When Your Knee Pain Tolerance is “Too High”

April 15th, 2019
There are some people who will humbly admit to having a low pain tolerance while others are the “Go ahead, punch me in the stomach” type. While socially it’s perceived as more favorable to have a high pain tolerance, this can often get in the way of people seeking a solution to pain since they

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Adapting Care for Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis

February 15th, 2019
[arthr-: joint] + [-itis: inflammation] Many different types of chronic joint pain can be classified as arthritis (over 100, in fact). Arthritis can sometimes feel like an inevitable part of aging with many people unaware of available treatment options outside of medications and surgery. It’s time to dispel some myths about two of the most common types

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Sprains and Strains: What’s the Difference and What Do I Do?

January 23rd, 2019
Do you have a joint that’s feeling loose or unstable or has become really inflamed? Do you get pain whenever a certain muscle activates? Sprains and strains are among the most common injuries that people sustain and can vary in severity from minor to surgical. While it will take a healthcare professional, like a physical

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5 Ways to Put the Pain Behind You

January 9th, 2019
Wouldn’t it be nice to have someone who motivates you to be more active AND can take away all the aches and pains that are preventing you from living life to the fullest? Check out these top five reasons why working with a physical therapist can help you reclaim the healthy, active lifestyle you want

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Treating Arthritis Pain Without The Meds

Treating Arthritis Pain Without The Meds

December 19th, 2018
It’s always the same story: Man experiences joint pain. Man considers his age and reminisces on his high school and college sports career, detailing the injury history of the painful joint. Man diagnoses himself with arthritis, an ailment he will now have to suffer with for the rest of his life, especially during odd weather

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How to Find Relief from Stress-Related Headaches

December 5th, 2018
Are you reading this because you currently or just recently had a headache? Well, you aren't alone, especially during the holidays. Insufficient sleep and high stress can increase the risk of a headache attack during the holiday season. Headaches are debilitating and can greatly impact a person's quality of life. Fortunately, relief is possible. By working

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How to Sleep with Lower Back Pain: 3 Easy Steps

November 21st, 2018
As the weather gets colder our beds get warmer and for most people, it’ll be our favorite place for the next few months. Sadly, if you’re struggling with back pain, it might be your least favorite place and you might not be able to get out of your bed fast enough in the mornings. Because

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What People Don’t Always Say About MRI Scans

November 7th, 2018
If something’s not right in your body, you want to know what’s causing the problem. Fair enough, since addressing a problem at its source is the best way to solve it. What better way to figure out what’s going on with your body than to take a look inside with an MRI? What you need

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