Health Blog Category: Physical Therapy
Have you been suffering from debilitating headaches? If so, know that you are not alone. It is no secret that headaches can cause limits to your daily life. In fact, the International Headache Society states that headaches are the third most common pain complaint of pain across the world.
Fortunately though, physical therapy can help you overcome those painful barriers.
If you are living with constant headaches and you’re looking for relief, call Cornerstone Physical Therapy in Canal Winchester, OH today to consult with one of our licensed physical therapists.Read full blog
Do you need to heal from a recent accident or surgery, but you’re having a hard time doing it alone? Have you noticed that your muscles are aching or sore throughout the day? Do you have a chronic illness that causes you to be in near-constant pain?
Physical therapy can help you enhance your health in any situation and help find chronic pain relief. While there are several advantages to physical therapy, the following are the top six ways it can improve your quality of life!Read full blog
Does this scenario seem familiar? You’re walking down the sidewalk, when suddenly – your ankle slips off the curb. You feel an immediate twinge of pain, but you’re unsure whether or not it requires a trip to the doctor.
It is true that many mild injuries can be treated with the R.I.C.E (rest, ice, compression, elevation) method; however, some injuries require the help of a medical professional.
It can be difficult to determine where your injury is, and it can also be difficult to determine if the injury you sustained is a sprain or a strain.Read full blog
When you wake up in the morning, do you feel achy? While aches and pains are common from time to time, waking up every morning with them can indicate a more serious problem.
If you wake up with painful sensations for no apparent reason, don’t hesitate to contact Cornerstone Physical Therapy for help as soon as possible.
We’ll get to the source of your issue to help you find chronic pain relief, so you may wake up feeling refreshed in the mornings!Read full blog
Are you living with arthritis? If so, you know how much it can control your routine. Arthritis can be extremely limiting to a person’s life, and unfortunately, it is a disorder of the joints that millions of people live with.
While arthritis is debilitating, there is light at the end of the tunnel: it can certainly be managed! If you believe you may be living with arthritic symptoms, call Cornerstone Physical Therapy as soon as possible.Read full blog
Move Comfortably Once Again with the Help of Physical Therapy
Do your weight-bearing joints feel more like pain-bearing joints these days? If you have a hip or knee that just can’t support your body weight without causing annoying aches or agonizing pains, you may be unable to perform your job, play sports, handle household tasks, or even find a comfortable sitting or sleeping position.
These limitations and frustrations might have you taking potentially risky painkillers or considering joint replacement surgery.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 Past Your Back Pain Blues with Holistic PT Treatments
Most Americans will have temporary back pain at some point in their lives. However, when back pain is not temporary, it can greatly impact your quality of life.
The good news is that you don’t have to live permanently with back pain. Taking a proactive approach, such as working with a physical therapist, can help you finally find back pain relief.Read full blog