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Category Archives: Health Tips

  • Getting to the Root of the Problem! Don’t Mask the Symptoms With Meds

    February 10th, 2019

    Chronic pain and other types of pain can put a dent in your lifestyle. If you’re suffering from pain, be sure to give Crestview Physical Therapy a call to learn how our physical therapists can get you on the path to a pain-free life. Don’t make the mistake of...

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  • Want Less Joint Pain and More Mobility? Give Physical Therapy a Try!

    January 20th, 2019

    For whatever reason, your joints just aren’t what they used to be. Whether you’ve been struggling with a recent injury that makes motion painful or you’re simply suffering the usual effects of age-related osteoarthritis, you can’t get around without aches and pains. But gulping down painkillers and leading a...

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  • 9 Reasons Why You Need to Start Stretching

    December 20th, 2018

    If you haven’t made stretching a part of your daily life yet, here is the only question we have for you: Why not? A good stretch is the perfect way to start your day, whether you’re young or old, fit or unfit. There are tremendous benefits to stretching, and...

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  • 5 Quick Tricks to Stay Active!

    November 20th, 2018

    As humans, we are on a never-ending hamster wheel that demands we get as much done as possible, but it’s time that we all become a little more realistic about what is and isn’t possible through sheer willpower.   Repeat after us: My willpower has limits.   Try as...

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  • How Proper Nutrition can Reduce Pain and Inflammation

    October 10th, 2018

    Proper nutrition can play a key role if you deal with chronic pain or inflammation in your life. Eating the right foods can help your body recover from many different conditions, which is why diet is an important part of any physical therapy regimen. Proper exercise, reducing stress and...

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  • Feeling Stiff and Achy? Physical Therapy Can Help!

    August 20th, 2018

    Everyone wakes up feeling some pain in their joints or muscles from time to time. But if you find yourself consistently waking up stiff and achy, it might be time for pain-relief work with a physical therapist. Aching or stiff joints may be a minor problem that is easily...

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  • The Unexpected Benefits of Stretching

    August 10th, 2018

    Many non-athletes — and even a few actual jocks — are guilty of either rushing through their warm-up stretching, or skipping the cool-down moves after the workout. Yet, along with cardio and strength-training, stretching also delivers significant health benefits. You probably already know that stretching extends your overall range...

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  • How Staying Active at Work Can Increase Productivity

    July 20th, 2018

    Picture yourself at work. Hunched over a keyboard, clicking away on a mouse, answering the phone, or having meetings, the most moving around you are likely to do is to and from the copy machine. It is no surprise that our sedentary jobs are causing fatigue and stiffness, both...

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  • Tips to Treat Your Arthritis Pain

    July 10th, 2018

    If you are like the one in four American adults who suffer from arthritis symptoms, you are looking for options for managing the day to day aches and pains and often debilitating loss of mobility.  Fortunately, there are many things you can do that, when combined with physical therapy,...

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  • Still hurting? Your Diet Could Be Why  

    June 20th, 2018

    What you put in your mouth can make your aches and pains worse. Like they say, “You are what you eat.” There are many foods that can cause inflammation and actually result in pain. Eating a healthier diet can help you feel better, without those nagging aches and pains....

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