Please don’t ignore your neck pain. Do you feel those aches and pains in your neck from time to time? Do you feel stiffness in your neck getting out of a chair after sitting for a while or working in the office with a computer job? Four out of every five Americans will suffer from neck pains at some point in their lives.
Don’t neglect your knee pain, even if you are pain free. Knee arthritis pain can slow you down. Did you know that 85% of all individuals suffer from knee arthritis pain at some point in their lives? At times, the cause can be a specific injury. In other cases, the cause cannot be accurately determined. Knee arthritis pain is the second most common reason for a visit to the doctor’s office for senior citizens.
Occupational therapy is all about providing care for people with mental, physical, or learning impairments since birth. Through occupational therapy, we promote services to return you to your best, where we aim to increase independence, enhance development, and/or prevent disability.
Don’t get frustrated because you’ve seen one, two or even three different physical therapists, and still have unresolved issues. The truth is, we’re not all the same. Each physical therapy practice is different, and unique, in the same way each individual is. The care you receive at a physical therapy practice is an extension of the culture of the doctors, caregivers, and the staff. So, be very careful in choosing who to see.
There are several causes of pain, and they can be related to the mind, the body or caused by general stress. We live in a stressful world, but we can’t allow stress to get the best of us!
The pain, anxiety and toxic chemicals our bodily systems release into our bloodstream when we’re under stress is immense. That’s why we have to make an effort to keep pain at bay.