Why You Should Get Physical Therapy For Post-Car Accident Back Pain Treatment

physical therapy for back pain after car accident

Back pain after a car accident can quickly become a burden on your daily life. The good news is that physical therapy offers a path toward relief. Through a combination of exercises, stretches, and manual techniques, a skilled physical therapist can strengthen your muscles, improve flexibility, and reduce inflammation. Physical therapy goes beyond temporary comfort—it…

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What Is Radiculopathy?

man holding his back from Radiculopathy

Are you getting super-sharp, stabbing pains in your back, arms, or legs? Do you feel some muscle weakness in these areas? If so, it could be radiculopathy (otherwise known as a pinched nerve). Well, what is radiculopathy? When you have a nerve that gets “pinched” at the root inside the spinal cord, it’s medically known…

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Can My Lower Back Pain Be Cured?

Can My Lower Back Pain Be Cured?

Have you had lower back pain for a long time? Are you worried that it’s never going to go away? We know that dealing with chronic daily back pain is lonely, but it might help you see that you’re not alone. One of the most common ailments that affect people in America and worldwide is…

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What Is Spinal Stenosis, And How Can I Get Relief?

stretch your back to prevent stenosis

Do you or someone you love have stenosis of the spine? If you’re not 100% sure what stenosis of the spine is at this point, it is when the space between the spine begins to narrow – for one of a multitude of different reasons that we’ll come to later. This narrowing can lead to…

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Can Sciatica Cause Knee Pain?

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Time to answer an age-old question. Does Sciatica cause knee pain? There is a frequent misconception that when you feel pain in the knees, it is a result of issues with the knee joint itself of the surrounding ligaments or tendons. However, it might surprise you to learn that this may not be the case.…

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Coping with Covid: What to do when sheltering in place

Coping with Covid: What to do when sheltering in place - Covid Coping

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?

What Do Your Shoes Have to Say About You? - Shoe Pic

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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Tips for Driving with Back Pain

Tips for Driving with Back Pain - low back pain with driving

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

How to Improve Your Quality of Life with Back Pain When You Sleep Better - Sleeping with BackPain245910195

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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