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Soothe Your Headaches with Natural Relief Methods

March 20th, 2020

It is no secret that headaches can cause limits to your daily life. Fortunately, physical therapy can help you overcome those painful barriers. If you are suffering from headaches, you are not alone. In fact, the International Headache Society states that headaches are the third most common pain complaint across the world. If you are living

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Get Moving Again With These 7 Easy Steps

March 10th, 2020

We’ll admit it – finding time to exercise during the day can be hard. For many people, it seems like an all or nothing task. You spend 8 hours of your day at work, you commute home, you drive your kids to their activities, you make dinner, you get ready for bed… it seems as

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Get Rid of Those Pains in Your Back and Neck!

February 20th, 2020

There are many reasons why one may develop back or neck pain. Anything that causes the spine’s anatomy to change can result in back pain, such as lumbar disc herniation, lumbar degenerative disc disease, sacroiliac joint dysfunction, or osteoarthritis.  Neck pain is most commonly caused by muscle strains, which can develop as a result of

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Become Better Balanced with Targeted Core Strengthening

February 10th, 2020

Core strength training is an important part of physical therapy. The muscles in your core help in anchoring your center of gravity, which gives you the ability to balance yourself. Whether you’re sitting, standing, or running, your core muscles play an integral role in keeping you balanced.  A weak core can cause you to feel

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Improve Your Health, Strength, and Physical Activity by Consulting with a Physical Therapist Today

January 20th, 2020

Everyone strives for a healthy, strong, and active lifestyle. However, the reality is that this type of lifestyle is not always easy to achieve, especially for those suffering from chronic pain. Fortunately, physical therapy is a great resource for helping you alleviate your pain and reach your fitness goals.  If you’re looking to achieve a

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Relieve Your Pain While Also Increasing Your Energy with These 5 Steps

January 10th, 2020

If you live with pain, you know how limiting it can be. Fortunately, there are some simple lifestyle changes you can make in order to decrease your pain while simultaneously increasing your energy. When you do these in addition to your physical therapy treatments, you can help recover from your pain and reach the physical

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How Do I Know if My Sciatica Pain is in Need of Physical Therapy?

December 20th, 2019

Did you know that the sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the human body? It stretches from the lower back down to the legs, ending at the feet. People living with sciatica typically describe their discomfort as “shooting pains,” typically down one side of the body. Contact Redefining Health today! While sciatica does not always

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The Ins and Outs of Pre-hab – Everything You Should Expect

December 10th, 2019

Are you in need of a surgical procedure? Do you have a physically demanding job or sport? Are your muscles or joints weaker than they used to be? If you identify with any of these scenarios, preventative rehabilitation, or “pre-hab,” may benefit you. There are several benefits to participating in pre-hab treatments. It can speed

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Painkillers

Treat Your Pain the Natural Way – Without the Need for Opioids

November 20th, 2019

As we all know, there has been an opioid crisis plaguing our country. In just 2016 alone, 116 people died each day from opioid overdose. In America, it is estimated that approximately 11.5 million people abuse prescription drugs. This is a frightening time, but there is a solution. Physical therapy can provide pain relief in

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Is My Injury a Sprain or a Strain?

November 10th, 2019

We’ve all been in this scenario: you’re walking down the sidewalk, when suddenly – your ankle slips off the curb. You feel an immediate twinge of pain, but you’re unsure whether or not it requires a trip to the doctor. It is true that many mild injuries can be treated with the R.I.C.E (rest, ice,

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