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Don’t Just Get That Regular Exercise — Do Your Post-Workout Stretches, Too! There’s no doubt about it: American aren’t getting enough physical activity. Healthy adults should be making a point of getting at least 150 minutes of moderate physical activity every week. If you already know that you need to be more active, you may be preparing a regular exercise regimen of your own. That’s a great start, but don’t forget to finish correctly. A few minutes of gen...
Posted on 2020-03-20
If you work with a physical therapist to help manage a chronic pain condition, you will probably receive some nutritional advice as part of the process. Physical therapists are not nutritionists, but providing nutritional advice to patients is well within the scope of a physical therapist’s duties. For some chronic conditions, dietary changes can make the biggest difference in reducing or eliminating pain. If you’d like more information on how nutrition and physical therapy go hand...
Posted on 2020-03-10
A Message of Hope for Chronic Back Pain Sufferers. Do you feel as if your chronic back pain has locked you out of your own life? This nagging, excruciating symptom can stem from a variety of underlying causes, in some cases growing progressively worse from day to day until you can hardly move at all. Even with these awful limitations, however, you may be understandably wary of subjecting your back to the risks of major surgery. The good news is that you may not need to go to such extremes, th...
Posted on 2020-02-20
Imagine waking up, fully rested after 8 hours of sleep. As you gently awake, you move to sit up… only to be hit with an ache in your back. The aches in your shoulders and neck quickly follow as you move, but as you go to stand up, they are eclipsed by the dull ache in your hips and legs. How can you feel so terrible after a full night’s sleep? Your mattress may be to blame. Don’t believe us? Call Healings Hands Physical Therapy to schedule an appointment with our physical th...
Posted on 2020-02-10
Physical therapy is a highly beneficial form of treatment that can address many of the most common sources of pain. However, there are many people who don’t realize that the pain they are experiencing is something that can be easily addressed with physical therapy. If you are experiencing any of the five common symptoms listed here, then it may be time to consult with a physical therapist at Healing Hands as far as the best ways to address your pain and discomfort. 1.Back pai...
Posted on 2020-02-06
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