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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Piriformis Syndrome: A Pain in the Butt (and Hip and Leg)

Hip Surgery

Are YOU willing to sacrifice your independence as you age? This is an important question that we begin to ask ourselves when we start to hurt and ache with doing simple things throughout our day. When a patient comes to our clinic for an evaluation for their hip pain, we like to take a second…

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Experiencing Hip Pain? Here’s What’s Causing It

Hip Pain

This month, I’m focusing in on a common problem that we treat here at Preferred Physical Therapy. HIP PAIN! Have YOU given up on finding a solution for your hip pain? When a patient describes their pain as either: A. “… pain radiating down the front of the leg.” B. “… pain in front of…

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Easy Ways To Ease Shoulder Pain That Keeps You Up Late At Night

Shoulder Pain

Let’s talk about shoulder pain, the one thing that gets on most people’s nerves because they don’t know what to do about it and think it’s just something they have to get on with day in, day out… Meet Suzie for example…(click here to read more about her story and see her video) Suzie is…

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Posture Tips: How To Ease Aches and Pains At Work

Posture Tips

Sometimes, it can surprise us how the smallest things in life can actually affect our health. Small things like wearing that heavy bag on the same shoulder everyday, or that terrible posture that began at work, but so desperately want to get rid of. That’s right… it all adds up. Today I’ll be going over…

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Shoulder Pain: How Your Lifestyle May Be Making Your Shoulder Pain Worse (and How to Ease It)

Shoulder Pain

Often times it can be hard to see what you’re doing wrong in your habits because, well, it’s your lifestyle. Your daily routine is so uniform to you that it can become second nature to read before bed, play around on your tablet or go for that game of golf on Friday night. What if…

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Shoulder Pain: 3 Things That Surprisingly DON’T Help Ease It

Shoulder Pain

Are you currently suffering from shoulder pain? It’s one of the greatest mysteries of being 50+: the sudden onset of shoulder pain and stiffness that often creeps up on people with no warning and no explanation. Sometimes it just happens. I’ve had a number of patients come to see me and say things like… “I…

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After An Injury, Do I Run… Or Rest?

Ankle Injury

I see many people not giving themselves the best chance of staying active and healthy, simply because they don’t receive the best advice – and that’s unfortunate. So I’d like to take a moment to address a question that is commonly asked of me; One that I think is vitally important to make understood. ===…

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What Actually Is Bursitis? Your Questions Answered

Bursitis

I get this question a lot. Probably because it applies to every joint. I have recently been seeing quite a few clients suffering from bursitis, but very few actually know what a bursitis is. Now to understand a little about bursitis and why people get it you first need to know exactly what a bursae…

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