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 The Difference Between Sciatica and Piriformis Syndrome?

difference between sciatica and piriformis syndrome

Have you ever experienced a nagging pain in your lower back or buttocks that radiates down your leg? It’s easy to jump to conclusions and label any shooting leg pain as sciatica. However, there’s a lesser-known culprit that could be at play—piriformis syndrome. Both conditions can cause a similar type of pain, but they stem…

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How To Sleep with Sciatica and Back Pain

woman sleeping with sciatica

Have you ever wondered why sciatica seems to flare up more at night, disrupting your much-needed sleep? Sciatica, a condition that causes pain along the sciatic nerve, which runs from the lower back down to each leg, can significantly impact your sleep and your overall quality of life. This condition is typically caused by issues…

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5 Ways To Alleviate Foot Pain When Walking

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Picture this: It’s a gorgeous, sunny day outside. You lace up your favorite walking shoes, eager to enjoy a leisurely stroll through the park. But when you start walking a familiar, unwelcome sensation creeps into your feet — pain. What should be a relaxing, enjoyable activity quickly turns into a struggle, with each step becoming…

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Radiculopathy vs Neuropathy: What’s the Difference?

woman suffering with neuropathy in the foot

Navigating the complex world of nerve-related conditions can be tricky, especially when it comes to understanding the differences between the different types! As a physical therapist, I often encounter patients who are confused about radiculopathy vs neuropathy, and it’s easy to see why. Though they share some similarities, radiculopathy and neuropathy are distinct conditions with…

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Tips to Avoid Foot and Ankle Pain During the Holiday Shopping Season

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The holiday shopping season can take a toll on our feet and ankles, leading to discomfort and pain. In this blog post, we will explore effective strategies to prevent and relieve foot and ankle pain while shopping. From taking regular breaks and practicing stretching exercises to utilizing supportive accessories, we will provide you with practical…

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Soothe Sharp Hip Pain with These Proven Tips

woman with sharp pain in hip

Experiencing a sudden, sharp pain in the hip can be both alarming and debilitating. It’s a common complaint among many of my patients at our physical therapy clinic, and if you’re reading this, chances are you’re looking for some answers and relief. Hip pain can stem from a variety of causes, ranging from acute injuries…

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Is It Safe To Exercise in Cold Weather?

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Braving the chill for a workout session might seem daunting, but exercise in cold weather can be incredibly refreshing and invigorating if done right. In this blog post, we’ll go through key considerations and provide practical tips to ensure your winter workouts are not only safe but also effective. More Posts Like This From Intecore:…

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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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Thigh Pain After Hip Replacement: Causes, Solutions, and Tips

lady with thigh pain after hip replacement

Experiencing thigh pain after hip replacement surgery is not uncommon, but it can be concerning and uncomfortable for many patients. This article will delve into the reasons behind this discomfort, provide actionable solutions, and share valuable tips to help you navigate the recovery process. Whether you’re preparing for surgery or are in the post-operative stage,…

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