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Opioids

Choosing Physical Therapy As An Alternative to Opioids

April 10th, 2021

If you’re taking opioids to manage your pain, know that it may not be in your best interest. In 2016 alone, 116 people died each day from opioid-related drug overdoses. Some 11.5 million Americans misused prescription painkillers in some way, costing an estimated $504 million in economic costs. It seems like every time you turn

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Aches and pains

Waking Up With Aches and Pains? Physical Therapy Can Help You Enjoy Your Mornings Again

March 20th, 2021

At the end of a long day, feeling a little sore is somewhat normal. This is especially true if you work a job that is very physically demanding. Most of us are pushing our bodies for somewhere between 12 – 16 hours, taking care of our families, pets, our work issues, and our homes—who wouldn’t

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4 Ways To Stay Active During Your Sedentary Work Day

March 10th, 2021

How much of your day is spent engaging in physical activity? Most of us spend eight hours a day at a desk, two to three hours a day stuck in the car, and somewhere between six to eight hours each evening in bed or lying down. Tack on another few hours sitting on the couch

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