Health Blog

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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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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Herniated Disc Pain. What It Feels Like and When You Should See a Physical Therapist Jan15th 2021

Herniated Disc Pain. What It Feels Like and When You Should See a Physical Therapist

Did you know that a herniated disc can occur anywhere in your spine? At St. Luke’s & East Tennessee Rehab, we see disc herniations frequently among our patients with back, arm, and/or leg pain. If you believe your pain and dysfunction is caused by a herniated disc, we encourage you to contact us today to

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Stress no more over stress-related headaches! Physical Therapy can help relieve the pain. Jan5th 2021

Stress no more over stress-related headaches! Physical Therapy can help relieve pain.

Millions of people suffer from different types of headaches. A few include sinus headaches, hormone headaches, and migraines. Different types of stress can also play a role in causing headaches. In fact, stress-related headaches are considered one of the most common headaches that people have. It’s important to understand how a stress headache differs from

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Do You Have an Upcoming Surgery? 3 Reasons to Attend Post-Surgical Rehab for a Better Recovery. Dec15th 2020

Do You Have an Upcoming Surgery? 3 Reasons to Attend Post-Surgical Rehab for a Better Recovery.

Every year, our physical therapy team meets thousands of individuals recovering from surgery. Whether you’re undergoing a joint replacement, a back surgery, or some other procedure, we’re confident that working with a physical therapist can help you heal up and get back to your active lifestyle as efficiently and safely as possible. Curious about why

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The Role of Physical Therapy in Relieving Chronic Pain Dec5th 2020

The Role of Physical Therapy in Relieving Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is extremely common – with over 100 million sufferers in the U.S. alone – so if you are struggling with chronic pain, you are definitely not alone. Standard pain medications have so many undesirable qualities that you cannot rely on them fully to treat your pain, which can leave you wondering if you

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