Health Blog Category: Opioids
Sick Of Depending On Opioids For Pain Relief? PT Can Provide a Safe, Natural, and Effective Solution
Opioids create dependency as they do not solve painful issues. This is a frightening time, but there is a solution.
As we all know, our country is dealing with an opioid crisis. Prescription medication addiction is expected to affect 11.5 million people in the United States. An opioid overdose claimed the lives of 116 individuals every day in 2016.
Physical therapy is a pain-relieving treatment that is natural, safe, and effective.Read full blog
Ready to Find Pain Relief Without the Side Effects of Opioids?
Pain is a serious problem in today’s world. An estimated 1 out of every 5 Americans suffers from some degree of chronic pain, and 8 percent of those sufferers find the pain so intense that they can’t pursue their normal activities. It’s little wonder, then, that painkillers and anti-inflammatory drugs have grown into such a mammoth industry.
Unfortunately, these drugs offer their own share of troubles, from addiction to dangerous effects on internal organs.Read full blog
Living With Pain? Physical Therapy Can Help
What if someone told you that the opioids you’re taking for pain relief are actually making your arthritis worse? You’d probably want to listen to that person. Opioids like morphine and oxycodone alter your perception of pain.
You might be “feeling no pain” when you take these pills, but it’s actually doing nothing to improve your arthritis symptoms.
Before you take another pill for your arthritis pain, call Cornerstone Physical Therapy to schedule an appointment with a physical therapist.Read full blog
Get Moving Again with These Helpful Tips!
Did you know that 80 percent of the U.S. population falls short of the Physical Activity Guidelines recommended by the Department of Health and Human Services? Millions of Americans are risking serious health consequences simply because they do too much sitting and not enough moving around.
You may not find that information shocking, especially if you’re one of those 80 percent. What really might surprise you, however, is just how easily you can give your daily activity level a dramatic boost.Read full blog
Could Your Back Pain Be Caused By A Herniated Disc?
Do you sometimes feel pain like an electric shock radiating from your lower back down to your legs? Do you experience muscle weakness or numbness in your arms or legs?
If so, be sure to schedule a free consultation with our office for a proper diagnosis. Strange neck pains, back pains, or extremity symptoms can indicate a variety of potential problems – including one or more herniated discs.Read full blog
Are You Ready to Live Life Comfortably?
Whether you have recently started waking up with generalized aches and pains or you’ve been suffering from chronic pain for a long time, physical therapy has been proven to be one of the best treatment methods for you.
Sedentary lifestyles, lack of exercise, poor nutrition, or injuries can all contribute to aches and pains. The bad news is that the pain probably won’t go away on its own.Read full blog
You Can Have the Life You Want with the Help of Physical Therapy!
Physical therapy improves the physical health of people with injuries, illnesses, and medical conditions.
An individualized physical therapy program is a conservative approach to managing these types of problems and improving overall health and well-being.
To learn more about physical therapy and how it can benefit you, contact us today!
Evidence of the success of physical therapy
Clinical studies support the benefits of physical therapy for health conditions like osteoporosis.Read full blog
Are You Getting Enough Exercise? If Not, We Can Help!
Did you know that 80 percent of the U.S. population falls short of the Physical Activity Guidelines recommended by the Department of Health and Human Services? Millions of Americans are at risk of serious health consequences simply because they are sitting too much and not moving around enough.
You may not find that information shocking, especially if you’re one of those 80%.Read full blog
Relieve Your Back Pain with the Help of Physical Therapy!
If you’ve had back pain, it could be due to a herniated disc. The herniated disc can put extra pressure on the muscles and nerves around the spinal column.
According to The National Institute of Health, “The highest prevalence [of herniated disc cases] is among people aged 30-50 years, with a male to female ratio of 2:1. There is little evidence to suggest that drug treatments are effective in treating herniated discs.” This is especially important because so many people try to lean on medication for relief, creating other health problems for themselves.Read full blog