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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. 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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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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Ankle Sprains

High Ankle Sprains in NFL Athletes

January 25th, 2020

By Krizha Adona, SPT American football athletes tend to get injured fairly often because it is a high contact sport and it requires great physical demands. High ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries that athletes may acquire during their careers. Sam Darnold of the New York Jets, Saquon Barkley of the New

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Back and Neck Pain

Treat Your Back and Neck Pain with Our Advanced PT Methods

January 20th, 2020

Did you know that studies say approximately 90% of people will be plagued by back or neck pain at some point in their lives? While it is a common complaint, it can sometimes be difficult to determine where the pain is originating on your own. Sometimes pain in one area can travel to another part

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Pre-hab

Get Back to Your Daily Life Quicker with Pre-hab

December 20th, 2019

It is common knowledge that post-surgical rehabilitation is necessary following almost any surgical procedure. This rehab is performed after surgery as a way to enhance the recovery process and help patients regain their mobility. But did you know you can also participate in rehab treatments before your surgery? Pre-surgical rehabilitation commonly referred to as “pre-hab,”

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Opioids

Rid Yourself of Harmful Opioids with the Help of Physical Therapy

December 10th, 2019

It is no secret that there has been an opioid epidemic going on for the past few years now. In fact, just in the year 2016, 116 people died each day from opioid overdose. It is estimated that about 11.5 million people living in America have misused prescription painkilling drugs. This epidemic also has a

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