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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 »

A New Approach For Chronic Pain | Part 2

A New Approach For Chronic Pain | Part 2

In A New Approach for Chronic Pain|Part 1, we talked about the stress response and chronic pain’s effect on your nervous system. But let’s dig a little deeper and explore how our unique approach to physical therapy can help. Sadly, chronic pain is something that affects many Americans. Studies suggest that approximately 110 million+ peopleContinue Reading »

Can Physical Therapy Help with Postpartum Depression?

Can Physical Therapy Help with Postpartum Depression?

Postpartum depression often brings an unwelcome array of symptoms to a time that most women simply wish to cherish and enjoy – the first few precious weeks with their new-born. Postpartum depression makes an already challenging chapter of life even more difficult, and effective remedies can seem elusive, making it all too easy to feelContinue Reading »

Is Bad Posture Causing My Back Pain? 

Is Bad Posture Causing My Back Pain? 

Have you been suffering from back pain?  Feeling strain in your lower back?  Struggling with daily tasks and uncomfortable sleep?  It’s hard not to panic and turn to Dr Google for a diagnosis when suffering from lower back pain. However, we wouldn’t recommend basing a diagnosis through the web.  Depending on the internet will leaveContinue Reading »

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