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What You Need to Know About Sprains, Strains and Ankle Pains!

August 20th, 2019

While the terms sprain and strain are often used interchangeably, there is a key difference between the two. A sprain is the tearing or overstretching of ligaments. And ligaments are the rows of tissue that connect bones in a joint. The most common location for a sprain happens to be the ankle joint. A sprain

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Try a Natural Treatment! How Physical Therapy Can Help You Live Without Pain Meds.

August 10th, 2019

By any reasonable standards, ours is a highly medicated society. Scan any grocery store or pharmacy aisle and you’ll see all kinds of over-the-counter painkilling drugs. Doctors routinely write prescriptions for heavier pain relievers, including the opioid drugs that have become a national abuse nightmare. If you’re tired of suffering from chronic pain but you’re

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The Connection Between Core Strength and Better Balance

May 20th, 2019

Physical therapy as an industry has been talking about the link between core strength and better balance for years. When the “core” muscles around your trunk are strong, they prevent chronic lower back pain and many other injuries, but they also keep you from losing your balance and falling down. A stronger core will help

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