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28 Mar 2020

Joint pain can severely limit what activities you can do on a daily basis. It can disrupt your lifestyle or cause discomfort at every moment. Fortunately, you don't have to let joint pain dictate how you live. Here are five ways that can offer relief to joint pain:   Manage Your Weight Weight plays a major role in your joint pain's intensity, frequency, and how effective other relief programs or methods are in treating said pain. Those extra pounds put more pressure on your joints, specifically the knees, hips, and…

04 Feb 2020

Pinched nerves are incredibly common injuries. Once a nerve is pinched, you may experience, burning, numbness, pain, or itching throughout the nerve. The symptoms can range in intensity from mild irritation to excruciating pain.   The good news is that much of the pain from pinched nerves can be relieved with rest, icing the area, and taking an over-the-counter NSAID (a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug) like Ibruprofen, Aspirin, or Naproxen. However, if pain persists, you may benefit from physical therapy. The Cause of Pinched Nerves Nerves can become pinched when a…

20 Jan 2020

Image Source: Envato When you have back problems, they can impact your life in a variety of ways. The discomfort and lack of normal function can impact your performance at work. You may not be able to participate in recreational activities you enjoy. But a bad back can also impact your overall health. Here are five ways that poor function and back pain can have a negative impact on your health. Respiration & Lung Health Back pain and lack of flexibility can also affect lung function. Trying to avoid discomfort…

17 Jan 2020

If you suffer from chronic pain, such as shoulder pain or lower back pain, a physical therapist could help you with special exercises. Many patients use medicine for pain management to control pain and problems from swollen joints but do not use special exercises to improve the physical condition of the affected muscle groups. With physical therapy, you could improve your blood circulation and your physical condition.   Physical Therapy for Pain Management You can discuss your chronic pain with a physical therapist who can help you with specially designed…

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