3 Things We Do Everyday That Cause Neck Pain

Neck Pain

Let’s take a fun quiz that might help you live with less neck pain… (And if you answer ‘yes’ to any of these questions… read on!) When you sleep at night, do you find yourself sleeping on your stomach? Or with more than one pillow in a twisted position? When you’re relaxing at home, do…

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Headaches and Migraines: “Was it Something I Ate?”

Migraine

Let’s talk about headaches… Whether it’s the mid-afternoon pounding headache or an agonizing pain that leaves you sensitive to light and feeling sick, headaches are something most of us have experienced at one point or another. But for some, headaches are a much larger problem and can even affect everyday life…. Brenda, a patient of…

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How Everyday Activities Like Sleeping Can Cause Neck Pain… And What You Can Do To Change This

Neck Pain

Have you ever had a slight pain in your neck, but didn’t really think much of it? Especially if you knew it was because you slept in an awkward position? We hear this quite often from our patients when they first come in to the clinic to see us. By the end of their therapy…

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Why Walking in Autumn Can Make You Feel Healthier and Happier

Let’s talk about fall. Specifically, the number one thing that most people stop doing around this time of year- getting outdoors.. While other states have the summer to spend lots of time outside, for us, our outdoor ventures begin in the fall. It’s the perfect time to enjoy fresh air. In fact, it even comes…

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Vestibular Dysfunction

Vertigo

Today we’re discussing a topic that many people are shocked to find out physical therapists are able to treat. Vertigo. We’ve seen hundreds of vertigo patients over the years at our clinic and, without a shadow of a doubt, 99 out of 100 will say something to the effect of: “I’m here because I’m dizzy.…

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Fall Prevention

Fall Prevention

During evaluations with our patients, predominantly those over the age of 70, we recognize a fear and concern that they reveal of losing their mobility or independence due to a fall. They express how they don’t like it when it takes them multiple attempts to get up out of a chair, stool, or booth at…

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Tips to Keep Active, Healthy, and Feeling Great This Season

Autumn Walk

With those long summer days nearly behind us, it can be easy to forget the benefits of getting outside when we should let the cooler temperatures allow us to spend time outside… People tend to stop exercising completely and spend more time indoors doing things like watching TV and sitting for longer periods of time.…

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Benign Positional Paroxysmal Vertigo (BPPV)

Vertigo

Let’s talk about vestibular rehab. Have you ever been told by your doctor that you have crystals in your ears? This is referred to as a condition called benign positional paroxysmal vertigo, or BPPV and is very easily treated. It’s characterized specifically by a room spinning sensation upon lying down, rolling over in bed or…

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What If Your Knee Pain is Caused by Your Ankles? And Back Pain From Your Hips…

Pain Connections

Are you ignoring that pain when you walk? When you get out of bed and continue to go about your day? At Preferred Physical Therapy we help people with lower back pain, neck pain, shoulder, and knee pain daily… and it’s safe to say that imbalances or “asymmetries” in the body are the number one…

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What To Do To Keep Up With Exercise- Even If You’re Having Problems With Arthritic Hips And Knees

Cycling

Many people think that walking or jogging is the only way to exercise while enjoying the fresh air. Yet, the health benefits of doing something like cycling are endless. Cycling regularly can help improve physical fitness, ease stress (due to the rush of endorphins being released) and it’s also a great way to reduce your…

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