Category: Physical Therapy

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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PHYSICAL THERAPY CAN HELP RELIEVE ARTHRITIS PAIN.

Frustrated by your chronic joint pain? See how physical therapy can help relieve arthritis pain.

October 20th, 2019

Do your joints hurt all the time? You just may have chronic joint pain. Call STAR Physical Therapy today to schedule an appointment with one of our physical therapists. We’ll help alleviate your joint pain. What Is Chronic Joint Pain? Joint pain can occur in any part of the joint, including the muscles, tendons, bone,

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Pain Shouldn’t be a Part of Your Everyday Life. Take Back Control with Physical Therapy!

September 20th, 2019

Chronic pain can take over your life if you don’t take proactive measures to overcome it. Instead of enjoying life to the fullest, daily pain can become the central focus of your life. You start skipping out on social activities, playing with children or grandchildren, or other activities that used to be routine. Instead, the

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Common Causes of Shoulder Pain and How Physical Therapy Can Help

March 10th, 2019

Your shoulder is the most flexible and movable joint in your body, consisting of several bones, muscles, joints and tendons. This means there are several ways the shoulder can become injured and cause pain. There are many causes of shoulder pain and steps you can take to eliminate the discomfort. Physical therapy is an effective

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Overcome Knee and Hip Pain for Good with Physical Therapy

January 10th, 2019

Hip pain and knee pain are a part of life for many people. Cartilage in the knees, hip or lower back can wear down due to overuse and lead to discomfort or arthritis. Sometimes just a straight-up injury can cause pain. While some cases are so severe that they could require surgery to repair an

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Don’t Mask the Symptoms: Treat the Origin of the Issue with Physical Therapy

December 10th, 2018

Looking for a Drug-Free Pain Solution? Look Into Physical Therapy Pain can be a helpful messenger, an alert that something in your body needs fixing ‒ but it can also be an agonizing annoyance that ruins your quality of life. To make matters worse, many pain problems are rooted in deep-set underlying conditions, often originating

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Physical Therapy Following a Lower Extremity Amputation

July 12th, 2017

Ashley G. George, DPT working with Arthur C. Spears, patient at the New Orleans East clinic There are approximately two million people currently living in the United States with a lower limb amputation. The majority of cases are caused by some form of trauma or from complications of vascular diseases like diabetes. An amputation can

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When to go to Physical Therapy?

July 20th, 2016

Recently I was approached with a question from an acquaintance, “ I have been having lower back pain for about a month. Do you think I should come to Physical Therapy or wait and see if my pain gets better on its own.” Just the same as any other medical condition early detection and treatment

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