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Staying Active at Home

While we are becoming accustomed to staying at home as much as possible during the Corona Virus pandemic, we don’t have to become sedentary. Staying active is good for your body and mind. If you are able to get outside for a walk or a run, you will experience physical fitness as well as connect

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How Physical Therapy helps with Sciatica

If you have ever had sciatic nerve pain, you know how debilitating it can be. The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the human body, so the pain caused by the pinching of this nerve is like no other. Often caused by a herniated disk or a narrowing of the spine, pressure is put on the

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Vertigo helped by Physical Therapy

Vertigo, or vestibular disorders, can result in nausea, fatigue and inability to function. If you have ever suffered from vertigo, you know that it can stop you in your tracks. Suddenly, you may feel like the world is spinning around you or that you yourself are spinning. You may experience dizziness and feel off-balance. Physical

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Feel Better with Direct Access to Care

Sometimes we suppress pain after it becomes a kind of new normal. Maybe you injured your shoulder or back while you were working on a house project or playing golf. It was really painful at first and bothered you, but then you decided that it might go away, or maybe it just became a dull

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Becoming Active Again

If you have been inactive for so long that you can’t figure out how to start an active lifestyle, let us offer some suggestions on how to begin. Making changes is difficult, especially when you are going from comfort to something that seems daunting, but overcoming a sedentary pattern to one of movement will help

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Overcoming Shin Splints

Overcoming Shin Splints

Have you started working on your new year fitness resolution only to find yourself in pain from shin splints? Have you tried a walking or running routine and now can’t seem to take a step without pain shooting up your lower leg? Shin splints are painful, but can be resolved or avoided all together. If

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How to Stay Safe During the Holidays

During the holiday season, we all try to do too much. We are trying to rake leaves and get the yard ready, clean the house before company comes, shop for our guests, decorate with lights for the season, and more. When we are overextending ourselves, injuries tend to happen. Here are some tips to avoid

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How Physical Therapy helps with Balance and Independence

Balance is vital to mobility and independence. When you suddenly don’t feel steady on your feet, your balance is off. This can result in a fall or even just a fear of falling. At this point, your fear of falling, especially in a public place, may cause you to stay home. Staying home makes you

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Physical Therapy helps with Arthritis

Arthritis is a common ailment that can be painful and debilitating. It affects people of all ages, but is more frequent among older adults. The best thing for arthritis can sometimes be to just get up and move. That is easier said than done when you have joint pain. Physical therapy can help with all

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Peak Physical Therapy Grand Opening

Peak Physical Therapy hosted a Grand Opening on Tuesday, Oct. 29. The event took place from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m., beginning with a ribbon cutting by the Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce with an open house following. Merlin Johnson, PT, and his wife Pam Johnson, PT, recently opened Peak Physical Therapy to provide high quality physical

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