If you are suffering from arthritis, particularly in a weight-bearing joint like the knee or hip, taking an opioid painkiller for relief can be a powerful temptation for you. All you want is for the pain to subside so that you can get on with your day, right? Unfortunately, although opioids can temporarily relieve pain,
Original Article: Appalachian Physical Therapy gives community options By: Matt Welch, The Northern Virginia Daily — STRASBURG — When a second opportunity came to practice physical therapy in Strasburg, David Brewster knew the community would be receptive. Having worked in the area previously, Brewster headed back to Strasburg in late 2020 to help open a
Get Moving Again with These Helpful Tips! Did you know that 80 percent of the U.S. population falls short of the Physical Activity Guidelines recommended by the Department of Health and Human Services? Millions of Americans are risking serious health consequences simply because they do too much sitting and not enough moving around. You may
Add Stretching to Your Daily Routine Today! Some people think that stretching is an unnecessary part of exercising. The truth is that stretching is a necessary component of exercise. Can some simple physical motions dramatically improve your overall health, wellness, and quality of life? In the case of stretching, the answer is most definitely yes.