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Are You Wondering if Physical Therapy is the Right Solution for You?

Are You Wondering if Physical Therapy is the Right Solution for You?   Are you wondering if you need physical therapy? Physical therapy isn’t just for those recovering from surgery or physical trauma. In fact, it has a ton of benefits that many people are not even aware of. Anyone who is in pain is […]

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Low-Impact Pinched Nerve Exercises

Back stretches for pinched nerves: Side bends Start in a standing position with your hands on your hips. Maintain straight posture. Gently stretch your lower back by leaning to the left and the right. Perform five side bends towards each side of your body. Twist Start in a sitting position while placing the legs at […]

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Think You Have a Pinched Nerve?

Signs and symptoms of a pinched nerve include: Tingling Burning Numbness Pain Muscle weakness (especially in the arms/hands if you have a pinched nerve in your neck) “Pins and needles” The area may feel like it has “fallen asleep” You may experience worsened symptoms when lying down or after just waking up. Pinched nerves can […]

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Four Tests to Determine if You Have a Pinched Nerve in Your Neck

If you have any of the following symptoms, you may be suffering from a pinched nerve: Pain in the neck that radiates beyond your elbow or to your fingertips Shoulder blade pain Hand, arm, or shoulder weakness Dull aches, numbness, or tingling Pain aggravated by neck movements If you have any of the aforementioned symptoms, […]

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How to Avoid Surgery if You Have a Lumbar Herniated Disc

How to Avoid Surgery if You Have a Lumbar Herniated Disc If you’ve been diagnosed with a ruptured or herniated disc in your back, then you’re likely suffering from muscle spasms, sharp/dull pain, cramping, leg weakness or loss of function, and/or sciatica. Your  pain likely intensifies with coughing, sneezing, or bending. Herniated discs can be […]

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3 Sleep Positions That Will Fight Morning Pain and Stiffness

3 Sleep Positions That Will Fight Morning Pain and Stiffness Are you woken up every day by morning pain and stiffness? While these symptoms may be annoying or uncomfortable, don’t fret. It’s likely nothing serious. Typically, morning back pain is a result of low-grade inflammation, which gets worse with age and is noticeably worse at […]

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Suffering from Lower Back Pain?

How Exercise Can Help Your Lower Back Pain:  Are you suffering from low back pain? When your back is hurting, you may just want to lie in bed and rest. This is understandable, but it may not help you get any better. Did you know that moving is actually good for your back? Exercise can […]

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Massage Therapy and Spa Massages: What’s the Difference?

Medical Massage Therapy Versus Spa Massages: What’s the Difference? What’s the difference between a spa massage and a medical massage? After all, a massage is a massage, right? These types of treatment each have a unique purpose.. Keep reading to learn which one is right for you!  The Goal of the Massages A clinical massage […]

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Exercises for Toddlers

Although the colder months are quickly approaching, it is still important for you and your family to stay physically active. We’ve previously highlighted exercises that kids can perform using an exercise ball,  and today’s post will focus on simple exercises for toddlers that you can enjoy together. These exercises can encourage your toddler to stay active […]

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Tips for Relieving Back Pain during your Daily Routine

We hope everyone has been enjoying the fall season! These tips are your first steps to relieving back pain if you experience it throughout the day. If you missed our first post on back pain, which offered three simple stretches for the lower back, you can view it here. The tips provided today within our […]

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