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10 Jul, 2020

Finally Relieve Those Aches in Your Back with Physical Therapy

Most Americans will suffer temporary back pain at some point in their lives. When back pain is not temporary, however, it becomes a major quality of life issue. The good news is that you don’t have to live with back pain permanently. Taking a proactive approach like working with a physical therapist can help you

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20 Jun, 2020

If You Are in Need of More Physical Activity, Try These 7 Tips

Did you know that 80 percent of the U.S. population falls short of the Physical Activity Guidelines recommended by the Department of Health and Human Services? Millions of Americans are risking serious health consequences simply because they do too much sitting and not enough moving around. You may not find that information shocking, especially if

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10 Jun, 2020

Ready to Rid Yourself of Headaches? PT Can Help

If stress-related headaches are happening so frequently that they are impacting your daily life, it’s time to start thinking about physical therapy for relief. Stress-related headaches, also called tension headaches, are the most common type of headache that impacts people. While they are not as serious as migraines, tension headaches are a sign that something

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20 May, 2020

Eating Right: A Simple Technique for Reducing Pain and Inflammation

Do you deal with chronic pain or inflammation in your daily life? It isn’t uncommon, but it is avoidable. While exercise is a crucial part of your physical therapy regimen, proper nutrition can also play an important role.  The foods you eat work to fuel your body, and eating the right ones can help you

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20 Apr, 2020

The Unexpected Benefits of Stretching

Many non-athletes — and even a few actual jocks — are guilty of either rushing through their warm-up stretching, or skipping the cool-down moves after the workout. Yet, along with cardio and strength-training, stretching also delivers significant health benefits. You probably already know that stretching extends your overall range of motion, while also elasticizing your

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20 Mar, 2020

How to Put the Spring Back in Your Step

  There’s no avoiding it; with age can come a whole host of new challenges, and with them seemingly random aches and pains. Fingers and joints may become sore after mundane chores, and physical undertakings that once brought joy now result in discomfort. It can be easy to become discouraged away from participating in activities

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10 Mar, 2020

Are Aches and Pains Ruining Your Day? Discover How PT Can Help.

As people age, many develop aches and pains that become progressively worse and begin to interfere with their normal work requirements, daily activities and even healthy sleep patterns. In many cases these aches and pains are worse upon awakening in the morning and ease as the person arises and begins to move about. Although this

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20 Feb, 2020

How Nutrition Can Have a Positive Impact on Reducing Aches and Pains

If you are what you eat, what are you based on your last meal? If your answer was full of saturated fat and processed sugars, it may be time to listen to what your body is telling you. Fortunately, physical therapy is more than just recovery after surgery. A physical therapist can help you identify

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10 Feb, 2020

Chronic Back Pain Sufferers! This Blog is for You.

Does your back hurt all the time? Can’t seem to get comfortable or engage in your normal activities? Be sure to give Total Function Physical Therapy a call and schedule an appointment with one of our physical therapists. Our physical therapists can help lessen your pain or alleviate it entirely. What Is Chronic Back Pain?

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20 Jan, 2020

5 Fun Activities to Stay Active for All Fitness Levels.

Getting active can be intimidating. With thousands of exercise programs out there, it’s hard to figure out which one is right for you. Fortunately, there are a few, fun, favorite fitness activities that rise to the top for everyone, whether they are just starting out or are long-time fitness enthusiasts. But before you dive into

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