Dry Needling

Dry Needling Have you ever had those “knots” which are oh-so-painful and hinder your ability to move properly? Do not fear- Dry Needling is here. At Orthocare Physical Therapy Center, we refer to these “knots”  as “myofascial...

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Movement Vital Signs

Movement Vital Signs What do you think of when you think Vital Signs ? Heart Rate ? Yes! Blood Pressure? Yes – of course! What about your MOVEMENT VITAL SIGNS? HOW YOU MOVE is also a vital sign itself!  Researchers note that moving properly...

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Unnecessary Surgery and PT

Is Surgery Always Needed? Surgery might not be needed as often as we think. In fact, several studies show that Physical Therapy is just as good if not better than surgery for some conditions. Our Physical Therapists at Orthocare Physical Therapy...

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Exercise in the Winter

It is cooling down! This time of year is an exciting one! Time to exercise in the winter? You have spent some good social time with loved ones over the summer and fall break-maybe you have eaten more – and stayed up later than you should...

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Why Do You Have Back Pain?

Why Do You Have Back Pain? Is the source of your back pain a mystery? You’re not alone! 9/10 patients don’t even know the primary cause of their back pain! The problem is that most people seek treatment AFTER they’ve begin having back pain...

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Physical Therapy Less Costly

Physical Therapy Less Costly for Pain Treatment The evidence just keeps piling up! According to an news report on NPR,  while Americans spend an estimated $80 billion to $100 billion each year in hopes of easing their aching backs. Still the...

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Lower Back Pain got you Down?

Lower Back Pain and Physical Therapy Lower Back Pain (LBP) is second to the common cold in a list of ailments driving Americans to the doctor’s office. Put Down the Pills! The American College of Physicians recommends non-drug therapy—including...

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