Pain & Injury

10 Ways To Manage Pain with Physical Therapy


TENS – TENS unit stimulates nerves and produces a massaging and tingling sensation to decrease pain. Ultrasound – Ultrasound warms deep structures, improves blood flow and flexibility and allows for better stretching.  Superficial heat or Ice – A hot compress warms superficial structures, decreases muscle spasm and increases blood flow.  Ice- Cold pack decreases redness…

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Are You Experiencing Lower Back Pain When Bending Or Sitting?

Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain comes in various forms including continuous aches and perpetual or intermittent discomfort. In some cases, individuals may experience severe pain when they straighten their backs, rise up from a chair, sit down or bend forward. If you are currently experiencing lower back pain, below are several causes: Reason A: Sacral Tumors Sacrum…

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Is Obesity (Or Apple-Shaped Body) a Possible Cause of Back Pain?


The association between obesity and chronic back pain has long been a subject of debate among researchers. Both obesity and back pain are public health problems that should be taken seriously. However, the relationship between back pain and body composition is yet to be established. On one side, there are those who believe back pain…

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