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5 Tips to Be More Active During Your Work Day - St. Luke's PT Jun12th 2021

5 Tips to Be More Active During Your Work Day

Where are you right now as you read this? We’re guessing you’re most likely sitting down. We aren’t psychic! It’s just that most Americans spend around 12 hours per day sitting, and sadly, this kind of excessive sedentary behavior has been linked with an increased risk for chronic disease and early death. Some research even

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hip and knee pain Jun3rd 2021

Stop Saying No to Life: Physical Therapy Can Relieve Your Hip and Knee Pain

Have you found yourself turning down opportunities to do fun things that you normally enjoy, such as hiking or playing sports with friends? Do you find yourself having to go home early often because of hip or knee pain? If you’re nodding your head “yes” to either of these questions, physical therapy may be a

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3 Stretches For a Better, Brighter Morning - St. Luke's Physical Therapy May25th 2021

3 Stretches For a Better, Brighter Morning

Some of us are morning people, and some of us aren’t. Think about it for a second, how do you wake up every day? Do you greet the morning with a smile, or do you wince in anticipation of the pain you’re about to experience once you get out of bed? If it hurts you

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May20th 2021

Take Control of Your Life Again With Physical Therapy

It’s important to lead a healthy, strong, and active lifestyle. If you suffer from a chronic pain condition, this kind of lifestyle is not always within your reach. If the very thought of going out and exercising with your aches and pains leaves you feeling uncomfortable or nervous, know that there is a simpler solution

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Suffering From Joint and Arthritis Pain? Physical Therapy Could Help! Apr15th 2021

Suffering From Joint and Arthritis Pain? Physical Therapy Could Be Your Ticket to a Pain-Free Life!

Do your joints hurt often? Have you caught yourself groaning in pain when performing certain actions because they cause your “bad knee” or “bad wrist” to act up? You just may have chronic joint pain caused by arthritis, and you’re not alone! More than 22% of American adults (over 52.5 million people) have arthritis or

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Did You Know Rehabilitation Can Help You Before Surgery, Too? Apr5th 2021

Did You Know Rehabilitation Can Help You Before Surgery, Too?

It doesn’t matter what kind of surgery you may have to go through, operations are traumatic experiences—even in the best of circumstances. If you undergo a surgery of any kind, you are making the decision to put your body and wellbeing into the hands of another individual to repair what is broken. You’re also accepting

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stress-related headaches Mar15th 2021

Headaches Getting in The Way of Life? Physical Therapy Can Help.

You’re sitting at your desk with a long list of things on your to-do list, and then it hits you: a searing headache. We’ve all been there. It can come on suddenly and throw your entire day off. Frequent headaches are the most common form of pain in the U.S., reports the National Institute of

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back pain Mar5th 2021

Are You Dealing With Back Pain? The Cause Might Be a Herniated Disc!

If you are struggling with chronic back pain, know that you’re not alone. Millions of people suffer from back pain, making it one of the main reasons for disability and limited activity in America. Pinpointing the exact cause of your back pain can sometimes be an elusive process, as there are several causes when it

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Ready to Improve Your Health? These 5 Activities Can Help Feb15th 2021

Ready to Improve Your Health? These 5 Activities Can Help

Are You Ready to Get Started on the Path Toward Improved Health? If you spend your days hobbling painfully from your bed to your reclining chair and back, the notion of pursuing any kind of vigorous activity may be the furthest thing from your mind. The truth, however, is that getting active can vastly improve

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Discover How You Can Beat Your Joint Pain Today Feb5th 2021

Discover How You Can Beat Your Joint Pain Today

Did You Know Physical Therapy Can Help For Several Different Types of Joint Pain? Chronic joint pain is typically associated with arthritis, although there are other physical ailments that can lead to joint deterioration and pain. While physical therapy is not a cure for arthritis, it can help to alleviate the pain, increase your range

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