The American Physical Therapy Association – APTA states that physical therapy is a treatment in which a trained professional helps in promoting, maintaining, and restoring health and bodily functions. Physical Therapists (PTs) help with diagnosis, prognosis, physical examination, rehabilitation, disease prevention, etc., to promote well-being. You can find these professional physical therapists in private clinics, […]
How Opiates Impact the Brain & Body
The term opiates refer to the chemical compound derived mostly from a naturally occurring plant called opium. These include controlled prescription substances. These opiates mainly come from poppy plants and seeds. Healthcare professionals use most of the opiates to treat mild to extreme pain in patients; but, are also one of the leading addictions in […]
Since 1999 over eight hundred and forty thousand Americans have died from opioid overdoses. That encompasses over seventy percent of all drug overdose-related deaths in that same period. According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control), 2019 saw seventy thousand six hundred and thirty opioid-related drug overdose deaths in the United States alone. Opioids can […]
How Complaining Rewires Your Brain for Negativity
We often describe complaining as our expression of resentment or discontent towards something. Most people call it “venting,” but they often overlook all the negative impacts that “complaining” has on their lives and brains. Humans complain about an average of 15 to 30 times a day when things do not go in their favor. You […]
The Ultimate Guide to Dry Needling
What is Dry Needling? Dry needling is an effective process to treat musculoskeletal and neuromuscular conditions. It may not be suitable for all painful muscular conditions, and it is mandatory to take a doctor’s advice in this regard. It can help to ease muscle strain. The Integrative Dry Needling System connects the local symptoms with […]
7 Exercises to Help Relieve Shoulder Pain
The shoulder has several joints and tendons that allow the arm to move in the maximum range of motion. These movements could be as simple as scratching your back or throwing a ball towards someone/something. If you experience impingement or instability in your soft muscle tissues or bone structure, you are likely to face problems […]
Fundamentals: There is more than One Type of Arthritis!
Arthritis is a disease in which one or more joints swell up or become tender. Pain and stiffness are the main symptoms of arthritis. Although arthritis is not age-related, older people have a higher chance of developing this problem. According to sources, 54% of Americans have arthritis. The kind of arthritis and its intensity may […]
All You Should Know About Shoulder Pain
Your shoulder plays a great role and has a wide range of motion. When someone has a shoulder injury, it also affects their posture and health. You must understand how the shoulder works before we get into more details. How Does A Shoulder Work? The shoulder is a ball and a socket joint with three […]
What Areas of Your Body are Most Vulnerable to Chronic Pain?
Pain in the body is common for most people. Millions of Americans face some kind of body pain, whether acute pain or chronic pain. However, if the pain progresses over time and reaches a point where it becomes chronic, this is when things get serious. While you can have chronic pain in any part of […]