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3 May, 2021

3 Stretches For a Better, Brighter Morning

Some of us are morning people, and some of us aren’t. Think about it for a second, how do you wake up every day? Do you greet the morning with a smile, or do you wince in anticipation of the pain you’re about to experience once you get out of bed? If it hurts you

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20 Apr, 2021

4 Reasons Physical Therapy is a Better Option For Pain Relief Than Opioids

Have you ever felt a nagging or constant pain that just wouldn’t go away no matter what you did? You might have suffered from “chronic pain.” Chronic pain affects 50 million adults in America—that’s nearly 20 percent of us! You might be part of that statistic if your pain and dysfunction have been a fixture

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10 Apr, 2021

5 Tips to Be More Active During Your Work Day

Where are you right now as you read this? We’re guessing you’re most likely sitting down. We aren’t psychic! It’s just that most Americans spend around 12 hours per day sitting, and sadly, this kind of excessive sedentary behavior has been linked with an increased risk for chronic disease and early death. Some research even

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20 Mar, 2021

Battling Back Pain? Physical Therapy Can Provide Relief.

Don’t let this condition rule your life. Are you suffering from chronic low back pain? According to Healthline, at least 80% of Americans will experience low back pain in their lifetime. That’s a startling statistic for such an uncomfortable condition. Most back pain is the result of an injury or degenerative condition, and dealing with

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10 Mar, 2021

A Change in Diet Can Relieve Your Pain!

Making healthier eating choices can make a serious difference in your everyday life. The phrase “you are what you eat” is absolutely true. Believe it or not, the foods we eat can make a tremendous impact—both positive and negative—on the chronic pain we may be feeling. Take a moment and try to remember what you

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20 Feb, 2021

Suffering With Back Pain? It Could Be Your Thighs…

Are you suffering with back pain? If you are, you are among the majority. That’s right, around 80% of the population deals with back pain at some point in their life. If you fall into this category, you know the annoyance that is caused by frequent back pain. As you know, back pain can interfere

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15 Aug, 2020

Hip and Knee Pain Relief with Physical Therapy

There are so many causes of hip and knee pain, from excess weight to sports injuries, advancing age to repetitive motion injuries. Whatever the cause of your hip and/or knee pain, if you are experiencing it regularly you need to find a way to manage it. Many people use medications like anti-inflammatories to minimize their

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5 Aug, 2020

Addressing chronic back pain: 5 Tips to help you feel better faster

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, around 1 in 5 people have chronic pain. If you experience pain and discomfort on a daily basis, we encourage you to consult with a physical therapist who can work with you to address the symptoms and causes of your pain and help you gain better

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20 Jul, 2020

Reduce Opioid Consumption and Feel Better with Physical Therapy

Long-term opioid consumption is not a good strategy for managing chronic pain. In addition to the risk of addiction, opioids simply alleviate the symptoms (pain) of a larger problem. For very real, measurable improvement over chronic pain, physical therapy has been proven to be a much better option than opioids or other pharmaceutical painkillers. If

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10 Jul, 2020

Herniated disc pain. What it feels like and when you should see a physical therapist

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 North Park Medical today to

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