Why Choose Opioids When You Can Choose Physical Therapy?

November 10th, 2019

It is no secret that there is an opioid crisis plaguing the nation. In fact, just within the year of 2016, opioid overdoses claimed the lives of 116 people each day. It is also estimated that about 11.5 million Americans misuse the pain-management drugs they’re prescribed, costing approximately $504 million in economic costs. Researchers have

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Preventative Rehabilitation: The Many Benefits of Pre-hab

October 20th, 2019

Do you have a surgery planned in the near future? Is your job or sport physically demanding, putting you at risk of sustaining an injury? Are your muscles and joints simply not what they used to be, becoming frail and weak? If so, preventative rehabilitation, or “pre-hab,” may greatly benefit you.   Pre-hab helps in

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When to Seek Help for Your Sciatica Pain

October 10th, 2019

The sciatic nerve runs from your lower back down to your legs. Most people who experience sciatica symptoms describe the sensation as a “shooting pain,” typically on one side of their body. Sciatica is a condition that does not always require medical treatment; however,  physical therapy can help ease your pain and lessen some of

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