How to Combat Joint and Muscle Pain in The Colder Weather

individual with Joint and Muscle Pain in cold weather

When the temperatures drop, many people notice a sudden increase in their joint and muscle pain. It’s not just in your head – there’s a scientific reason behind why it happens. In this blog, we’re diving deep into understanding why the cold weather may exacerbate joint and muscle pain, more importantly, how you can combat…

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I’m Worried About My Chest Pains, Is It Muscular? 

chest pain

Are you experiencing chest pains and wondering if it is the result of a muscular problem or something more serious? Do you get sharp chest pains that leave you feeling worried or anxious? If so, we understand that it can be alarming to have chest pain, whatever the cause and presentation of symptoms. Ignoring chest…

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What Is The Difference Between A Muscle Strain And A Sprain?

Athlete Runner touching painful twisted ankle. it could be a sprain or strain

If you’re an athlete or an active person, the chances are you have either had one or know someone who has had a muscle strain or sprain recently. These acute injuries can range from mild discomfort to completely debilitating pain, affecting your physical and mental well-being. But what is the difference between a muscle strain…

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How Can I Improve My Posture During Everyday Activities?

Businesswoman Suffering From Back Pain

For example, do you slouch over your desk or sit in a twisted position? Bend too far forwards when walking?  Or wake up feeling stiff and sore? All these things point to poor posture, which can negatively impact all aspects of your physical and mental health when it happens every day. But what can you…

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How To Treat Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Man with carpal tunnel syndrome holding his wrist in pain

Do you have numbness or “pins and needles” in your hands and fingers? Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that causes annoying and painful numbness and tingling in the hands, fingers, and wrist. It’s a minor condition that often goes away independently (although it can take months to get fully better). But in severe cases…

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What’s The Real Cause Of Your Headache?

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Whenever you have pain in your head, we call it a “headache.” But like the numerous causes, there are also various kinds of headaches. There are two main types of headaches. The International Headache Society describes the different types of primary headaches as: Migraine/Cluster Facial pain, cranial neuralgia, etc. Cervicogenic/muscle-spasm headaches Secondary headaches also occur…

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TMJ/TMD: The Benefits Of Seeing A Physical Therapist

Skull next to TMJ lettering

Is your daily life being affected by the misery of TMJ pain and stiffness? TMJ/TMD (temporomandibular joint disorder/dysfunction) is quite a common medical condition afflicting around 10 million people across the US. As you’ll know, if you suffer from it, this painful condition restricts jaw movement. It affects your ability to chew and open your…

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Flat Feet: How Can Physical Therapy Help?

3D illustration of Foot Skeleton

Your feet provide the bedrock for your steady foundations. Here’s why flat feet are so problematic, and what you can do about it. How good would it be to walk without pain?  How amazing would it feel to regain your recreational activities?  How great would you feel not having to battle foot pain on a…

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Is Physical Therapy Safe For My Child?

Rehabilitating after injury, in a friendly atmosphere

The natural assumption for most people revolves around the concept that physical therapy is for adults. After all, children don’t really suffer from the degenerative effects of aging. It’s quite the opposite. Right? Well, you need to remember that health conditions and accidents can happen to anyone – regardless of gender or age. It’s not…

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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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