Category: Aches and Pains

Full-Body Workout

Get Moving at Home! Tips for Achieving a Full-Body Workout!

April 20th, 2020

Just because you’re in the confines of your home during this time, it doesn’t mean you can’t still achieve a full-body workout. Yes, it is true that gyms, workout classes, intramural leagues, and the like are closed/postponed for the time being – but it is still important to remain active and get your whole body

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Nutrition

Did You Know Proper Nutrition Can Reduce Aches and Pains?

February 10th, 2020

Try to remember what you ate yesterday. Have you ever wondered if your dietary choices are affecting the achiness and stiffness that make your daily activities more difficult? Believe it or not, the food we eat can make a tremendous impact—for better or worse—on chronic pain. At our physical therapy clinic, our patients who improve

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meds refilled

Constantly needing your pain meds refilled? Talk to your doctor about how physical therapy can help you ditch the opioids!

January 5th, 2020

Chronic pain affects 50 million adults in America—that’s about 20 percent of us! You may be one of them if pain and dysfunction have been a part of your daily life for at least three months or more. At our physical therapy clinic, our experienced and friendly physical therapist staff is dedicated to helping you

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Physical Therapy can help you leave the pain relievers behind.

November 15th, 2019

It’s just over-the-counter pain relievers, right? It’s not like you’re taking opioids for pain relief. Think again. Taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or other over-the-counter pain relievers regularly for aches and pains is not always as safe as you think. Regular use of these medications also does not address the underlying causes of your pain.

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Do you wake up feeling achy? Try these 3 stretches first thing in the morning.

September 10th, 2019

Do you greet the morning with a smile, or do you wince in anticipation of the pain you’re about to experience? If the first motions you make to start your day are painful enough to make you think twice about getting out of bed, you’re certainly not alone. A variety of conditions can cause morning

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more energy

5 Quick Tips for Less Pain and More Energy

May 10th, 2019

Millions of individuals live with varying degrees of pain while also experiencing limited amounts of energy. There are several quick and effective ways you can increase your energy levels while reducing pain. Incorporating physical therapy into your regular routine is one way to limit pain. Call STAR Physical Therapy for more information regarding the use

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pain relief covington la

Is Pain Stopping You From Getting Back in the Game?

February 10th, 2019

According to the American Academy of Pain Medicine, at least 100 million Americans are living with chronic pain (pain lasting longer than three months). As if this isn’t a troubling enough trend, in recent years, physicians have been prescribing more and more prescription pain medications, including opioids. In the year 2013 alone, physicians prescribed nearly

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anti inflammation foods

Reduce Pain and Inflammation Through Nutrition

September 10th, 2018

Internal inflammation can wreak havoc with your health. You may already be seeing a physical therapist for inflammation-related health issues, such as arthritis. Whether you have a specific diagnosis or generalized pain in your back and joints, STAR Physical Therapy Covington, Folsom, New Orleans, Slidell, Mandeville, and Lacombe, LA can help. Your physical therapist may

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