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Hip & Knee Pain Feb20th 2021

Lasting Relief for Hip & Knee Pain with Physical Therapy

If you have been struggling with hip and knee pain for very long, it may feel like your pain is here to stay. After all, can you really get any lasting relief from serious joint pain? Actually, you can, and physical therapy is one of the best ways to do it. With the right physical

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Herniated Discs: Feb10th 2021

Herniated Discs: Troubleshooting Tips From Our Physical Therapist

Something is terribly wrong with you, but you’re not quite sure what it is. Strange neck pains, back pains, or extremity symptoms can indicate a variety of potential problems — including one or more herniated discs. How can you tell for sure whether you have this specific problem? If you do have a herniated disc,

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Physical Therapy Jan20th 2021

Relieving Your Pain the Natural Way – Physical Therapy as the Safer Relief Alternative

It is no secret that the United States is a country with very high levels of medication. With countless over-the-counter drugs for pain management, it can seem simple to turn to drugs for pain relief. It is also a common practice for physicians to prescribe heavier pain relievers, such as the opioids that have resulted

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Pre-hab Jan10th 2021

Get Back to Your Daily Life Quicker with Pre-hab

It is common knowledge that post-surgical rehabilitation is necessary following almost any surgical procedure. This rehab is performed after surgery as a way to enhance the recovery process and help patients regain their mobility. But did you know you can also participate in rehab treatments before your surgery? Pre-surgical rehabilitation, commonly referred to as “pre-hab,”

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Physical Therapy Dec20th 2020

Tired of Medications? Find Relief with Physical Therapy

Pain can put some extreme limits on your life. While medication can provide temporary relief, it doesn’t actually solve the problem of your pain; rather, it merely masks the symptoms. If you have been living with acute or chronic pain and you’re looking for a natural way to successfully treat your symptoms, contact MoveMend PT

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Shoulder Pain Dec16th 2020

What is causing the pinching or ache in my shoulder?

Understanding shoulder impingement Shoulder impingement can have multiple causes and multiple diagnoses that can include: Rotator cuff tendinopathy Subacromial bursitis Partial rotator cuff tears Full rotator cuff tears And proximal biceps tendinopathy These are all related to the tissues under the acromion (see image). A way to think of this area of your shoulder is

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Stretching Dec10th 2020

9 Ways Stretching Can Improve Your Health and Wellness

Is stretching part of your daily life? If not, it should be. Stretching is a great way to start your day and it comes with a wide range of benefits. Don’t know where to start? Don’t fret! Our licensed physical therapists can help you create a stretching plan that will work best for you. To

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Stay Active Nov20th 2020

Stay Active By Incorporating These 5 Easy Steps into Your Lifestyle

With your busy life, it can be difficult to find time for physical activity. We all understand too well the lengthy to-do list that never seems to get completed. After a full day of work, running errands, making dinner, and still trying to find time to relax, it can be tough to try and force

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Stress-Related Headaches Nov10th 2020

Say Goodbye to Those Persistent Stress-Related Headaches

You know the feeling – the sudden pain that tells you a headache is coming on. It happens to all of us. Stress headaches are typically defined as a “band of pressure” that can be felt around your head, usually accompanied by tenderness of the skull and overall achiness within the head. Sometimes, the pain

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Tennis elbow isn’t just for tennis players (updated Oct. 2020)

Oct29th 2020

As we head into late fall and winter,  you may find yourself with lingering elbow pain, maybe from working from home for months without an ergonomic setup or maybe from too much gardening while you’ve been staying socially distant. That twinge of pain may be tennis elbow. But don’t let the name fool you –

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