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The Connection Between Core Strength and Better Balance

June 20th, 2019

Physical therapy as an industry has been talking about the link between core strength and better balance for years. When the “core” muscles around your trunk are strong, they prevent chronic lower back pain and many other injuries, but they also keep you from losing your balance and falling down. A stronger core will help

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Don’t Join the Opioid Epidemic. How Physical Therapy Helps Ditch the Pain Meds.

March 10th, 2019

Instead of turning to pain medication to mask the pain, look to physical therapy to really feel like your old self again. A sudden injury or accident can turn a normal life totally upside-down. Whether it is a car accident, a slip and fall, or even a workplace injury, once an injury happens, it is

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Is Pain Stopping You From Getting Back in the Game?

February 10th, 2019

According to the American Academy of Pain Medicine, at least 100 million Americans are living with chronic pain (pain lasting longer than three months). As if this isn’t a troubling enough trend, in recent years, physicians have been prescribing more and more prescription pain medications, including opioids. In the year 2013 alone, physicians prescribed nearly

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