back pain causes

What’s causing your back pain? Could it be a herniated disc? Find out.

September 10th, 2019

Back pain is not something you want to ignore for long. One of the most common causes of pain among adults in the United States, back pain can develop for any number of endless reasons, and once it develops it doesn’t always go away all that easily. When pain in the back lingers well beyond

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Say No to Sciatica

Say No to Sciatica! 3 Indicators That You Need to See a Physical Therapist

June 10th, 2019

Each of your sciatic nerves runs from either side of your lower back down to each of your legs. That’s why a classic sign of sciatica is having a shooting pain on one side only. While compression of one of your sciatic nerves can literally be a “pain in the butt,” it doesn’t always require

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Core Strength and Better Balance

The Connection Between Core Strength and Better Balance

April 20th, 2019

Physical therapy as an industry has been talking about the link between core strength and better balance for years. When the “core” muscles around your trunk are strong, they prevent chronic lower back pain and many other injuries, but they also keep you from losing your balance and falling down. A stronger core will help

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