Category: Pain Free

opioids

Choosing Physical Therapy As An Alternative to Opioids

April 10th, 2021

If you’re taking opioids to manage your pain, know that it may not be in your best interest. In 2016 alone, 116 people died each day from opioid-related drug overdoses. Some 11.5 million Americans misused prescription painkillers in some way, costing an estimated $504 million in economic costs. It seems like every time you turn

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Active

4 Ways To Stay Active During Your Sedentary Work Day

March 20th, 2021

How much of your day is spent engaging in physical activity? Most of us spend eight hours a day at a desk, two to three hours a day stuck in the car, and somewhere between six to eight hours each evening in bed or lying down. Tack on another few hours sitting on the couch

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Herniated Disc

Struggling with Herniated Disc Pain? How to Tell When It’s Time to See a Physical Therapist

February 20th, 2021

Did You Know You Could Relieve Your Herniated Disc Pains with Physical Therapy? Did you know that a herniated disc can occur anywhere in your spine? At our physical therapy clinic, we see disc herniations frequently among our patients with back, arm, and/or leg pain. Strange neck pains, back pains, or extremity symptoms can indicate

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opioids

Living With Pain? Turn to Physical Therapy Before Opioids

October 10th, 2020

Did You Know You Could Benefit More From Physical Therapy than Opioids? Physical therapy can help you govern your pain without drugs, giving you a chance to break away from your reliance on opioids. Long-term opioid consumption is not a good strategy for managing chronic pain. In addition to the risk of addiction, opioids simply

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Ready to Beat Your Hip and Knee Pain Blues?

Ready to Beat Your Hip and Knee Pain Blues?

August 5th, 2020

Find Relief for Your Hip and Knee Pain with Our Physical Therapists Today If you have been struggling with hip and knee pain for very long, it may feel like your pain is here to stay. After all, can you really get any lasting relief from serious joint pain?  Actually, you can – and physical

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