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  • Is Arthritis Paining You? Physical Therapy Can Help

    If you have arthritis, you know how debilitating it can be. It affects millions of people and is the most commonly reported chronic illness across the nation. Arthritis is a disorder of the joints that causes them to become inflamed. The inflammation causes the pain and stiffness that you feel, and it can result in […]

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  • 5 Reasons Why Stretching Will Benefit Your Overall Health

    Stretching is an important part of physical therapy, and many physical therapists will include specific stretches into their sessions. Strength and endurance are both undeniably important; however, stretching is a crucial part of anyone’s exercise regimen, whether you are an athlete or someone coping with aches and pains. Stretching helps in increasing flexibility, which can […]

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  • How to Make Your Stress-Related Headaches Disappear

    Did you know that headaches are the third most common pain complaint throughout the world? They can impact your quality of life and make it difficult to function normally. Luckily, headache relief can be found through physical therapy. Our Flat Rock Physical Therapy team will work with you to provide pain relief from headaches, in […]

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  • The 7 Best Ways to Get Yourself Moving

    It is easy to turn physical activity into an all-or-nothing” attitude. Our Flat Rock Physical Therapy team gets it – you had a long day at work, you drove your kids all around town for their extracurricular activities, and on top of that, you still have to make dinner and prepare to do it all […]

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  • The Natural Way to Treat Arthritis Pain – Without Medication

    There are numerous different types of arthritis that people experience – in fact, the term “arthritis” is used to describe over 100 different types of joint pain and joint disease that millions of people suffer from. Arthritis is known to affect the elderly since it becomes more apparent with age; however, it is also possible […]

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  • Ached by Lower Back Pain? Stand up Straighter with Physical Therapy

    Lower back pain is a sensation all too familiar to millions of people. This ache can hinder many aspects of your life: working, spending time with friends and family, partaking in the activities you enjoy, and even just relaxing. The World Health Organization estimates that in the United States, 149 million days of work are […]

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  • Eating Right: A Simple Technique for Reducing Pain and Inflammation

    Do you deal with chronic pain or inflammation in your daily life? It isn’t uncommon, but it is avoidable. While exercise is a crucial part of your physical therapy regimen, proper nutrition can also play an important role.  The foods you eat work to fuel your body, and eating the right ones can help you […]

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  • Want to Recovery Even Faster? Try Pre-hab!

    If you are considering surgery, you are probably well aware of the need for rehab post-surgery. Rehab sessions with a physical therapist are a major part of the process of getting surgery — without the physical therapy of rehab, it is difficult and sometimes impossible to get on your feet again.   What you may […]

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  • Say No to Sciatica Today with Physical Therapy!

    The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the human body. It extends from the lumbar spine through the buttocks area. Sciatica is pain that results from the irritation of the sciatic nerve. Generally, pain is felt in the lumbar area and behind the thigh. The pain can also radiate to the lower limbs. Sciatica […]

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  • Bogged Down by Pain? Try These 5 Quick Tips for Less Pain and More Energy

    If you’re hurting and need quick relief, your physical therapist can help. In a customized physical therapy program, you’ll learn some highly effective pain relief techniques that can also help boost your energy. Our physical therapy providers are experienced with all types of pain, and can help you live a pain-free life at last. Get […]

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