Do You Have A Herniated Disk? Solve the Mystery Of That Curious Back Pain

January 20th, 2021
Has a friend or family member ever told you they have a “slipped disc”? You’ve probably heard the term a few times, however, it’s actually a misnomer, since discs don’t actually ever “slip” but either degenerate, bulge, or herniate. Painful? Maybe. Annoying? Absolutely. Fortunately, a physical therapist can treat all these issues! The latter condition,

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PT for Chronic Back Pain

Chronic Back Pain Doesn’t Have to be Your Story. Understand 3 Physical Therapy Can Help.

September 20th, 2020
Chronic back pain is pain that persists for three months and longer. This type of pain can be due to a variety of reasons, including arthritis of the spine, aging, disc problems and myofascial pain syndrome. With arthritis of the spine, there is a slow thinning of the cartilage inside the spine which can cause

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Proper Posture

How Proper Posture Can Improve Your Back Pain

August 10th, 2020
Millions of people experience back pain. In fact, back pain is the most commonly reported area of discomfort across the United States. It is estimated that approximately 25 million Americans suffer from chronic pain, many of whom experience that pain in their back. According to one longitudinal study, 3% of all emergency room visits between

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Back Pain Could be Herniated Disc

Get to the Root of Your Back Pain. Could it be a Herniated Disc?

May 20th, 2020
Back pain is one of the most common complaints among Americans today. Whether you experience the occasional ache in your back, or you deal with reoccurring chronic back pain, it can make completing everyday tasks extremely difficult. But have you ever stopped to wonder whether your back pain was a sign of a more serious

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Back and Neck Pain

5 Ways Physical Therapy Can Help Your Back and Neck Pain

February 20th, 2020
There are several reasons why back and neck pain may occur. For example, any changes in the spine’s anatomy can lead to back pain, such as osteoarthritis, lumbar disc herniation, lumbar degenerative disc disease, or sacroiliac joint dysfunction. One of the most common causes of neck pain is a muscle strain. This can develop from

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