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Reduce Opioid Consumption and Feel Better with Physical Therapy

July 10th, 2020

Long-term opioid consumption is not a good strategy for managing chronic pain. In addition to the risk of addiction, opioids simply alleviate the symptoms (pain) of a larger problem. For very real, measurable improvement over chronic pain, physical therapy has been proven to be a much better option than opioids or other pharmaceutical painkillers. If

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Why it’s Important to Get Active! Here are 5 Fun Activities for all Fitness Levels.

June 22nd, 2020

Maintaining a high level of physical activity can possibly lengthen your life as well as improve the overall quality. According to PT in Motion News, 80 percent of Americans aren’t meeting physical activity guidelines set forth by the US Department of Health and Human Services. Finding the time or the motivation to exercise is difficult

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Say No to Opioids! 3 Ways Physical Therapy Can Naturally Relieve Pain

June 8th, 2020

Physical Therapy: The Natural Alternative to Drugs Does the prospect of taking painkilling drugs for the rest of your life fill you with concern? If it doesn’t, then it should — especially if the drugs in question are opioids. Many chronic pain sufferers who can’t get the relief they need from NSAIDs or steroids feel

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Treat Stress-Related Headaches with Physical Therapy. Find Out How it Works.

May 18th, 2020

There is nothing worse than that feeling of having your head in a clamp. Whether the pain starts in your neck, the back of your head or front and center behind your eyes, stress headaches can derail your entire day. While reducing your stress level can often reduce your stress-related headaches, getting rid of the

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How Important is Physical Therapy Before and After Surgery?

May 4th, 2020

It’s a wise idea to work with a physical therapist both before and after surgery. Working with a physical therapist prior to your operation — sometimes referred to as “prehab” — can help you to prepare emotionally and physically for the surgery. And when the operation is done, physical therapy can help to ensure a

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Always suffering from aches and pains in your joints? 3 Reasons to consider Physical Therapy

April 20th, 2020

Do you have chronic pain? If so, you’re in the company of at least 20% of the United States population, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). At our physical therapy clinic, we work with people every day who are dealing with the physical and mental effects of chronic pain caused by

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3 Reasons Not to Skip Stretching After Exercising

April 6th, 2020

Don’t Just Get That Regular Exercise — Do Your Post-Workout Stretches, Too! There’s no doubt about it: American aren’t getting enough physical activity. Healthy adults should be making a point of getting at least 150 minutes of moderate physical activity every week. If you already know that you need to be more active, you may

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Chronic Back Pain Sufferers! This Blog is for You.

March 20th, 2020

A Message of Hope for Chronic Back Pain Sufferers Do you feel as if your chronic back pain has locked you out of your own life? This nagging, excruciating symptom can stem from a variety of underlying causes, in some cases growing progressively worse from day to day until you can hardly move at all.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

March 19th, 2020

TO OUR DYNAMX PATIENTS AND COMMUNITY: We are remaining open at all 5 of our locations throughout southern California.  We do have people that need access to care to deal with significant neck and back pain.  We also have people post-operatively that cannot afford to lose all their shoulder/knee range of motion or strength to allow

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Do you Wake Up Feeling Achy? It could be your mattress!

March 10th, 2020

Imagine waking up, fully rested after 8 hours of sleep. As you gently awake, you move to sit up… only to be hit with an ache in your back. The aches in your shoulders and neck quickly follow as you move, but as you go to stand up, they are eclipsed by the dull ache

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