Category: physical fitness

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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Do you have an upcoming surgery? 3 Reasons to attend post-surgical rehab for a better recovery.

April 20th, 2020

Every year, our physical therapy team at US Rehab & Health Services meets thousands of individuals recovering from surgery. Whether you’re undergoing a joint replacement, a back surgery, or some other procedure, we’re confident that working with a physical therapist can help you heal up and get back to your active lifestyle as efficiently and

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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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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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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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