Category: Back and Neck Pain

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

April 10th, 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 us today to schedule an

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Back or Neck Pain

The 5 Best Ways Physical Therapy Can Treat Your Back or Neck Pain

February 20th, 2020

There are a variety of reasons why you may be experiencing back or neck pain. For example, any changes in the spine’s anatomy can lead to back pain, such as lumbar disc herniation, lumbar degenerative disc disease, sacroiliac joint dysfunction, or osteoarthritis. The most common cause of neck pain is due to muscle strains. There

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Balance

Balance Yourself By Improving Your Core Strength With Physical Therapy Treatments

February 10th, 2020

One of the most effective and powerful aspects of physical therapy is core strength training. The set of muscles that make up your core also work to anchor your center of gravity. This helps maintain your balance, both when you’re moving and when you’re standing still. Through physical therapy treatments, you can strengthen your core

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Sciatica

Does Your Sciatica Require PT Intervention? 3 Indicators That it Might

January 21st, 2020

Your sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in your body that runs from your lower back down your legs, ending at the feet. People who experience sciatica pains usually report the the sensation as “shooting pains” down one side of their body. Sciatica symptoms do not always require physical therapy intervention; however, PT services can

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Herniated Disc

So You’ve Been Having Back Pain… Could it be Caused by a Herniated Disc?

December 10th, 2019

The spine is an incredibly complex part of the body – it is comprised of 24 bones, and 5 of those are located within the lower back. There are also several nerves and intervertebral discs that make up the spine. Because of the complexities, however, it is possible for certain things to go wrong. Sometimes

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Treat Your Back and Neck Pain with Our Advanced PT Methods

November 20th, 2019

Did you know that studies say approximately 90% of people will be plagued by back pain 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

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How to Improve Your Balance By Increasing Your Core Strength

November 12th, 2019

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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The Top 5 Ways Proper Posture can Help Alleviate Back Pain

August 19th, 2019

Everyone has heard the importance of sitting or standing up straight. However, maintaining proper posture at all hours of the day is usually easier said than done. Many people experience back pain due to poor posture. Sitting and standing up straight allows for proper spinal alignment, which can prevent back pain. However, it can be

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Could Your Back Pain be Caused by a Herniated Disc?

June 4th, 2019

Did you know that back pain is the highest reported area of pain across the United States? Chronic back pain is one of the most common reasons that people seek physical therapy treatment. 60-80% of people will experience back pain of some sort in their lives, and it is likely that it may be caused

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