Aches and pains are an inevitable part of life and sometimes medication cannot manage it. Certain signs could indicate the need to see a physical therapist. In short, physical therapists commonly referred to (PT) are experts in movement with a focus on the musculoskeletal system and potentially other body systems depending on their area of expertise.
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School is in session and no matter where learning takes place - in the classroom or virtually, it’s important to stay active throughout the day. In the classroom setting, children have movement built in with the changing of classrooms, recess, and gym. At home, children are often seated in one room in front of a computer or at a table. Most of us know that activity has many physical benefits, but it is important to remember that being physically active also helps with brain health and cognition. To keep your student active and healthy, try building in some movement time throughout the day!
Yoga is a mind and body practice with a history going back 5,000 years in ancient Indian philosophy. There are many styles of yoga that combine physical postures, breathing techniques, and meditation or relaxation. In the modern day, yoga is a common exercise with options for beginners and experts alike. In yoga, you will be challenged, delighted and humbled all at the same time while strengthening both the mind and the body. While poses may look easy, yoga will have you sweating in no time. Yoga is loved by many due to being equal parts exercise and mindful focusing. If you haven’t tried it, you may be missing out. Yoga has an endless amount of benefits. Check out the top 5! Read more...
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
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
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
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
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
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
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