Category: Back and Neck Pain

Herniated Disc

So You Have Back Pain – Chances Are, It Could Be From a Herniated Disc

September 20th, 2020

Did You Know Your Back Pain Could Be Stemming From a Herniated Disc? How do you know whether you have a herniated disc or it’s just good old back pain? One telltale sign can be where the pain is located. Strange neck pains, back pains, or extremity symptoms can indicate a variety of potential problems

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So You’ve Been Having Back Pain… Could it be Caused by a Herniated Disc?

July 10th, 2020

If you’ve been experiencing back pain, it just may be a herniated disc. A herniated disc can put extra pressure on the muscles and nerves around the spinal column. Symptoms may include, pain on one side of the body, pain that radiates to the arms or legs, aching, burning sensations in the affected area and

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Stand Up to Your Back Pain with Physical Therapy Relief

June 20th, 2020

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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Say Goodbye to Your Stress Headaches, Once and for All

February 27th, 2020

If stress headaches are happening so frequently that they are impacting your daily life, it’s time to start thinking about physical therapy for relief. Stress 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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So You’ve Been Having Back Pain… Could it be Caused by a Herniated Disc?

November 10th, 2019

Do you wince when you bend over to tie your shoes? Is your back stiff, sore, and achy, especially in the morning? Do you notice numbness, tingling, and pain in an arm or leg? If you’re experiencing these issues, it’s possible you have a herniated disc. We encourage you to call Washington Physical Therapy and

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Stand Up to Your Back Pain with Physical Therapy Relief

September 20th, 2019

Do you find walking, playing sports, or even sitting and standing a challenge because of back pain? If so, you may be miserable, but you’re hardly alone. It’s estimated that up to 80 percent of Americans has struggled, or will struggle, with this debilitating symptom. For many, the only thing worse than the back pain

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5 Ways to Relieve Back and Neck Pain

May 10th, 2019

There are common causes of both back pain and neck pain and at Washington Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation we can help with both. Changes in the spine’s anatomy often cause back pain. There may be lumbar disc herniation, lumbar degenerative disc disease, osteoarthritis or sacroiliac joint dysfunction. Disc herniation occurs when the gel-like interior of the

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Suffering with Back Pain? Check Your Posture!

April 20th, 2019

If you are like most people, you have had someone tell you to sit or stand up straight — probably during your teenage years. At the time, the demand was probably annoying and one you did your best to ignore. But it turns out that good posture is important for more than just looking confident

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Did You Know That a Herniated Disc Can Cause You Serious Back Pain?

February 20th, 2019

One of the most common reasons people visit Washington Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation each day is to get relief from chronic back pain. While back pain can be caused by a variety of medical conditions, in many cases, it is the result of a herniated disc. Herniated discs can occur anywhere along the spine but

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Tired of Lower Back Pain? Here’s What To Do

September 20th, 2018

Lower back pain is the nemesis of many. That familiar ache can limit time spent working, relaxing, and enjoying life. It can lead to irritability and a whole host of other health problems. And, yet, it’s surprisingly common. The World Health Organization estimates that in the United States, 149 million days of work are lost

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