Category: Aches and Pains

Physical Health Jan21st 2020

6 Ways Physical Therapy Can Help You Improve Your Physical Health

Is your physical health getting you down? A person’s physical health has a strong correlation to mood and vice versa. Those with active lifestyles tend to have longer lifespans, reports the Mayo Clinic, and they may realize significant benefits, such as weight loss, muscle gain and more. However, increasing your level of physical activity can

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Oct24th 2019

Training Errors and Other Causes of Tendinopathy in Runners

The following is from Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Howard J. Luks, MD. Read more at http://howardluksmd.com Running is a fantastic sport.  Running has been associated with longevity; it improves cardiovascular fitness and enables us to clear the cobwebs from our head after a long day. But running has its downsides too.  Most runners will suffer from

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Aug10th 2019

Don’t Join the Opioid Epidemic. How Physical Therapy Can Help Ditch the Pain Meds.

It seems like every time you turn on the news there is another story about the opioid epidemic gripping the country. There is good reason for the panic. In 2016 alone, 116 people died each day from opioid-related drug overdoses. Some 11.5 million Americans misused prescription painkillers in some way, costing an estimated $504 million

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