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Recover Faster with Blood Flow Restriction

January 23rd, 2020

Are you recovering from an injury or surgical procedure? If so, you may be a candidate for blood flow restriction treatments. This may seem counterintuitive – you might ask yourself, “Why would I want to restrict my blood flow? Isn’t it good for blood to circulate?” While these are valid points, blood flow restriction treatments

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Relieving Your Pain the Natural Way – Physical Therapy as the Safer Relief Alternative

January 20th, 2020

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

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What’s the Difference Between Sprains and Strains?

January 10th, 2020

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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What Really Causes DRA & the Best Ways To Treat It

What Really Causes DRA & the Best Ways To Treat It

January 2nd, 2020

DRA is a common condition that affects many women during pregnancy.  In fact, as many as 60% of women will develop DRA during the childbearing years.  Although extremely prevalent, most physicians do not address or refer patients out for diastasis recti due to lack of knowledge.  Fortunately, you do not need a referral to make

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Increase Core Strength

How to Improve Your Balance By Increasing Your Core Strength

December 20th, 2019

The relationship between core strength and balance is something that has been widely discussed within the physical therapy field for several years. Your trunk contains multiple core muscles that work to prevent physically limiting conditions, such injuries, lower back pain, or balance and gait disorders. When your core is strong, it helps keep you upright

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