Does Physical Therapy Help Arthritis Of The Spine?

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Have you or someone you love been diagnosed with “spinal arthritis”? Arthritis is a chronic medical condition that generally occurs in people over 50 years of age. It is frequently linked to obesity, leads to wear and tear of the spinal discs, and can be a catalyst to trips, falls, immobility, sickness, and injury. But…

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FAQs About Back Pain Answered

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Are you suffering from lower back pain? Experiencing the utter grind of trying to get through the day, while back pain lurks in the ever-present background? You are not alone. You are not a freak of nature. Back pain is common and can be treated successfully. According to research, nearly 80% of adults have suffered,…

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Can Neck Pain Cause Headaches?

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Headaches. They’re a real pain in the neck. The author Mark Lawrence famously said, “Some pain you can distance yourself from, but a headache sits right where you live.” ‘Ain’t that the truth? When you have a headache, there is no escape – all doors are closed. It’s like the constant, repetitive beat of a…

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Why Weight Matters When It Comes To Joint Pain

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Are you worried about your joints? Unfortunately, most people don’t start worrying about their joints, or take steps to protect them, until the pain begins. However, to live a healthy, active life – long into retirement and old age – where hiking, dancing, or playing soccer with your grandkids remain order of the day, we…

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Coping with Covid: What to do when sheltering in place

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For most of us, our entire world is turned upside down.  Kids are not going to school, employees are not going to work, and many people do not leave their house.  As the old adage goes “this too shall pass” but currently we are living in a never imagined situation.  Here are four simple tips…

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What Do Your Shoes Have to Say About You?

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Forget about reading palms, try reading the soles of your shoes! By analyzing the bottom of our shoes, we can gain some pretty neat information about our physical body. If you have a pair of shoes you have worn for a few months you may be able to see uneven foot patterns, meaning that the…

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Holiday Traveling with Pain

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If you suffer pain, daily tasks such as cooking, cleaning, and daily tasks can be difficult and exhausting. Add to that the constant pain is invisible to those on the outside and can flare without warning.  This pain should prevent you from traveling during the holidays, it just requires some extra precautions and planning. Before…

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Reclaim Your Life After Your Chronic Pain Diagnosis

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If you’ve been recently diagnosed with a chronic pain condition, you’re likely still reeling from the news. You may be shocked by your diagnosis and desperate for answers from your doctor. Being told you have a chronic pain condition can be a turning point in your life, but it doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s all…

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Tips for Driving with Back Pain

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Why does doing something as simple as driving trigger back pain, even though it’s not exactly a strenuous activity? Well, driving for long periods of time exposes the body to many different forces such as acceleration, sudden stops, and vibrations from the road. Driving also requires the use of your feet to control the car’s…

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How to Improve Your Quality of Life with Back Pain When You Sleep Better

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Lower back pain can negatively impact your quality of life. Not only does it make it harder to find comfort and accomplish tasks during the day, but it can also keep you from getting the much-needed rest you need at night, which, in turn, leaves you with less to give throughout the day. It’s a…

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