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Is My Pain Chronic, And Can I Ever Get Relief?

Is My Pain Chronic, And Can I Ever Get Relief?

Are you worried that you’re going to be in pain forever?We describe chronic pain as any pain that remains for more than a couple of months (or years in some cases).Chronic pain can happen anywhere in your body, negatively affects your quality of life, and can become a significant cause of anxiety and depression.Therefore, findingContinue Reading »

What are Medication Overuse Headaches?

What are Medication Overuse Headaches?

Are you or a loved one suffering from regular headaches and/or migraines and want to find a solution? If you often take pain relievers for your headaches, you may be suffering from something called “medication overuse headaches”. Read more about this ailment and how you can treat it as well as come up with aContinue Reading »

What Exactly Is Myofascial Release?

What Exactly Is Myofascial Release?

As physical therapists, when we talk about Myofascial Release Therapy (MRT), we’re talking about a specialist technique and specific form of manual therapy that we use to help alleviate pain. A particular type of pain originates from restrictions in the myofascial tissues – the connective tissues that support your muscles.We’re not talking about the kind ofContinue Reading »

Maintaining Strength As You Get Older

Maintaining Strength As You Get Older

Why Am I Losing Energy?  Are you someone who enjoys being active? Do you love going to the gym, going for walks, or playing with your kids and grandkids? Have you begun to feel the effects of your aging and feel as if you lack the energy or strength to engage in daily activities thatContinue Reading »

The Importance Of Relaxing Your Pelvic Floor Muscles

The Importance Of Relaxing Your Pelvic Floor Muscles

Do you feel like your pelvic floor muscles are permanently tense?When you have a weak pelvic floor or muscles, you can’t relax. It can lead to a “hypertonic pelvic floor,” “pelvic floor tension myalgia” or, as it’s more commonly called, pelvic floor dysfunction.The condition is associated with many uncomfortable and potentially embarrassing symptoms. For instance,Continue Reading »

The Problem With Long Term NSAID Use

The Problem With Long Term NSAID Use

I would like to bring your attention to a problem that is overlooked and under addressed while trying to heal from injury or chronic pain. Overuse of NSAIDs. We all should know by now the terrible consequences of Narcotic overuse, but taking NSAIDs too much also poses a risk to your health. NSAID stands forContinue Reading »

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