Stress-Related Headaches Getting You Down? Physical Therapy Can Help
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Stress-Related Headaches Getting You Down? Physical Therapy Can Help

Millions of people suffer from different types of headaches. A few include sinus headaches, hormone headaches, and migraines. Different types of stress can also play a role in causing headaches. In fact, stress-related headaches are considered one of the most common headaches that people have. It’s important to understand how a stress headache differs from…

Did You Know You Could Benefit From Stretching Both Before and After Your Workout?

Did You Know You Could Benefit From Stretching Both Before and After Your Workout?

Working out on a regular basis is a great way to improve and maintain good health. If you’re not stretching before and after your workout, however, you’re not really taking advantage of a complete workout routine. Stretching exercises are a staple of physical therapy for many reasons. In fact, there are several specific benefits of…

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…

Struggling with Herniated Disc Pain? How to Tell When It’s Time to See a Physical Therapist
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Struggling with Herniated Disc Pain? How to Tell When It’s Time to See a Physical Therapist

Did You Know You Could Relieve Your Herniated Disc Pains with Physical Therapy? Did you know that a herniated disc can occur anywhere in your spine? At our physical therapy clinic, we see disc herniations frequently among our patients with back, arm, and/or leg pain. Strange neck pains, back pains, or extremity symptoms can indicate…

Physical Therapy: Treating Arthritis the Safe and Easy Way
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Physical Therapy: Treating Arthritis the Safe and Easy Way

Anyone living with arthritis knows how debilitating it can be. Several people dealing with arthritic aches and pains end up resorting to steroid injections, antirheumatic drugs, or even joint replacement surgery, in order to manage their pain. However, physical therapy itself has proven successful for many arthritis sufferers. Before turning to potentially harmful drugs or…

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…