Chronic pain leads many people to avoid physical activity. Pain medication is often relied on or prescribed to help manage pain. This can lead to other significant problems such as dependence. An alternative and effective pain management strategy has is regular exercise. Starting an exercise program, however, can be a whole other kind of pain.
Pain impacts the lives of millions of Americans. If you live with chronic or acute pain, everyday tasks can be difficult. Here are our top tips to make your journey more comfortable. While this takes planning and precautions, you’ll successfully outsmart your pain and see the world! Before the Trip Communicate with Your Physical Therapy […]
What is CTE and What You Can Do About It If you have ever experienced head trauma personally or witnessed someone else having a traumatic brain injury (TBI), you know how serious the effects of the injury can be. But have you ever wondered what happens when someone experiences multiple injuries to their head? This […]
We are all at risk of a fall. Activities of daily living may increase our odds. Here are important facts to know. A concussion is considered a mild brain injury. One may be sustained at work, in sports, activities, and at home. Whether old or young, healthy or with illness, we are all at risk. […]
Know Your Risks Beforehand and Be Proactive to Effectively Manage Your Health Care Needs Losing balance as we age is something that most of us accept as inevitable. Dizzy spells, reaching out to steady yourself on a countertop or second thoughts about going for a walk with the grandchildren all are understandable concerns. We know […]
Written by Ashley Pastore, Customer Experience Manager at CORA Physical Therapy A little over a year ago, we were told to “shelter in place” and quarantine. For some of us, these orders felt like being held captive. However, for the more than 54 million Americans suffering with arthritis, this invitation to a sedentary lifestyle might […]