It’s no secret that pregnancy isn’t any walk in the park. In fact, 50-70% of pregnant women experience chronic back pain during their pregnancies (defined as a persistent pain lasting longer than 2-3 months) and many simply push through this discomfort. Pregnancy brings a slew of aches and pains, due to added stress, weight gain,
Did you recently deliver a baby? If so, you may have experienced an episiotomy. An episiotomy is a surgical cut between the vagina and the anus designed to provide more room for the baby to exit the birth canal. In many cases where an episiotomy is not performed, the area tears naturally as the infant
Anyone living with arthritis knows how debilitating it can be. Several people dealing with arthritic aches and pains end up resorting to steroid injections, antirheumatic drugs, or even joint replacement surgery, in order to manage their pain. However, physical therapy itself has proven successful for many arthritis sufferers. Before turning to potentially harmful drugs or
Lower back pain is a sensation all too familiar to millions of people. This ache can hinder many aspects of your life: working, spending time with friends and family, partaking in the activities you enjoy, and even just relaxing. If lower back pain is plaguing your everyday life, it is important that you find relief as soon as you can.
Maintaining a high level of physical activity can possibly lengthen your life as well as improve the overall quality. According to PT in Motion News, 80 percent of Americans aren’t meeting physical activity guidelines set forth by the US Department of Health and Human Services. Finding the time or the motivation to exercise is difficult