Category: back pain

Posture Apr21st 2021

Does Improving Posture Decrease Neck and Back Pain?

In a word? No.  There are plenty of reasons to improve posture but decreasing neck and back pain are unlikely to be changed by focusing on posture.  We often think posture is to blame when back and neck pain are present but research has not shown these conditions to be associated with posture or postural

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Make the Most of Your Surgery with PT - Both Before and After Feb6th 2021

Direct Access to Physical Therapy and Massage Therapy

Did you know that you can use “direct access” to start physical and/or massage therapy without seeing a doctor first? And, even better, there’s a good chance your insurance will pay for it! Think back to the last time you felt well. The last time you didn’t feel any pain, even when relaxing. Many of

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man with severe backache Jul5th 2020

Ached by Lower Back Pain? Stand up Straighter with Physical Therapy

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.

chronic back pain Oct10th 2019

Stand up to your back pain! Physical therapy can help relieve chronic low back pain.

Are you suffering from chronic low back pain? Take action today and contact ReQuest Physical Therapy to schedule a one-on-one consultation and evaluation. Our physical therapists will get to the root cause of your back pain and create a personalized treatment plan just for you. What Is Chronic Low Back Pain? Low back pain is

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herniated disc Jun4th 2019

Could Your Back Pain be Caused by a Herniated Disc?

Did you know that back pain is the highest reported area of pain across the United States? Chronic back pain is one of the most common reasons that people seek physical therapy treatment. 60-80% of people will experience back pain of some sort in their lives, and it is likely that it may be caused

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Core Strength Apr20th 2019

The Connection Between Core Strength and Better Balance

Physical therapy as an industry has been talking about the link between core strength and better balance for years. When the “core” muscles around your trunk are strong, they prevent chronic lower back pain and many other injuries, but they also keep you from losing your balance and falling down. A stronger core will help

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