reason people consult with a physical therapist -or – What to do about worry waves.

Each time I work with a new patient, I ask them what their goals are for coming to see me.  The answer is almost universal, “I want to be pain-free again.” What they don’t know is that, in many cases, it’s their worry waves that are partially responsible for keeping them in pain. What are

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Nov20th 2020

How to Improve Your Balance By Increasing Your Core Strength

The relationship between core strength and balance is something that has been widely discussed within the physical therapy field for several years. Your trunk contains multiple core muscles that work to prevent physically limiting conditions, such as injuries, lower back pain, or balance, and gait disorders. When your core is strong, it helps keep you

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The Top 5 Ways Proper Posture Can Help Alleviate Back Pain Nov10th 2020

The Top 5 Ways Proper Posture Can Help Alleviate Back Pain

Everyone has heard the importance of sitting or standing up straight. However, maintaining proper posture at all hours of the day is usually easier said than done. Many people experience back pain due to poor posture. Sitting and standing up straight allows for proper spinal alignment, which can prevent back pain. However, it can be

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Live Your Life to the Fullest with Physical Therapy Treatments Oct20th 2020

Live Your Life to the Fullest with Physical Therapy Treatments

WebMD states, “Physical therapy is often one of the best choices you can make when you have long-term pain (also called chronic pain) or an injury. It can make you stronger and help you move and feel better.” The mission of any physical therapist is to relieve pain while also increasing function and mobility. Physical

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