Category: Health and Wellness

NO MORE OPIOIDS! Seek help from a physical therapist.

June 20th, 2020

You’ve seen the headlines, and you know that opioids are the major driver behind the widespread drug crisis in America. We also know that if you or a loved one has chronic pain, you may be feeling frustrated and confused about your options. At our physical therapy clinic, we stand with the Centers for Disease

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Desk Job

How to Stay Active When You Have a Desk Job

May 20th, 2020

At US Rehab & Health Services, we see hard-working patients who want to excel in their careers and provide for their families—but it’s hard to do that when dealing with an injury. Unfortunately, many people eventually realize that it’s the sedentary nature of their job that’s directly impacting their health and job performance. Everyone needs

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Nutrition

If You Don’t Think Nutrition Has an Effect on Your Aches and Pains, Think Again.

May 10th, 2020

Are Your Dietary Choices Making You Hurt? Some people eat to live, others live to eat — and still others are feeding their chronic aches and pains without even realizing it. If your pain issues have gotten steadily worse, maybe you need to look at your nutritional choices. Eating too much and/or eating the wrong

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COVID-19

Tips for COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

March 20th, 2020

We know everyone has been concerned about all the news regarding COVID-19, or Coronavirus. We wanted to take a minute to offer information about what we are doing, as well as some tips that you can consider for yourself. We are doing our best to minimize your risk for exposure to COVID-19 as well as

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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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Energy

Decrease Your Pain and Increase Your Energy With These 5 Tips

January 30th, 2020

When you live with pain, it can limit you from doing daily tasks and activities that you enjoy. Fortunately, there are some simple tips you can incorporate into your daily life, in order to decrease your pain and increase your energy. By doing these in tandem with your physical therapy treatments, you can recover faster

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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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opioids

Rid Yourself of Harmful Opioids with the Help of Physical Therapy

December 20th, 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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Improve Your Health, Strength, and Physical Activity with These 4 Simple Tips!

October 15th, 2019

It’s not always easy to be active. We’ve all been there – letting the dumbbells collect dust in the garage, throwing the yoga mat in the storage closet, constantly walking by the running shoes without a second glance. However, once you get in the habit of being habit, it becomes much easier. With these 4

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man holding his ankle after a sprain

What’s the Difference Between Sprains and Strains?

September 3rd, 2019

It is a common misconception that “sprains” and “strains” are interchangeable terms. In reality, there are some key differences between the two. In order to understand how they differ, it is important to first understand what ligaments and tendons are. Ligaments connect bones to bones within a joint, while tendons connect bones to muscles. When

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