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How-to-Stay-Active

How to Stay Active When You Have a Desk Job

June 8th, 2020

At our physical therapy clinic, we see hard-working patients who want to excel in their careers and provide for their families—but it’s hard to do that when dealing with an injury. Unfortunately, many people eventually realize that it’s the sedentary nature of their job that’s directly impacting their health and job performance. Everyone needs to

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Relieving Chronic Pain

The Role of Physical Therapy in Relieving Chronic Pain

May 18th, 2020

Chronic pain is extremely common – with over 100 million sufferers in the U.S. alone – so if you are struggling with chronic pain, you are definitely not alone. Standard pain medications have so many undesirable qualities that you cannot rely on them fully to treat your pain, which can leave you wondering if you

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Aches and Pain

Aches and Pains in the Morning? Find Out What Might Be Causing Them.

May 10th, 2020

A Troubleshooting Guide to Morning Aches and Pains Do you leap out of bed excited at the thought of experiencing another morning — or do you just lie there, afraid to move because of the pain you’re likely to feel? Aches and pains are never welcome, but they can really dash your spirits when they

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post-surgical rehab

Do you have an upcoming surgery? 3 Reasons to attend post-surgical rehab for a better recovery.

April 20th, 2020

Every year, our physical therapy team meets thousands of individuals recovering from surgery. Whether you’re undergoing a joint replacement, a back surgery, or some other procedure, we’re confident that working with a physical therapist can help you heal up and get back to your active lifestyle as efficiently and safely as possible. Curious about why

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back exercises

Perform these back exercises at home to get back to your normal life efficiently

April 6th, 2020

Are you feeling back pain after being quarantined to your home? You may be wondering, “Why is this? I’ve barely left the couch!” Well, therein lies the issue. The sedentary lifestyle that I’m sure many people have experienced since being quarantined to their homes can actually lead to more aches, pains, and discomfort than one

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Herniated-disc-pain

Herniated disc pain. What it feels like and when you should see a physical therapist

March 20th, 2020

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. If you believe your pain and dysfunction is caused by a herniated disc, we encourage you to contact Recovery Physical Therapy today to

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Sprains and Strains

Understanding the Difference Between Sprains and Strains – and How PT Can Help

March 10th, 2020

Imagine – you’re walking down the street, paying little attention to where you’re walking, when suddenly your ankle rolls off the curb and you feel a pain in your ankle. How many of you have been in that situation before? While there will surely be immediate pain, it is sometimes difficult to determine if visiting

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Plantar Fasciitis-Foot Pain

Plantar Fasciitis-Foot Pain Explained

February 13th, 2020

Plantar Fasciitis is one of the most common foot injuries that is seen by health providers. It can be described as an inflammation of fibrous tissue that runs on the bottom part of your foot; it is a vital connection from the base of your heel all the way to your toes. It can affect

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Pre-hab

Pre-hab: What It Is and Why You Should Do It

February 10th, 2020

Do you have a surgery coming up? Do the demands of your sport or job put you at risk of sustaining an injury? Have you noticed that your joints and muscles have become frailer and weaker? If so, preventative rehabilitation (also known as “pre-hab”) can greatly benefit you. Pre-hab is a special physical therapy service

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core-strength

How to Improve Your Balance By Increasing Your Core Strength

February 4th, 2020

The relationship between core strength and balance is something that has been widely discussed within the physical therapy field for several years. Your trunk contains multiple core muscles that work to prevent physically limiting conditions, such injuries, lower back pain, or balance and gait disorders. When your core is strong, it helps keep you upright

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