Category: physical therapist

Opioid Jul20th 2020

Avoiding the Opioid Trap — Thanks to Physical Therapy

You have so many things you want or need to do today — but they’ll have to wait until you take your pills. Prescription opioids are powerful medications that can deaden pain for hours at a time. Unfortunately, they can also cause profound new problems in your life, from the risk of an overdose to

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Back Pain Jul10th 2020

Get to the Root of Your Back Pain. Could it be a Herniated Disc?

Back pain is one of the most common complaints among Americans today. Whether you experience the occasional ache in your back, or you deal with reoccurring chronic back pain, it can make completing everyday tasks extremely difficult. But have you ever stopped to wonder whether your back pain was a sign of a more serious

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Hip and Knee Pain Jun20th 2020

Experiencing Hip and Knee Pain? Find Lasting Relief with Physical Therapy

The knee is considered a hinge joint while the hip is a ball-and-socket joint. They are both complex joints with a network of muscles, tendons, ligaments, bone, and cartilage all working together to keep you moving. With this many moving parts it’s not surprising that as we age or engage in strenuous activity that we

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