Health Blog Category: Aches & Pains
Herniated Discs Can Be a Real Pain in the Back – Are You Living with One?
Do You Know How to Identify a Herniated Disc?
If you’ve been experiencing back pain, it just may be a herniated disc. A herniated disc can put extra pressure on the muscles and nerves around the spinal column.
Strange neck pains, back pains, or extremity symptoms can indicate a variety of potential problems – including one or more herniated discs. How can you tell for sure whether you have this specific problem?Read full blog
A Tasty Way to Get Pain and Inflammation Under Control
Who says that getting healthy has to be a chore? You’ll be delighted to learn that simply by modifying your diet, you can get chronic pain and inflammation under better control (or possibly even avoid those symptoms entirely). Better yet, the diet you choose doesn’t have to taste like a punishment for previous bad behavior. Our physical therapist typically recommends dietary changes alongside exercises and other natural techniques as part of a holistic physical therapy program.Read full blog
Ached by Lower Back Pain? Stand up Straighter with Physical Therapy
Lower back pain is a sensation all too familiar to millions of people. This ache can hinder many aspects of your life: working, spending time with friends and family, partaking in the activities you enjoy, and even just relaxing. If lower back pain is plaguing your everyday life, it is important that you find relief as soon as you can.Read full blog
Physical Therapy: Treating Arthritis the Safe and Easy Way
Anyone living with arthritis knows how debilitating it can be. Several people dealing with arthritic aches and pains end up resorting to steroid injections, antirheumatic drugs, or even joint replacement surgery, in order to manage their pain. However, physical therapy itself has proven successful for many arthritis sufferers. Before turning to potentially harmful drugs or an invasive surgical procedure, give physical therapy a try! Contact Cornerstone Physical Therapy today to schedule a consultation and learn how we can treat your arthritis in a safe and easy way.Read full blog