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Symptoms and Treatment of TMJ

Symptoms and Treatment of TMJ

November 7, 2022

It can be difficult to determine exactly what causes TMJ syndrome. For some, it’s genetics. For others, it’s arthritis. It can even be a jaw injury. Regardless of the cause, most people who suffer from TMJ disorders are able to manage the condition with nonsurgical treatments and care that can be self-managed. Although surgery can …

How Can Physical Therapy Help to Reduce Back Pain?

How Can Physical Therapy Help to Reduce Back Pain?

October 24, 2022

Back pain is an incredibly common medical complaint. Up to 80% of people will experience back pain at some point in their lives. For some, this pain is temporary and heals on its own. For others, however, it’s more severe or longer-lasting. This type of back pain may require medical treatment, such as pain medication …

Your Guide to Sports Injury Recovery

Your Guide to Sports Injury Recovery

October 3, 2022

Prevention is always the best route when dealing with sports injuries. However, if you’re already experiencing a sports injury, this isn’t an option. Following rehabilitation measures, practicing safe self-treatment, and seeking help from a doctor and physical therapist are your best options for a quick, safe, and complete sports injury recovery. We break down the …

How to Prevent Lower Back Pain

How to Prevent Lower Back Pain

August 29, 2022

Lower back pain is one of the most common types of pain that people experience. Millions of people report lower back pain at any given point in time. It can range from mild to severe and even interfere with your ability to perform everyday tasks. Fortunately, there are some methods you can use to help …

How Physical Therapy Can Help Ease Neck Pain

How Physical Therapy Can Help Ease Neck Pain

August 22, 2022

The number of people who have chronic neck pain has increased by millions in the past few decades. Common treatments for neck pain, especially if it’s chronic, include medication as well as physical therapy. Physical therapy is possibly the most common treatment for neck pain. But how, exactly, does it help? What Are the Goals …

What Can Cause Pain in the Spine?

What Can Cause Pain in the Spine?

August 15, 2022

Back pain is a very common occurrence. In fact, it’s one of the leading causes of lost productivity and missed work days. What causes spinal pain may be different than what can cause lower back pain, although some spinal pain is located in the lower back. These are some common causes of pain in the …

Does Chronic Pain Raise the Risk of Dementia, Alzheimer’s, or Stroke?

Does Chronic Pain Raise the Risk of Dementia, Alzheimer’s, or Stroke?

July 25, 2022

In the year 2016, 20.4% of American adults suffered from chronic pain. That’s 50 million people across the country. Chronic pain can lead to other conditions, such as depression, anxiety, insomnia, mood swings, and more. Recently, it’s also been linked to an increased risk of Alzheimer’s, dementia, and stroke. Studies Link Chronic Pain to Increased …

What Is Text Neck and How Can You Avoid It?

What Is Text Neck and How Can You Avoid It?

July 11, 2022

Text neck is a stress-related injury to the neck that occurs when you keep your neck bent in a forward position for long periods of time. It’s called text neck because it’s often caused by texting or using phones for an extended period . What Are the Signs of Text Neck? Some signs that you …

Pelvic Pain While Walking: Causes, Prevention & Treatment

Pelvic Pain While Walking: Causes, Prevention & Treatment

April 29, 2022

Pelvic pain is unfortunately common. Many people will experience pelvic pain either at a certain point in their lifetimes or even throughout their lives. Pelvic pain that occurs while you’re walking can be caused by a variety of different health conditions and in some cases may be preventable. What Causes Pelvic Pain While Walking? If …

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