5 Holiday Giving Options Offering Healthful Returns

5 Holiday Giving Options Offering Healthful Returns

The Holiday Season is a time for giving, and that includes supporting causes and organizations that make our communities stronger.  It’s in this spirit that we share some holiday giving suggestions that offer a more...

Combat holiday stress with exercise

Combat holiday stress with exercise

When a demanding holiday season leaves you twisted in knots from the stresses of commitments, crowds, shopping and entertaining, mounds of research point to a simple solution to such anxiety: sweat away that stress by making exercise a part of your holiday...

Rise up at work in the name of health

Rise up at work in the name of health

It’s been said that too much of anything can be bad for you. And according to a physical therapist, this theory holds true with sitting – or, pretty much any prolonged sedentary behavior, for that matter.  In an age when more people...

Suffering from Chronic Headaches? Physical Therapy Can Help

Suffering from Chronic Headaches? Physical Therapy Can Help

Headaches can have many causes directly tied to other physical ailments which are often ignored and can bring relief when treated. A common mistake many people make is relying on temporary solutions, such as pain killers, to treat chronic headaches without addressing...

PT Offers Tips for Managing Herniated Disc Pain

PT Offers Tips for Managing Herniated Disc Pain

Herniated disc pain is one of the most debilitating ailments affecting individuals from age 30 and up. Herniated discs in the lower back and neck can irritate nearby nerves, causing individuals extreme pain in the neck, shoulders, arms, and/or legs. The pain caused by...

Is Your Desk Job a Pain in the Neck?

Is Your Desk Job a Pain in the Neck?

Many people who work at a desk job often complain about feeling achy and stiff at the end of the day, and this pain can often accompany them well into the weekend. Pain caused from sitting all day can often become chronic when underlying issues and habits are not...

Physical Therapy Can Help Treat and Prevent Diabetes

Physical Therapy Can Help Treat and Prevent Diabetes

Physical therapy can play a very important role in helping people both manage their diabetes and prevent many of the complications that arise from this chronic condition.  Diabetes is a chronic disease that currently affects 34.2 million adults in the United...

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