Stretching for Neck and Back Pain Relief

June 22nd, 2017

Many aches and pains in the neck and back stem from tight muscles. Stretching the tight muscles along the back of your neck, strengthening the muscles in the front of your neck and improving body posture in general, can help to release neck pain. Our experts in physical therapy can help you achieve all of

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Six Easy Steps to Less Pain and More Energy

June 7th, 2017

Do you sometimes feel sluggish, tired, achy, sore, or have low energy? Those could be signs that a daily routine of sitting for long hours in your car, at your desk, or at home watching TV is starting to wear your body down. Your body is meant to move, so the unnatural act of sitting

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Why Physical Therapy should be on your Annual Check-up List

June 2nd, 2017

Many people go to their doctor once a year for a physical. However, this physical by your primary care physician is not specifically catered to your musculoskeletal system. That’s why you need an annual physical therapy check-up. Your body is constantly changing and adapting and as a result, aberrant movements and compensatory patterns surface that

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How to walk better

May 12th, 2017

You may be asking, “isn’t there just one way to walk?”  Not much to think about.  But on the contrary, it’s important HOW you walk for hip, knee, back, and leg pain.  Walking is often the best medicine. Learning to walk properly is a big part of the rehabilitation of knee and hip pain. Here are

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5 Ways to Relieve Neck and Back Pain

May 12th, 2017

Back and neck pain can stop you in your tracks, affecting your work and interfering with your recreational activities. It takes the fun right out of your day. How to Reduce Neck and Back Pain Your pain might be from a previous injury, arthritis, bad posture or another cause. However, there are things that you can

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Increasing Core Strength to Relieve Pain

May 12th, 2017

Core strength has become a popular topic because it affects the function of the entire body. A strong core means better stability, fewer injuries and less physical stress. Weak core muscles can lead to chronic back and neck pain. Signs of weak core muscles include slumping in your chair, poor posture at your desk or

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How to Be Healthier, Stronger and More Active

May 12th, 2017

When you get right down to it, health doesn’t have anything to do with looking like a supermodel; it’s really about having a body whose every system is in good working order. The great news is that you have more control over everything happening in your body — from your circulation to your breathing and stress

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Squat Form Check

May 11th, 2017

The Squat is a full body compound exercise and works the whole body.  Often our patients will learn proper squat form during their physical therapy treatment. Squat Form 101 Your build determines how proper Squat form looks like for you. The wider your shoulders are, the wider your grip should be and you should not have

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Lower your Golf Score & Play Pain Free

April 13th, 2017

Is pain or an injury interfering with your golfing performance and enjoyment? Have you lost distance, accuracy, and consistency with your shots? HealthQuest’s Golf Program addresses physical limitations that may be limiting your golfing potential. Our Golf Program assesses strength, balance, and evaluates body mechanics and their relationship to injury. The results of the assessment

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How To Relieve Shoulder Pain

March 28th, 2017

Do you have aching shoulders? Do you know that the problem could be a result of rotator cuff damage? That’s right, your shoulder pain that comes along with certain motions or that you notice during sleep could be a result of rotator cuff issues. Or maybe your son/daughter is getting ready for softball/baseball and they

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