Category: Physical Therapy

The Drug-Free Path to Pain Relief: Physical Therapy

June 15th, 2020

Pain is a serious problem in today’s world. An estimated 1 out of every 5 Americans suffer from some degree of chronic pain, and 8 percent of those sufferers find the pain so intense that they can’t pursue their normal activities. It’s little wonder, then, that painkillers and anti-inflammatory drugs have grown into such a

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6 Ways Physical Therapy Can Help You Improve Your Physical Health

June 5th, 2020

Physical therapy improves the physical health of people who have injuries, illnesses and medical conditions. An individualized physical therapy program is a conservative approach to managing these types of problems. It improves overall health and well-being. Six Ways Physical Therapy Improves Health Reduces or Eliminates Pain Manual therapy treatments like soft tissue mobilization, ultrasound, electric

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Physical Therapy for Non-Pharmaceutical Arthritis Pain Management

May 15th, 2020

Stiffness and discomfort don’t have to be a part of our daily lives — and yet many people assume that they’re doomed to suffer from arthritis pain. If you’ve been losing more and more of your mobility and productivity due to chronic joint inflammation, you may be disappointed by the use of painkilling drugs or

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5 Tips to Help Quarantine Become Less of a Pain in the Neck

April 20th, 2020

Has your neck been hurting since being quarantined at home? If so, you are not alone. As we all have to learn how to become accustomed to new ways of living for the time being, it can be easy to fall into a sedentary lifestyle. Poor posture from sitting on the couch watching TV, staring

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Get Your Hip and Knee Joints Moving Again with These 5 At-Home Exercises

April 10th, 2020

Are your hips and knees feeling stiff, achy, or even painful? Noticing more discomfort in your joints when standing up and moving around? If so, you’re not alone. This quarantine has taken a toll on many people’s bodies, as it has become much more difficult to maintain the same levels of physical activity at home.

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Improve Your Overall Health with These 5 Stretching Benefits

March 20th, 2020

Some people think that stretching is an unnecessary part of exercising. The truth is that stretching is a necessary component of exercise. According to physical therapists, stretching is an important part of one’s daily routine, whether you’re exercising or not. Contact Atlanta Human Performance Center today to start your fitness and exercise plan! The 5

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Say Goodbye to Your Stress-Related Headaches, Once and for All!

March 10th, 2020

If stress-related headaches are happening so frequently that they are impacting your daily life, it’s time to start thinking about physical therapy for relief. Stress-related headaches, also called tension headaches, are the most common type of headache that impacts people. While they are not as serious as migraines, tension headaches are a sign that something

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Balance at the Core: Connecting Core Strength With Improved Balance

February 10th, 2020

The relationship between core strength and balance is something that has been widely discussed within the physical therapy field for several years. Your trunk contains multiple core muscles that work to prevent physically limiting conditions, such as injuries, lower back pain, or balance and gait disorders. When your core is strong, it helps keep you

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