Posts Categorized: Pain

“Do you tip?”

I was back in my hometown of St. Louis this past weekend and my sister happened to mention that she was experiencing knee pain.  Not the first family member to seek my advice over the years! Anyway, as we discussed it I  found out that she has had this pain for several months.  No pain at rest; only with walking or running for exercise. Taking...
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home remedies

8 Home Remedies That Can Help With Arthritis Pain

If you’re dealing with arthritis, physical therapy can help you manage your pain and find a way to live a life free from discomfort and stiffness. Seeing a professional to get your arthritis treated is the best thing you can do for yourself. But sometimes you just don’t have the time to see a professional and need quick soothing relief. What ca...
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painkillers

Why You Shouldn’t Rely On Painkillers For Pain Management

When you’re recovering from an injury, taking painkillers seems like a logical way of treating it. You’re in pain so anything that can ease that pain can’t be a bad thing, right? And in many situations, taking painkillers is an important step on the road to recovery. But it’s far from the only step. If you want to successfully manage your p...
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Treat Chronic Tendonitis

How To Treat Chronic Tendonitis

It’s good to push yourself to your limits, so long as you don’t go over them. Our bodies are made to get stronger and more powerful as we put them to the test, but they can also fail us if we push them too hard and too fast. And one of the most common problems that athletes and devoted physical fitness followers have to deal with in their quest...
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overuse

5 Tips On How You Can Reduce Overuse Injuries

Regular exercise is the key to living a long and healthier life. Physical fitness comes with all sorts of physical and psychological benefits that can enhance your life in radical ways. If you aren’t careful, though, exercise can also lead to potentially debilitating overuse injuries. At Canyon Physical Therapy, we have years of experience hel...
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Care Evaluation

Is Physical Therapy Only for Sports Related Injuries?

When most people think of physical therapy, the first thing they think of is sports related injuries. It’s often how physical therapists are depicted in the media: As professionals tending to and treating wounded athletes. While it’s true that many patients seek out physical therapy for sports reated injuries, physical therapy is a field that c...
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Treat Chronic Lower Back Pain

How to Treat Chronic Lower Back Pain

It’s hard to live a healthy and active lifestyle when you’re dealing with chronic pain. And of all the varieties of chronic pain out there, few can put a cramp in your style more than pesky lower back pain.. It can make activities as simple as bending down to tie your shoes torturous. If you want to live your life without being plagued with pai...
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back pain and sciatica workshop

Back Pain and Sciatica Workshop Reveals How to Naturally Heal Back Pain and Sciatica For Good

Do you suffer with back pain or leg pain when you stand or walk? Do you have pain when you sit for long periods or drive? Do you experience pain, numbness, or tingling into your butt, groin, or down your leg? Does your back ever "go out" if you move the wrong way? Are you afraid your pain will get worse if you don't do anything about it? I...
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Best Sleeping Positions to Reduce Pain

There’s an old Irish proverb that says “A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor's book.” When it comes to healing, few things are more essential than getting a good night’s sleep. A rested body is a healing body — sleep is the battery recharge your immune system needs to keep running smoothly. But it can be hard to ...
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young athlete injuries

5 Most Common Injuries Seen in Young Athletes

Every parent dreads the day their child gets injured playing sports. But according to a recent study, 66 percent of boys and 52 percent of girls ages 5 to 18 play organized sports. Statistically speaking, there’s bound to be an injury somewhere. Fortunately, the most common injuries among young athletes are fairly minor, and are easily treata...
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