Health Blog

Could your back pain be caused by a herniated disc? Here’s what to look for.

November 5th, 2019

Are you struggling with chronic back pain? Millions of people suffer from back pain, making it one of the primary reasons for disability and limited activity. There could be several causes of back pain including problems with muscles and ligaments, improper sleeping position, and injuries. Specific problems with the spine, which includes several vertebrae and

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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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What are the benefits of pre and post-surgical rehab? Talk with us before your upcoming surgery.

October 10th, 2019

Surgery is a traumatic experience—even in the best of circumstances. Making the decision to undergo surgery for a torn muscle or tendon means accepting putting your body in the hands of another individual to repair what is broken, and accepting that the process will leave you weaker before it allows you to become stronger. Surgery

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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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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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Focus on the Form: How to do a Correct Squat

August 20th, 2019

Squats are seen as an essential exercise move by personal trainers, our psychical therapist and gym fanatics all over the U.S. Regardless of your age, gender or fitness level, squats should definitely be part of your regular workout and physical therapy routine. While many people think that squats are all about working the leg muscles,

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5 Reasons Why You Need to Start Stretching Today

August 10th, 2019

The body is a complicated network of joints, muscles and organs that work together seamlessly so that you can go about your business, moving freely and accomplishing whatever you put your mind to. Taking a few minutes every day to tend to your body can help you keep it healthy and happy so you can

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6 Ways to Prevent Injuries While Strength Training

July 20th, 2019

One of the most common pieces of advice given to people in strength training programs is simply to “not hurt yourself.” Whether it’s a recovery program from a previous injury or surgery, or you’re simply trying to improve your physical performance, it is a common phrase that you’ll hear. While it may seem easier said

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