What Is A Doctor Of Physical Therapy?

This is a popular question. Many patients want to check what type of education and professional certification is required before booking an appointment with a Physical Therapist. They want confirmation that we’re fit to practice and know what we’re talking about. But most importantly, they want to know that we can help them get out…

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What To Wear For Physical Therapy

Are you confused about what to wear to physical therapy? It might seem like a silly question. I mean, you certainly don’t need to dress up for a physical therapy appointment. It’s not a fancy-dress party, and you won’t be turned away from the door if you’re not wearing a specific “having physiotherapy” uniform. Nor…

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How To Sleep With Back Pain

Is chronic back pain keeping you awake at night? We feel your pain. As if back pain wasn’t bad enough during the day, it morphs into a whole new beast after dark. During waking hours, you try to distract yourself from the pain, keeping busy – as they say. In most cases, combined with pain…

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Top Tips For Driving With Back Pain

Have you ever found yourself driving along, having started your journey completely devoid of discomfort, only for your trip to suddenly trigger a nauseating amount of pain? It’s not your vehicle that’s at fault. Nearly all modern cars are designed to provide sumptuous levels of refinement and comfort. It’s highly unlikely to be the road…

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Stretches That Help With Sciatica Pain Relief

Are you looking for ways to reduce the searing pain of Sciatica? Our patients tell us sciatic pain feels like someone has plugged you into the mains – with jolts of burning pain that feels like electric shocks. During a flare-up, they say even small and subtle movements cause excruciating pain. To those who have…

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Back Pain: Treatment And Diagnosis

Is back pain keeping you awake at night? Back pain can either be a low-level irritation or a serious medical issue, and it’s challenging to know the difference without a medical degree. If you have back pain right now and you’re unsure whether you need to seek medical attention, please read on. We’ve put together…

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Coping with Covid: How to stay healthy when sheltering in place

For most of us, our entire world is turned upside down.  Kids are not going to school, employees are not going to work, and many people do not leave their house.  As the old adage goes “this too shall pass” but currently we are living in a never imagined situation.  Here are four simple tips to help you…

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Do You Know What Your Shoes Have to Say About You?

Forget about reading palms, try reading the soles of your shoes! By analyzing the bottom of our shoes, we can gain some pretty neat information about our physical body. If you have a pair of shoes you have worn for a few months you may be able to see uneven foot patterns, meaning that the…

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Holiday Traveling with Back Pain

If you suffer with back pain, daily tasks such as cooking, cleaning can be difficult and exhausting. Add to that the constant pain is invisible to those on the outside and can flare without warning.  This pain should prevent you from traveling during the holidays, it just requires some extra precautions and planning.  Fill your medications…

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5 Steps to Reclaiming Your Life After Your Chronic Pain Diagnosis

If you’ve been recently diagnosed with a chronic pain condition, you’re likely still reeling from the news. You may be shocked by your diagnosis and desperate for answers from your doctor. Being told you have a chronic pain condition can be a turning point in your life, but it doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s all…

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