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Is Your Back Pain Caused by a Herniated Disc?

April 10th, 2019

A herniated disc is a condition that occurs along the spine. Most often, it is found in the lower back. The spine is comprised of 24 bones, and five of them are found in the lower back. There are also nerves and intervertebral discs in the spine. With a herniated disc, the jelly-like nucleus begins

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Staff Seeks to Educate Public on Dangers of Opioid Use and Benefits of Physical Therapy

April 3rd, 2019

By: Shannon Courington, Journalist for The South Alabamian Newspaper The opioid crisis that is plaguing the nation is crippling Alabama. Alabama has the highest rate of opioid prescription in the nation. The use of opioids or “pain pills” usually begins with something as simple as a backache or sprained ankle. When a person experiences pain

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Don’t Mask the Symptoms: Treat the Origin of the Issue with Physical Therapy

March 20th, 2019

Looking for a Drug-Free Pain Solution? Look Into Physical Therapy Pain can be a helpful messenger, an alert that something in your body needs fixing ‒ but it can also be an agonizing annoyance that ruins your quality of life. To make matters worse, many pain problems are rooted in deep-set underlying conditions, often originating

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