Category: Physiotherapy

Stand up to your back pain! Physical therapy can help relieve chronic low back pain.

January 15th, 2020

Are you suffering from chronic low back pain? Take action today and call Equilibrium Therapeutics to schedule a one-on-one consultation and evaluation. Our physiotherapists will get to the root cause of your back pain and create a personalized treatment plan just for you. What Is Chronic Low Back Pain? Low back pain is chronic when

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physical therapy - no opioids

Constantly needing your pain meds refilled? Talk to your doctor about how physical therapy can help you ditch the opioids!

January 5th, 2020

Chronic pain affects 50 million adults in America—that’s about 20 percent of us! You may be one of them if pain and dysfunction have been a part of your daily life for at least three months or more. At our physiotherapy clinic, our experienced and friendly physiotherapist staff is dedicated to helping you move with

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chronic joint pain

Frustrated by your chronic joint pain? See how physical therapy can help relieve arthritis pain.

November 15th, 2019

Do your joints hurt all the time? You just may have chronic joint pain. Call Equilibrium Therapeutics today to schedule an appointment with one of our physiotherapists. We’ll help alleviate your joint pain. What Is Chronic Joint Pain? Joint pain can occur in any part of the joint, including the muscles, tendons, bone, cartilage and

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pain relievers

Physiotherapy can help you leave the pain relievers behind.

September 20th, 2019

It’s just over-the-counter pain relievers, right? It’s not like you’re taking opioids for pain relief. Think again. Taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or other over-the-counter pain relievers regularly for aches and pains is not always as safe as you think. Regular use of these medications also does not address the underlying causes of your pain.

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Herniated Disc Lower Back Pain

Could your back pain be caused by a herniated disc? Here’s what to look for.

September 10th, 2019

Are you struggling with chronic back pain? Millions of people suffer from back pain, making it one of the primary reasons for disability and limited activity. There could be several causes of back pain including problems with muscles and ligaments, improper sleeping position, and injuries. Specific problems with the spine, which includes several vertebrae and

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Sprains and Strains

Everything You Need to Know About Your Sprains and Strains

February 10th, 2020

We’ve all been there – walking down the street, not paying attention, when suddenly your ankle slips off the curb. There’s immediate pain, but it’s difficult to determine if it’s an injury that will go away on its own with a little RICE (rest, ice, compression, elevation) treatment, or if a visit to the doctor

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physical therapy - no opioids

Say NO to Opioids and YES to Physiotherapy!

February 20th, 2020

We’re all aware of the opioid crisis plaguing the nation. It’s scary – it’s as if every time we turn on the news, we hear another story about the epidemic. In 2016 alone, opioid overdose claimed the lives of 116 people each day. Approximately 11.5 million people in the United States misused the painkilling drugs

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Pre-hab

Pre-hab: What It Is and Why You Should Do It

March 10th, 2020

Are you in need of surgery in the near future? Do you have a physically demanding job or sport that puts you at risk of injury? Are your muscles and joints simply not what they used to be, becoming frail and weak? If you identify with any of these scenarios, you should consider preventative rehabilitation,

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Let’s talk nutrition. Find out how proper nutrition can actually reduce aches and pains

June 20th, 2020

Try to remember what you ate yesterday. Have you ever wondered if your dietary choices are affecting the achiness and stiffness that make your daily activities more difficult? Believe it or not, the food we eat can make a tremendous impact—for better or worse—on chronic pain. Patients who improve their diets, in conjunction with starting

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Find Better Balance By Strengthening Your Core

May 20th, 2020

Core strength training is a powerful and effective part of physiotherapy. Your core is comprised of a set of muscles that anchor your center of gravity. This allows you to maintain your constant balance, whether you are moving or standing still. By strengthening your core with physiotherapy treatments, you can improve your balance and correct

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