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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There’s no denying that summer is here in all its splendor: the sunshine, the additional daylight, and the warm weather! Longer summer days usually means more time outdoors. As you get ready to go for a run, play some ball, or take to the golf course, remember that an increase in activity can also mean an increase in risk of injury.
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
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
Chronic pain is extremely common – with over 100 million sufferers in the U.S. alone – so if you are struggling with chronic pain, you are definitely not alone. Standard pain medications have so many undesirable qualities that you cannot rely on them fully to treat your pain, which can leave you wondering if you
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
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
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
It is no secret that the United States is a country with very high levels of medication. With countless over-the-counter drugs for pain management, it can seem simple to turn to drugs for pain relief. It is also a common practice for physicians to prescribe heavier pain relievers, such as the opioids that have resulted