Increase Your Energy By Getting Up &Moving Today! NEWSLETTER Physical Therapy Services Inc.
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• Exercise Essential • Deep Tissue Laser Therapy
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INCREASE YOUR ENERGY BY GETTING UP & MOVING TODAY!
Do you feel sluggish or fatigued, as if it’s difficult tomotivate yourself to get moving? Do your sore muscles or achy joints just add to that lack of motivation? If so, your body may be experiencing some physical problems. Living a sedentary life is one of the main reasons why people report having low energy or feeling chronic day-to-day aches. Long car commutes, desk jobs, watchingT.V. once you get home fromwork… many people live their lives this way, with very little physical activity. While it may not seem like it is making an impact at the time, this type of sedentary lifestyle can damage your body over time. Contact Adams Physical Therapy Services today to figure out how a consistent exercise plan can increase your energy and help you live a healthier life! Why is physical activity so important? When you don’t participate in frequent physical activity, your muscles begin to weaken and over time they can even begin to atrophy. Inactive lifestyles also cause
joints to become stiff and can alter the physiological chemical processes within your body. In fact, your circulation and lymphatic systems can slow down, which can pose harmful risks. These systems work in producing and excreting toxic wastes (such as cholesterol) and these wastes can build up when the systems aren’t functioning as efficiently as they should. Lack of movement and poor posture are the causes of several types of pain, including lower back pain, neck pain, hip pain, knee pain, shoulder pain, and headaches. A slumped posture can even change the shape of your spine over time, in addition to closing your shoulder joints and tightening up the tissues around your hips.These consequences can cause severe pain and may result in a host of other problems if lifestyle changes are not made. If you are ready to gain pain relief, call to talk to a therapist today at (888) 222-0130! adamsptservices.com
HOW CAN I GET MOVING?
There is one fundamental rule of the human body: it was made to move! There are several reasons why people may not want to participate in physical activity. Perhaps your body simply doesn’tmovetheway itusedto,orperhapspainfulareasofyour body make it difficult to move in the ways you’d like. Whatever the case may be, the truth is that restriction in movement has the potential to lead to harmful health problems. Some easy pain-relief and energy-boosting steps you can take on your own include: 1. Decide to get up and get moving 2. Get up from your chair every 20 minutes and walk around, even if it is just for a few seconds. 3. Walk or exercise at least 30 minutes every day. 4. Drink plenty of water. 5. Stretch your legs, hips, spine, and neck for 10 minutes every day. 6. Don’t push yourself too far if you feel pain. 7. Make sure you are sitting properly at your desk or computer. 8. Take frequent breaks for breathing exercises. Inhale and exhale deeply. 9. Stretch your arms overhead frequently throughout the day. 10. Do strengthening exercises 2-3 times per week.
In order to be healthy, there needs to be a large emphasis on movement. When your body is flexible, strong, well-balanced, and fueled by a nutritious diet, it is able to perform at its optimal levels. At Adams Physical Therapy Services, we are dedicated to helping you live the best life you can, and our movement experts would be more than happy to help you relieve your pain, re-align your body, and get moving once again. If you are looking for assistance in living a more physically active life, contact us today. DEEP TISSUE LASER THERAPY In medicine, lasers allow surgeons to work at high levels of precision by focusing on a small area, damaging less of the surrounding tissue. If you have laser therapy, you may experience less pain, swelling, and scarring than with traditional surgery. Laser operations are usually shorter than traditional surgeries. They can often be done on an outpatient basis. People also tend to heal faster with laser operations. You may have less pain, swelling, and scarring than with traditional surgeries. Discover if you laser therapy can benefit you by contacting us today! 25% DISCOUNT ON LASER SESSIONS Call Today! (888)222-0130 This deal lasts during the entire month of November. Gift Certificates are available!! Expires 01/31/20
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When I was done I no longer needed my wheelchair!
“I was seen by Roy Adams and his amazing staff at Adams Physical Therapy Services back in 2009. I had been in a really back accident and when I came into his office I was in a wheel chair. I could not walk and had no use of my left arm. The staff at Adams Physical Therapy Services worked on me 2 times per week for almost 5 months. When I was done I no longer needed my wheelchair and I could walk and I also had more movement with my left arm than the surgeon said I would have. Anyone that asks me about Adams Physical Therapy Services, I will tell them that they are very good at what they do.”
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SHORT ARC QUAD Place a rolled up towel or object under your knee and slowly straighten your knee as you raise up your foot.
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