Category: Health

Opioids or PT

Why Choose Opioids When You Can Choose Physical Therapy?

May 20th, 2019

It is no secret that there is an opioid crisis plaguing the nation. In fact, just within the year of 2016, opioid overdoses claimed the lives of 116 people each day. It is also estimated that about 11.5 million Americans misuse the pain-management drugs they’re prescribed, costing approximately $504 million in economic costs. Researchers have

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Strain or Sprain

Is Your Discomfort Caused by a Strain or a Sprain?

May 10th, 2019

It’s a scenario that’s all too common to many of us: walking down the street, not paying attention, when suddenly – your ankle slips off the curb. You feel immediate pain but can’t tell if you should seek medical attention or not. Some injuries can go away on their own with a little RICE (rest,

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10 Reasons to See a Physical Therapist

April 20th, 2019

Physical therapy is a type of specialized rehabilitative care that focuses on the prevention, treatment, and management of disorders associated with the joints and muscles. Licensed physical therapists are experts in human anatomy and the science of movement, or kinesiology. For this reason, a good physical therapist is uniquely qualified to help in ways that

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