Physical Therapy

Am I Sore or Am I Hurt?

Starting a new exercise routine can be uncomfortable.  However, the long-term payoffs are greater than the initial aggravation of getting up early, changes to your normal “comfortable” routine, and soreness of muscles you have not…

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5 Easy Exercises to Relieve Basic Shoulder Pain

Shoulder aches and pains are a common complaint for adults, even for those who aren’t engaged in strenuous lifting or regular athletics. As your most mobile joint, the shoulder is made up of an intricate…

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Feeling Better As We Age

It’s just the pits. As we age, things just start to ache more. And as they start to ache more, we become less active and our fitness levels can go down as a result. We…

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Pregnant with Back Pain? Physical Therapy Can Help!

I recently had the opportunity to work with a woman in her 34th week of pregnancy, with a diagnosis of low back pain (LBP).   She was experiencing right sided buttock pain (pelvic girdle pain or…

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Managing Workplace Injuries

Following up on our previous blog post on Preventing Workplace Injuries, we also received some great tips from Birmingham clinician Morgan Jackson, PT, DPT on managing workplace injuries. Know Your Body: It’s important to monitor…

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