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Category Archives: Health

  • Why Choose Opioids When You Can Choose Physical Therapy?

    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...

  • Preventative Rehabilitation: The Many Benefits of Pre-hab

    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...

  • Balance Yourself By Improving Your Core Strength

    Improving your core strength is a powerful and effective benefit that physical therapy offers. The core is comprised of a set of muscles that anchor your center of gravity and allow you to constantly maintain balance, whether you are moving or standing still. Core...

  • Return to Your Sport Quicker With Therapeutic Massage

    Any athlete knows the amount of dedication it takes to be successful. Whatever you may be preparing for – whether it’s a competition, big game, recital, marathon, or anything else along those lines – it’s no secret that the training is extensive. With any...

  • 5 Ways to Achieve Risk-Free Treatment With Physical Therapy

    If you have been suffering from chronic pain (defined as persistent pain lasting longer than three months), you are not alone. In fact, the American Academy of Pain Medicine states that there are at least 100 million Americans are living with chronic pain. Because...

  • 5 Ways Stretching Can Improve Your Overall Health

    One of the most important parts of a physical therapy treatment plan is stretching. A physical therapist will incorporate targeted stretches into each treatment plan they design, in order to target problem areas for their patients. While strength and endurance exercises are also incredibly...