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Aches and Pains in the Morning? Find Out What Might Be Causing Them. Sep15th 2020

Aches and Pains in the Morning? Find Out What Might Be Causing Them.

A Troubleshooting Guide to Morning Aches and Pains Do you leap out of bed excited at the thought of experiencing another morning — or do you just lie there, afraid to move because of the pain you’re likely to feel? Aches and pains are never welcome, but they can really dash your spirits when they

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Chronic Back Pain: 5 Tips to Help You Feel Better Faster Sep5th 2020

Addressing Chronic Back Pain: 5 Tips to Help You Feel Better Faster

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, around 1 in 5 people have chronic pain. If you experience pain and discomfort on a daily basis, we encourage you to consult with a physical therapist at St. Luke’s & East Tennessee Rehab who can work with you to address the symptoms and causes of

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If You Don't Think Nutrition Has an Effect on Your Aches and Pains, Think Again. Aug15th 2020

If You Don’t Think Nutrition Has an Effect on Your Aches and Pains, Think Again.

Are Your Dietary Choices Making You Hurt? Some people eat to live, others live to eat — and still, others are feeding their chronic aches and pains without even realizing it. If your pain issues have gotten steadily worse, maybe you need to look at your nutritional choices. Eating too much and/or eating the wrong

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stretching benefits Aug5th 2020

Improve Your Overall Health with These 5 Stretching Benefits

Some people think that stretching is an unnecessary part of exercising. The truth is that stretching is a necessary component of exercise. According to physical therapists, stretching is an important part of one’s daily routine, whether you’re exercising or not.   The 5 Benefits of Stretching 1. Stretching specific exercises prior to exercising helps the muscles

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Arthritis Pain Jul15th 2020

Find Help for Your Arthritis Pains Today

If you have arthritis, then you know all about the difficulties with moving and functioning in daily life that it can present. What you might not know, however, is that physical therapy can help you find relief from your arthritis pain. There is no cure for arthritis, but by using the exercises and techniques that

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Aches and Pains Jul5th 2020

The Best Treatment Method for Solving All of Your Aches and Pains

Whether you have recently started waking up with generalized aches and pains, or suffering from chronic pain for a long time, physical therapy has been proven to be the best possible treatment method for you. A sedentary lifestyle, lack of exercise, poor nutrition or an injury can all contribute to aches and pains. The bad

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Physical Therapy Jun15th 2020

The Drug-Free Path to Pain Relief: Physical Therapy

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

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Back Pain Jun5th 2020

Stand Up to Your Back Pain with Physical Therapy Relief

Most Americans will suffer temporary back pain at some point in their lives. When back pain is not temporary, however, it becomes a major quality of life issue. The good news is that you don’t have to live with back pain permanently. Taking a proactive approach like working with a physical therapist can help you

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Physical Health May15th 2020

6 Ways Physical Therapy Can Help You Improve Your Physical Health

Physical therapy improves the physical health of people who have injuries, illnesses and medical conditions. An individualized physical therapy program is a conservative approach to managing these types of problems. It improves overall health and well-being. Contact St. Luke’s & East Tennessee Rehab Center to schedule your appointment! Six Ways Physical Therapy Improves Health Reduces

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hip and knee pain May5th 2020

Physical Therapy: The Key to Overcoming Hip and Knee Pain

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

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