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Say No to Opioids! 3 Ways Physical Therapy Can Naturally Relieve Pain

June 8th, 2020

Physical Therapy: The Natural Alternative to Drugs Does the prospect of taking painkilling drugs for the rest of your life fill you with concern? If it doesn’t, then it should — especially if the drugs in question are opioids. Many chronic pain sufferers who can’t get the relief they need from NSAIDs or steroids feel

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Is the pain in your back caused by a herniated disc? Here’s how to know.

May 18th, 2020

A herniated disc refers to an issue with one of the rubbery cushions that are in between the vertebrae. A spinal disc has a soft jellylike interior with a tougher exterior. Symptoms of a Herniated Disc While most herniated discs occur in the lower back, they also can occur in the cervical area. Symptoms are

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Do You Know The Difference Between Sprains and Strains?

April 20th, 2020

We’ve all been there – walking down the street, not paying attention when suddenly your ankle slips off the curb. There’s immediate pain, but it’s difficult to determine if it’s an injury that will go away on its own with a little RICE (rest, ice, compression, elevation) treatment, or if a visit to the doctor

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