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Category: Physical Therapy

Hands On Physical Therapy

Hands On Physical Therapy Dramatically Enhances Healing

April 14th, 2024

Hands-on physical therapy, or manual therapy, is a cornerstone of rehabilitative care, effectively addressing a range of musculoskeletal issues through direct, physical interaction. This approach is particularly beneficial for those suffering from injuries, chronic pain, or post-surgical recovery, providing tailored treatments that enhance mobility and alleviate discomfort. What is Hands On Physical Therapy? Hands on

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A physical therapist's hand on a patient's knee, providing treatment in a close-up view.

Knee Pain Relief and 11 Effective Exercises for Alleviating Knee Pain

April 5th, 2024

Experiencing knee pain or discomfort can significantly hinder an active lifestyle for individuals of any age. Addressing this pain is paramount, and with the right knee pain relief strategies, maintaining overall health and mobility becomes achievable. This guide, enriched with insights from knee pain specialists, introduces 11 effective exercises specifically tailored for knee pain relief

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Physical therapist assist woman laying on her back doing pelvic exercises

Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy: A Guide for Post-Pregnancy Rehabilitation

March 9th, 2024

Welcoming a new baby is a joyful yet physically challenging experience for many mothers. The postpartum period requires not only adjustments to new routines but also focusing on the mother’s recovery. A significant aspect of this recovery involves postpartum pelvic floor physical therapy, a crucial step toward regaining pelvic health and overall well-being. Understanding Postpartum

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3 Ways Simple Dieting Can Help Relieve Your Pain and Inflammation

May 20th, 2020

Pain and inflammation can be relieved through proper nutrition, stress management, and exercise. There are many chronic conditions that can lead to pain and inflammation; however, much of what you?re feeling can be managed simply through diet. If you live with constant pain and inflammation, you are not alone. Your body is fueled by what

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5 Ways Stretching can Help Improve Your Life

May 10th, 2020

One of the biggest parts of physical therapy is stretching. In almost every physical therapy treatment plan, there is some incorporation of targeted stretches. Stretching can benefit anyone – from athletes looking to improve their technique to older folks looking to relieve chronic aches and pains.  Stretching not only helps with flexibility improvement; it also

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Get Your Hip and Knee Joints Moving Again with These 5 At-Home Exercises

April 20th, 2020

Are your hips and knees feeling stiff, achy, or even painful? Noticing more discomfort in your joints when standing up and moving around? If so, you?re not alone. This quarantine has taken a toll on many people?s bodies, as it has become much more difficult to maintain the same levels of physical activity at home.

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Get Back to Comfort with These Back Exercises – All of Which You Can Do at Home!

April 10th, 2020

Are you feeling back pain after being quarantined to your home? You may be wondering, ?Why is this? I?ve barely left the couch!? Well, therein lies the issue. The sedentary lifestyle that I?m sure many people have experienced since being quarantined to their homes can actually lead to more aches, pains, and discomfort than one

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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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