Chronic Pain

Chronic pain commonly classified as persistent pain longer than 3 months and even up to 20 years. Common limitations include absence from work, school, and even social life. Many variables associated with pain usually stem from multiple systems. Physical Therapy plays a key role in addressing and finding the primary sources of dysfunction. Most pain conditions result from faulty movement patterns. Through a movement analysis during an evaluation, a physical therapist will begin to build a specialized and individualized program. These programs target awareness, balance, and stability. Building a foundation is key prior to initiating an exercise plan. Finding a chronic pain specialized physical therapist can begin the process of pain reduction improving overall quality of life.

Living with Abdominal Adhesions

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Did you know there is a chance you are living with abdominal adhesions right now and you don’t even know it? When you have trauma or surgery in your abdomen or pelvis, you run the risk of developing abdominal adhesions. What are Abdominal Adhesions? Bands of internal scar tissue known as abdominal adhesions develop between …

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How to Manage Your Arthritis

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Are you one of the millions of individuals around the world unsure of how to manage your arthritis? There are a variety of conditions that contribute to the millions of people who suffer from arthritis. One of the most common of those is osteoarthritis. Arthritis has long been a source of chronic pain and has …

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Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) Awareness

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May is Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) Awareness Month. This month is designated to draw attention to a group of genetic conditions affecting the connective tissues that provide structure to blood vessels, skin, joints, and other organs and tissues. Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders (HSDs) are a set of disorders characterized by joint hypermobility. Symptoms and conditions of EDS EDS is …

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Benefits of Dry Needling in Physical Therapy

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Have you ever wondered what the benefits of dry needling in physical therapy are? If you suffer from chronic pain, inflammation, or muscle tension, you may benefit from it. In physical therapy settings, dry needling is especially beneficial to help restore range of motion, reduce chronic pain, and decrease inflammation. Since our therapists have become …

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Various Causes of Knee Pain

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Are you one of the millions of Americans wondering what are the various causes of knee pain? The knee is the body’s largest joint that supports your body in static and dynamic positions. When compared to other joints in the body, your knees bear the brunt of the wear and tear throughout your life. It …

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Alleviate TMJ & Jaw Tightness from Home

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There are various ways to alleviate TMJ & jaw tightness from home. Jaw tightness is very common and can also be referred to as “TMJ”. The jaw opens and closes, moves forward and back, and side to side. Dysfunction at the “TMJ”, or Temporomandibular joint, typically presents with chronic jaw pain or facial pain likely …

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Identifying & Treating Knee Pain


There are many causes of knee pain. Whether it is the result of a direct injury or incorrect usage, you may experience chronic pain if not treated correctly. Often, knee pain is caused by issues with the popliteus muscle, which is located right behind the knee and responsible for locking and unlocking this joint. As …

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How Chronic Injury Can Affect Your Performance as an Athlete

How chronic injury affects athletic performance

Chronic injuries often produce a negative label. Combining chronic injuries with athletics can create an added challenge on top of this. Chronic injuries can affect your performance as an athlete. Athletes with chronic injuries often receive a diagnosis with physiological components that are accurate. However, the functional aspects of the diagnosis are not always accurate …

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A Chronic Illness Diagnosis is NOT Your Label: Your 3-Systems to Recovery

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Are you feeling discouraged because of a chronic illness diagnosis? Moving towards your journey of healing is a major stepping stone in the mind, body, and spirit connection. In Rewire The Podcast, we discuss how you can holistically reframe the way you look at your diagnosis and begin addressing the nervous system. This will help …

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Core Strengthening 101: How to Reduce Chronic Back and Hip Pain

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The core or “corset muscle group” consists of our abdominal muscles and lower back. These muscles collectively provide stability, balance, and posture to the torso. No matter our age, weight, or physique, almost all of us have experienced back pain or hip pain at one point. Luckily, we can often reduce or completely avoid this …

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