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Relieve Your Lower Back Pain with These 3 Simple Steps

June 20th, 2019

If you have been living with lower back pain, you know how limiting it can be. While it may seem simple to relieve the pain with prescription medications, our current opioid epidemic has left people in search of less harmful solutions. Fortunately, physical therapy can be that very solution.   A study published by BMC

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How Does Nutrition Help Relieve Pain and Inflammation?

June 10th, 2019

Are you living with chronic pain or inflammation? If so, there may be a simple solution for you: changing your eating habits. Proper nutrition can play an important role in managing your discomfort. Many people live with chronic pains every day, unaware that simply eating the right foods can actually help them find relief. Maintaining

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What is Dry Needling?

May 21st, 2019

By:  Amy Wehrs, PT, DPT, Cert DN  Algonquin, IL What is dry needling? Dry needling is a technique performed by a physical therapist to reduce pain, muscle tension and improve mobility. The technique uses a “dry” needle, one without medication or injection, which is inserted through the skin into trigger points of muscles, tendons, ligaments,

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