Kinetix: Helping Aches & Pains

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“Imagine How Much You Could Accomplish Without Pain!” HELPING ACHES & PAINS

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3. Exercise. Lack of exercise can lead to stiffness and weakness in muscles and joints, and regularly stretching and moving can help increase blood flow. Carrying excess weight can also lead to pain and discomfort, and exercise is beneficial in supporting weight loss efforts. Cardiovascular activities like walking, cycling, and swimmingareespeciallygoodoptions foralleviatingpain.Checkwithyourphysical therapist before trying a new form of exercise. 4. Physical Therapy. Physical therapy is an ideal solution for addressing pain, especially pain that develops following an injury or surgical procedure. Physical therapy programs use specialized hands-on techniques to target the causes of pain and improve a patient’s quality of life. Kinetix Physical Therapy’s programs use a combination of exercise, stretching, manual techniques and modalities to alleviate pain and other issues. Look inside to learn more about our programs and say good-bye to those aches and pains!

It is an unfortunate reality that pain is a part of life. Having aches and pains in your neck, back, knees, and hips is commonplace, especially as you begin to age. However, as those aches and pains grow more severe, they can become more challenging to deal with. It is never a good idea to let aches and pains grow so severe that they interfere with your quality of life. These are a few ways to help alleviate any aches and pains that you may have: 1. Hot and ColdTherapy. Using ice and heat to manage pain is one of the oldest tricks in thebook.Oftentimes,musclepaindevelopsasa resultof injuryoroveruse andusingover thecounterpainmedications likeacetaminophenor ibuprofencan help, but combining those medications with repeated ice and heat therapy is a better strategy for reducing overall pain and tightness. 2. Rest. When you are experiencing pain in a certain muscle group, resting that muscle group is a good idea. Sleep, in general, is beneficial for helping decrease pain. Increasing the amount of sleep you are getting by just one or two hours per night could be beneficial in reducing your overall pain level. TWO FREE WORKSHOPS EACH MONTH! WHICH ONE IS RIGHT FOR YOU? For Back Pain & Sciatica Sufferers: • Do you suffer with back pain or leg pain when you stand or walk?

For Those With Imbalance Symptoms: • Have you fallen in the past? • Are you afraid of falling? • Has your balance become more unsteady? • Has your walking become more difficult?

• Do you have pain when you sit for long periods or drive? • Do you experience pain, numbness or tingling into your buttock, groin or down your leg?

If you have answered yes to any of these questions (or have a stubborn spouse or parent who is in denial) – The Back Pain and Sciatica workshop or the Balance and Fall Prevention workshop may be a life changing (and possibly life saving) event for you. Register by calling 352-505-6665, at or at Seats are limited so register today!

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