Traveling with Chronic Pain: Managing Discomfort on Vacation Did you know that according to recent studies, over 77% of travelers experience pain during their trips? Travelling can be a fulfilling and exciting experience, but for those who suffer from chronic pain, it can also be a daunting task. Thinking of long flights, endless [...]
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4 Simple Stretches That Help Increase Blood Flow Did you know that incorporating simple stretches into your daily routine can help increase blood flow and promote overall health? Stretching improves flexibility and range of motion and enhances circulation, essential for delivering oxygen and nutrients to your muscles and organs. Before we delve into [...]
6 Common Injuries That Can Worsen Over Time If Not Treated Appropriately Injuries are an unfortunate part of life, and whether they occur during sports, accidents, or everyday activities, they can disrupt our lives and leave us in pain. However, we often try to tough it out and ignore the pain, hoping it [...]
Hand Therapy Can Treat 6 Common Conditions Affecting the Hand, Wrist, and Upper Extremities Did you know that hand injuries are among the most common types of injuries? Athletes commonly experience hand and wrist injuries, with a prevalence rate of 25% observed across a wide range of sports. Furthermore, a recent U.S. Department [...]
Why You Need Physical Therapy After an ACL Surgery Did you know that over 250,000 people in the United States suffer an annual ACL tear? The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is a cruciate ligament in the knee that provides stability and helps control the forward and rotational movements of the knee joint. Located [...]
10 Ways to Improve Your Running Did you know that running is a popular form of exercise for both recreational and competitive runners, but it can also lead to injuries if not done correctly? Running is a fantastic way to stay active and healthy, but taking steps to optimize your performance and reduce [...]
Icing or Heating an Injury: Which One Do You Need Injuries are an inevitable part of life; when they happen, it's essential to treat them properly to promote healing and reduce pain. Two standard therapies used for injuries are icing and heating. But which one is best for your particular injury? The answer [...]
Common Baseball Injuries and Their Treatments With baseball season starting, staying on the field and avoiding injury is important. According to the National Federation of State High School Associations, there are over 482,000 high school baseball athletes and over 34,000 college baseball athletes in the United States. Unfortunately, baseball injuries are common and [...]
Can Physical Therapy Treat Tendonitis? Tendonitis can be an excruciating and debilitating condition that affects people of all ages and fitness levels. It is often caused by repetitive motion or overuse, which can be challenging to avoid in today’s increasingly active world. Fortunately, physical therapy is a viable treatment for tendonitis, and it [...]
3 Signs You Need Hand Therapy Your hands are a powerful tool, capable of performing various tasks - from typing to writing to playing an instrument. Unfortunately, if you don't care for them, they can get injured and cause much pain and discomfort. Hand therapy is a form of physical therapy that focuses [...]