Physical Therapy vs. Occupational Therapy: What’s the Difference?

March 11th, 2019

Before you can understand why physical therapy and occupational therapy are both so important, you must first understand the differences between physical therapy and occupational therapy. Physical therapy refers to a variety of natural and conservative treatments aimed at relieving pain and promoting healing. Occupational therapy, while it is a similar form of conservative treatment,

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How Myofascial Release Works

January 10th, 2019

If you are experiencing stiff or tight muscles, myofascial release may be an option for you. Myofascial release helps with pain relief by easing the tension in your muscles. It is a form of massage performed by your physical therapist that focuses on specific pressure points, aimed at bringing the myofascia back to its elastic

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How to Deal with Chronic Joint and Muscle Pain

July 25th, 2018

All of us have experienced pain and discomfort in the muscles and joints at some point, especially with age. In most cases, the use of over the counter medications, hot/cold packs and rest help resolve the problem. Muscle and joint pain can be extremely troublesome to say the least. Some cases start with mild discomfort

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