3 Things We Do Everyday That Cause Neck Pain …

Neck Pain

Let’s play 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: More Than Just A Pain In The Head!

Headaches

Headaches are a pain. We all get them now and again, but for some of us, they can be a regular occurrence… Here, at the clinic, it’s incredible just how many people we see who tell us that they’ve suffered from headaches. Often, many of my patients consider them to be a regular part of…

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Benign Positional Paroxysmal Vertigo (BPPV)

BPPV

Today, we’re gonna talk about vestibular rehab. If you’ve ever been told by your doctor that you have crystals in your ears, this is a condition called benign positional paroxysmal vertigo or BPPV, and is very easily treated. If you lie down, roll over in bed or get up from bed and it feels like…

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Fall Prevention

Fall Prevention

During my evaluation with many of my patients, almost always with people over 70, is the fear and concern of losing their mobility or independence due to a fall. ​​​​​​​ And many will tell me about how they don’t like it when it takes them more than one time to try and get up out…

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Vestibular Dysfunction

Vertigo

Today’s topic is something that surprises a lot of people that physical therapists treat and that is vertigo. I have seen hundreds of vertigo patients over the years in my practice, and without a shadow of doubt, 99 out of 100 will say something to the effect of, “I don’t know why I’m here because…

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One Of The Best Ways To Keep Fit Without Going To The Gym

Jogging

If you’re 50+ and want a fun way to keep active and healthy without having to face a gym, read on… Since it’s going to be ‘Spring time’ soon, something I hear a lot of people who visit my clinic talk about is wanting to be healthier – but one thing that holds them back…

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

Body Aches

Feel pain when you walk, get out of bed, exercise and go about your day? Something could be out of balance (and it’s probably not what you think!) At Preferred Physical Therapy we help people daily with lower back pain, neck pain, shoulder, and knee pain… and it’s safe to say that imbalances or asymmetries…

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3 Things To Know About “Knee Pain” After An Active Weekend…

Knee Pain

The other day I was on the phone with one of our regular patients, Robert… He’s aged 62 from Peoria, and said… “I was making the most of the weekend by visiting Sedona and walking around Baldwin Trail. I was fine when I got home, but then in the morning when I woke up, my…

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“Can Knee Replacement Surgery Be Avoided?”

Knee Care

Most people think that when they get Knee Pain, it’ll eventually “ease off” and go away on its own. That they’ll wake up one morning and like “magic”, Knee Pain will be a thing of the past… But then 6 months later you’re still living with the discomfort of knee pain – often even worse…

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Using The Power Of Friendship To Stick To Your New Year Resolutions

Gym Friends

We’re soon approaching the end of January, and by now, statistically speaking, a lot of us have already pushed aside the new year’s resolutions we made for 2019. Can you relate? Or are you still going strong? If your resolutions have come to a standstill, or even if you’re still going strong – I wanted…

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