The Importance of Seeking the Help of a Physical Therapist Before Turning to Opioids
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The Importance of Seeking the Help of a Physical Therapist Before Turning to Opioids

At Activa Physical Therapy, we stand with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other professional organizations who recommend physical therapy and other alternatives over prescription opioids for the management of chronic pain. You’ve seen the headlines, and you know that opioids are the major driver behind the widespread drug crisis in America. We…

How Does Nutrition Help Relieve Pain and Inflammation?
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How Does Nutrition Help Relieve Pain and Inflammation?

Are you living with chronic pain or inflammation? If so, there may be a simple solution for you: changing your eating habits. Proper nutrition can play an important role in managing your discomfort. Many people live with chronic pains every day, unaware that simply eating the right foods can actually help them find relief. Maintaining…

Stop Relying On Opioids To Manage Your Pain. Physical Therapy Can Help!
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Stop Relying On Opioids To Manage Your Pain. Physical Therapy Can Help!

Do you depend on drugs like oxycodone or hydrocodone just to make it through your day without crippling pain? Do you find yourself watching the clock anxiously until it’s time for your next dosage? If you answered yes to either of these questions, it’s possible you’re on the brink of opioid dependence. You might be…

Could A Herniated Disc Be The Underlying Cause of Your Back Pain? Physical Therapy Can Help
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Could A Herniated Disc Be The Underlying Cause of Your Back Pain? Physical Therapy Can Help

Have you ever felt the sensation that an electric shock is going from your lower back to your legs? Ever experience weakness in your muscles or numbness in your arms and legs? If you’ve answered yes to either of those questions, it’s time to schedule your free consultation with Activa Physical Therapy to see a…

You Don’t Have To Live With Arthritis Pain. Physical Therapy Can Help!
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You Don’t Have To Live With Arthritis Pain. Physical Therapy Can Help!

Did you know that arthritis is one of the leading causes of joint pain? It’s true. Arthritis can come from pain in the ankles, knees, hands, elbows, or hips, and it can affect just about anyone! Sometimes it’s a pop in your knee as you descend a flight of stairs, or a painful crack in…

Thinking About Surgery For Your Chronic Pain? You Have Another Option: Physical Therapy
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Thinking About Surgery For Your Chronic Pain? You Have Another Option: Physical Therapy

Do you suffer from constant aches and pains for reasons you just can’t put your finger on? Have you gotten used to feeling a spasm here or there, but summed it up to getting older? Maybe you’ve delayed seeking medical treatment for your problem because you’re afraid of one particular solution: surgery. You have no…

Are You Having Headaches Caused By Stress? Read This to Learn How Physical Therapy Can Help You!
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Are You Having Headaches Caused By Stress? Read This to Learn How Physical Therapy Can Help You!

Picture this: it’s almost five o’clock at the office, but you have a to-do list of twenty things, and the emails just keep popping up in your inbox. You know that even when you go home tonight, all you’ll be able to think about is how much work is waiting for you at your desk…

Get Back to Comfort with These Back Exercises – All of Which You Can Do at Home!
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Get Back to Comfort with These Back Exercises – All of Which You Can Do at Home!

Are you feeling back pain after being quarantined to your home? You may be wondering, “Why is this? I’ve barely left the couch!” Well, therein lies the issue. The sedentary lifestyle that I’m sure many people have experienced since being quarantined to their homes can actually lead to more aches, pains, and discomfort than one…

Staying Healthy As We Age: The Importance of Physical Activity
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Staying Healthy As We Age: The Importance of Physical Activity

It’s pretty common to be less active the older we get, but if we want to remain as healthy as possible, we must incorporate as much physical activity into our daily lives as we can! Thankfully there are many easy ways to increase your levels of activity that most people can include in their every…