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December 7, 2021

Important Winter Safety Tips

The season of snow and ice is finally upon us! With this weather comes an uptick in injuries from winter-related activities. These can include anything from slipping on ice to muscle strains from shoveling snow or more severe snowboarding or skiing injuries. Our team at Park Physical therapy has put together a list of winter safety tips to keep you feeling your best this season. Continue reading to learn more!  Important Winter Safety Tips Warm-up – Before heading out into the winter cold, you should warm up. Warming up is crucial for injury prevention during any season. A quick warm-up […]
December 3, 2021

Tips For Staying Active During The Holidays

The holidays are an exciting but often stressful time. People tend to be a lot busier this time of year, and as our to-do lists grow, exercise becomes less of a priority. At Park Physical Therapy, we understand that finding balance during the holidays can be a challenge. We can help you prepare yourself and find ways to exercise over the holidays to maintain your fitness. Continue reading to learn more!  Tips For Staying Active During The Holidays Even if you can’t exercise as much as you would during the rest of the year, you can still find ways to […]
November 8, 2021

What Happens If TMJ Goes Untreated

Do you ever wake up with facial pain? Does your jaw seem to lock or click at the most inconvenient times? If this sounds familiar, you may be dealing with a disorder known as TMD or commonly known as TMJ. Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) is a prevalent condition that hinders the natural function of the jaw. November is TMJ Awareness Month, making it the perfect time to discuss what can happen if you leave this condition untreated. At Park Physical Therapy, we provide comprehensive treatment to help patients overcome this uncomfortable disorder. Continue reading to learn more.  What Is TMJ […]
October 13, 2021

How Do You Treat Common Sports Injuries?

As an athlete, you are well aware of the numerous benefits of participating in sports. There’s no shortage of reasons to get involved in athletics, from mood enhancement to maintaining a healthy weight. However, it’s essential to treat your body right to ensure you can stay in the game. A sports injury can derail your athletic progress and take you away from the sport you love. At Park Physical Therapy, our team is well-versed in treating various sports injuries. With October being National Physical Therapy Month, the topic of sports injuries is even more pertinent. Please continue reading below to […]
September 10, 2021

How Do You Relieve Back Pain?

The spine and back muscles support a lot of the body’s weight, and we use these muscles to perform several everyday movements. Nagging back pain can be debilitating and interfere with your daily life. When you find that you are unable to move without experiencing discomfort, finding ways to relieve your pain should become a priority. At Park Physical Therapy, we will thoroughly evaluate your symptoms to find the best treatment to help prevent back pain from interrupting your life. If you are looking to find ways to relieve your back pain, continue reading below.  Relieving Back Pain  If you […]
August 12, 2021

How Do You Know If You Have TMJ?

Do you have nagging pain and soreness in your jaw or around your face? It may have something to do with your jaw, specifically the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). While you may not think of these joints often, you use them all the time when you talk, swallow, or chew. At Park Physical Therapy, we offer physical therapy to help patients treat this condition and restore the natural movement of the jaw. Continue reading to learn some of the signs of TMJ.  What is TMJ Disorder? The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) allows jaw movement and the ability to open and close the […]
July 8, 2021

Does Tendonitis Ever Go Away?

Tendonitis is a painful condition that people can, unfortunately, experience. It can go away on its own, but you may require further treatment with a physical therapist. At Park Physical Therapy, we can treat your tendonitis to help get you back on track to doing the activities you love.  What is Tendonitis? Tendonitis is the inflammation or irritation of the tendons in your body. Tendons connect bone to muscle, helping to keep you moving. Tendonitis is more commonly caused by the repetitive, minor impact of doing specific occupations, hobbies, or athletics. These activities can include gardening, painting, throwing, and pitching. […]
June 1, 2021

Can You Strengthen Your Joints?

Can You Strengthen Your Joints? Maintaining strong and healthy joints throughout your lifetime is the key to longevity! The joints allow your body to move freely and enjoy your everyday life. At Park Physical Therapy, we place a strong emphasis on joint health. Our team of dedicated physical therapists will work closely with you to help you overcome any obstacles or pain you may face and help you find an effective exercise program to keep active.  How Can I Strengthen My Joints? The joints are a critical part of the body that can sustain wear and tear over time. The […]
May 10, 2021

Healthy Dieting Tips

Having a well-balanced and healthy diet provides numerous health benefits. With all the diet crazes circulating the internet, it can be challenging to figure out where to start. Our team at Park Physical Therapy would like to share some healthy dieting tips so that you can potentially achieve optimal wellness.  What is a Healthy Diet? A healthy diet is not about depriving yourself of the food you love or imposing strict limitations. It’s about improving your health, enhancing your mood, and having more energy. A healthy diet shouldn’t have to be complicated. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed with all the […]