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    Improve sleep Make you exercise more often Reduce pain Lower blood pressure Strengthen our immune system Lower stress Activate the healing relaxation response Help you live longer psychologytoday Physical therapists aim to improve people’s overall function, movement, and general wellbeing Through extensive research, statistics widely report physical therapy to be Read More…

    During the holidays we tend to forget the life-changing gift of giving ourselves the gift of health and self-care we each deserve: Do what you need to do in order to stay healthy, energetic, and present in your life. Schedule time to take a breath during the holiday season. Give yourself Read More…

    The best way to take care of your health is to take an active role in your own health care. To do this, you need to know about your options and your rights as a patient. Patients need to become better educated and demanding more and better options from their health Read More…

    Chronic Pain Facts September Newsletter

    Posted on: September 19, 2018

    Chronic pain lasts. Pain is considered chronic when it continues beyond the usual recovery period for an injury or an illness. It may be continuous or come and go. Chronic pain, sometimes called persistent pain, can be very stressful for both the body and the soul and requires careful, ongoing attention to Read More…

    June is Migrane Awareness Month

    Posted on: June 18, 2018

      Face the FACTS! Chronic migraine is defined as headache on 15 or more days a month for at least three months having the features of migraine headache on at least 8 days of month Individuals with chronic migraine often experience migraines that are more severe and longer lasting even Read More…

    April Newsletter – Got the APRIL ACHES?

    Posted on: April 27, 2018

    April Showers bring more than flowers Changes in barometric pressure can cause expansion and contraction of tendons, muscles, bones and scar tissues, resulting in pain in the tissues that are affected by arthritis. The notion that weather or seasonal changes affect rheumatic diseases, especially symptoms of RA, has been prevalent and Read More…

    So many people suffer from headaches and migraines daily. Often these headaches are related to postures that cause muscle imbalances and holding patterns that produce fascial adhesions. Even in the cranium where the sutures are between the bony plates are fascial connections that can become adhered and throw out the Read More…

    Warm up before hitting the yard! Did you know that mowing your lawn with a push mower for 30 minutes could burn over 200 calories?Here are a few easy tips to warm up your muscles and joints to avoid straining your body, hopefully making your gardening and lawncare more enjoyable: Read More…

    Question: Can cervical myofascial spasms cause voice problems when speaking, such as tremors or sound of being nervous? Answer:  Yes in extreme cases or when in conjunction with another diagnosis like cervical dystonia we have seen changes with swallowing and speaking. Scaring in the anterior neck can also cause this Read More…

    Myofascial Release at Home

    Posted on: September 14, 2017

    Myofascial Release at Home Over the years, both alternative and allopathic therapists have embraced myofasial release massage as one of the best ways to ease pain, tension, and rehabilitate a number of injuries. Are you experiencing back pain, muscle tension, inflexibility or restricted blood flow? Myofascial release is what you Read More…