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Symptoms of whiplash and how physical therapy can help

As defined by Merriam-Webster, "whiplash is an injury resulting from a sudden sharp whipping movement of the neck and head as of a person in a vehicle that is struck from the rear by another vehicle." It is an injury that occurs when your neck is thrown forward and then backward in a fast motion. The [...]

Neck Treatment – Physical Therapy Better than Medicine

Looking for a quick fix for your neck pain?  A report in US News and World Report on January 2, 2012 detailed mounting evidence for the benefit of manual physical therapy for neck treatment.  The report summarizes a study in the Annals of Internal Medicine that shows that manual physical therapy of the neck resulted in [...]

Headaches

What are headaches? What is the best natural method to get rid of headaches? The answers to these questions are somewhat simple. What are headaches? There are many types of headaches and each of them is a little bit different. Many people have headaches that start in the muscles or joints of the neck. The name [...]

Pain with sitting

Have you ever had pain that seemed to be caused by sitting? Have you ever thought that the chair or the position of the chair may have caused your pain? People are very different, chairs are very different, but the way we set up our chairs should be focused on placing our bodies in the best [...]

What is pain?

Pain is such a negative experience. What purpose does it serve? Pain helps to keep us out of danger. It keeps us from harming ourselves, and helps us to go through the stages of healing properly. What causes pain? Pain is a sensation caused by your nervous system, particularly your brain, which is trying to send a [...]

What is Physical Therapy?

If you asked a therapist what Physical Therapy is, they would tell you it is the art and science of helping people get out of pain, get moving again, and get back to their lives. Physical therapists find the root source of your pain or symptoms and work on those symptoms with specifically targeted exercises, a [...]

Neck Pain, Headaches and Jaw Pain (TMD) – Sleep Guide

One of the things that we hear in the clinic from our patients is, “How can I get comfortable and sleep at night?” We always tell our patients that it is so important that they get a good night’s sleep to help the healing process. We also like to give them some advice to help them. [...]

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