Proper Lifting Techniques to Avoid Back Injuries

Proper Lifting Techniques to Avoid Back Injuries

With Christmas right around the corner, you may have just cut down your Christmas tree or picked one up from your local nursery.  The next step is lifting it up and tying it to your roof rack or securing it in your truckbed, either way lifting a Christmas Tree or other burly object can strain…

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Pain during sex, isn’t that normal?

Dyspareunia Treatment

I know this topic is sometimes considered “taboo” and shied away from during conversations, but in reality, sex is an important aspect of relationships, aging, and life. Although it may not be as easy to talk about, sex is just as significant as any other activity in which you experience pain, and the takeaway is the same: if there is pain, there is a problem that needs to be addressed.

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When Is It Safe to Exercise After Birth?

Exercise After Birth

Can you exercise after birth? Yes, you can (with some strings attached).  There are several benefits of exercise after delivery. Physical activity relieves postpartum stress, promotes quality sleep, and revives energy. It is equally advantageous for your weakened muscles. Returning to an active routine allows your body and mind to feel its best.  Now the…

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Sciatica and Low Back Pain: Are They the Same Thing?

Sciatica & Low Back Pain

Do you often wake up with excruciating back pain? Do you feel pain down your leg or in your low back? The odds are that you are dealing with sciatica or low back pain. Whether it’s from a strenuous workout session, a sedentary lifestyle, manual labor, or lifting a heavy object, back pain can decrease…

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5 Things You Need for an Ergonomic Workstation at Home

Has working from home done a number on your back? It’s time to switch things up by setting up an ergonomic workstation. Hours of slumping at your desk or lying on your couch while you work aren’t right for your body. The less than ideal setup leads to sore muscles, knots, and unbearable aches. The trigger…

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COVID-19 Recovery and Rehabilitation

Are you looking for a COVID-19 recovery and rehabilitation program? COVID-19 is a lung & respiratory disease, yet it indirectly affects heart health and muscle/joint functioning in aging adults and recovering patients. Adding to this are complications caused by self-isolation and limited activity. Specialized Physical Therapy offers a personalized rehabilitation and recovery treatment plan for…

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