Don’t Take Low Back Pain Lying Down

According to the Integrated Benefits Institute, employees with low back pain miss four more work days per year than their coworkers who do not suffer from low back pain. If you’re one of nearly 25 percent of Americans who have back discomfort at any given time, did you know that physical therapy can help? Rather…

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In Danger of Addiction

According to the Centers for Disease Control, prescription opioid sales have quadrupled in the United States since 1999. However, there has not be an increase in the number of Americans reporting pain. In correlation to the rise of opioid sales, overdose deaths have also quadrupled in the same timeframe. The Epidemic Why has opioid use…

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The ‘Dazed and Confused’ Condition

Concussions are the most common severe sports injury. Although concussions can also occur after traumatic accidents and falls, they happen often in contact sports. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that there are about 2.5 million concussions in the U.S. each year. Anyone with concussion symptoms should seek immediate medical attention to check…

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Functional Training is a Myth!

Functional Training Is a Hoax Functional training is a deception utilized to spearhead misinformed prospective clients into choosing one trainer or program over another. In the Strength and Conditioning world, clients want to throw harder, run faster or hit the ball harder. Though these are great goals for athletic improvement, the client may not have…

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Don’t Sugarcoat This Condition

Managing Diabetes Through Physical Therapy If you’re among the nearly 30 million Americans who have been diagnosed with diabetes, then you understand the challenges of living with this chronic disease. Monitoring and managing your blood sugar levels can be a constant interference on your everyday activities. Many diabetics rely on medicine (insulin injections) to control…

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