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September 16, 2022

Relieve Your Arthritis Pains With Physical Therapy

Arthritis is one of the most frustrating sources of pain. It’s often intense, chronic, and can interfere with nearly every aspect of your daily life. There are various medications available for easing the discomfort of arthritis pain, but arthritis is not something that will go away. Alternative treatments, including physical therapy, can work wonders to help relieve arthritis pains by increasing range of motion and reducing inflammation. At Park Physical Therapy, we provide targeted physical therapy to help patients manage their arthritic pains and support enhanced mobility. Continue reading to discover how you can relieve arthritis pains with physical therapy.  […]
August 5, 2022

Is Hip Pain Normal?

Your hip is an extraordinarily strong and stable joint designed to withstand a decent amount of wear and tear. However, despite its durability, your hip is not indestructible. The cartilage in the hip joint can become damaged with age and use, muscles and tendons can be overused, or bones in the hip can break. Any of these prevalent conditions can cause hip pain. At Park Physical Therapy, our team is here to help you get to the bottom of your hip pain and will design a treatment plan to get you back to normal, pain-free function. Continue reading to learn […]
July 5, 2022

What Are The Benefits Of Being Outside?

Now that summer is in full swing. It’s the perfect time to access the numerous health benefits of getting outdoors. At Park Physical Therapy, our team is dedicated to helping patients achieve optimal wellness through our targeted physical therapy programs. To learn more about the benefits of being outside, continue reading below.  Benefits of Being Outdoors  Spending time outdoors supports a healthy and active lifestyle, which has been shown to benefit several areas of your life. Many of the health benefits afforded to us by the outdoors partially results from more opportunities to be active. It can be challenging to […]
June 6, 2022

5 Physical Health Tips For Men’s Health Month

Leading an active and healthy lifestyle is vital for men’s longevity and overall wellness. However, when it comes to men’s health, many do not prioritize taking care of themselves. In honor of Men’s Health Month, our team at Park Physical Therapy would like to share some tips to help men stay healthy and fit all year long! Continue reading to learn more!  5 Physical Health Tips For Men’s Health Month It’s not unusual for men to ignore pain or wait until something is wrong to seek treatment. However, many of the injuries and conditions that affect men are preventable. One […]
May 6, 2022

National Stroke Awareness Month

A stroke is a life-altering medical emergency that can lead to serious complications and, if not treated adequately, can substantially lower your quality of life. Since May is National Stroke Awareness Month, our team at Park Physical Therapy would like to share information about stroke symptoms, what to do, and what the recovery process entails. Continue reading to learn more.  Physical Side Effects of Stroke A stroke is an emergency medical event where a failing artery or blood clot blocks blood flow to the brain. Strokes can be catastrophic and devastating, physically, emotionally, and cognitively. Symptoms after a stroke can […]
April 8, 2022

Gardening Safety: How to Garden Pain-Free

Common garden activities, such as digging, planting, mulching, and raking, can put stress on your muscles and joints. Our physical therapists can treat aches and pains that result from these activities. At Park Physical Therapy, we can address gardening injuries and help relieve your discomfort. Continue reading to learn some tips on how to garden pain-free. Warmup Before Gardening Gardening is a strenuous activity, so one tip is to warm up and stretch before beginning to prevent injuries. The body parts you should focus on stretching should include: Legs. Lower-Back. Upper-back. Neck. Spine. Set Attainable Goals When planning on gardening, […]
March 4, 2022

The Importance Of A Healthy Diet

If you’ve ever wanted to get healthier, you’ve probably been told to eat a healthy diet. The conflicting advice about what’s truly healthy can cause a lot of confusion and even guide you to try unsustainable diets in the name of health. Since March is National Nutrition Month, our team at Park Physical Therapy would like to discuss the importance of a healthy diet and inform you about healthy eating habits. Continue reading to learn more!  Importance of a Healthy Diet Food is a critical tool for a long and healthy life. A balanced diet can promote health, manage weight, […]
March 2, 2022

Preventing Sports Injuries And Pain

Preventing Sports Injuries And Pain No matter where you rank on the athletic scale, by the time spring rolls around, you’re likely at a higher risk of injury. Fortunately, there are several ways you can prevent and treat injuries associated with spring sports. This season, our team at Park Physical Therapy is here to keep you safe and stay playing at your best! Continue reading to learn more.  Preventing Sports Injuries And Pain Participating in seasonal sports and recreational activities are great ways to keep up a healthy and active lifestyle, but injuries unfortunately occur. Recovering from a sports injury […]
February 10, 2022

How Physical Therapy Can Improve Your Cardiac Health

Your cardiovascular health should be a priority all year round. One of the easiest ways to reduce your risk of heart disease is to get active. Given that February is American Heart Month, our team at Park Physical Therapy would like to discuss how physical therapy can improve your cardiac health and overall wellness. Continue reading to learn more.  Heart Healthy Exercise Heart problems are the leading cause of death in America, so it’s crucial to prioritize your heart health. Fortunately, many forms of heart disease are preventable. If you have cardiovascular disease, our physical therapists can work with you […]