Worcester: The Ideal Treatment For Low Back Pain

Health &Fitness The Newsletter About Your Health And Caring For Your Body

July, 2018

“Enjoy Summer Vacation Without Aches Or Pains!” Do you suffer from an aching back? Whether it is a short-lived muscle spasm, or a long-term problem, your back is telling you something! Your spine is a complex structure made up of bones, muscles, discs, tendons, ligaments, and nerves. It is the hub of your nervous systemwhere messages to and fromyour brain travel to different parts of your body. It is so complex, that it takes years for you to master the ability to stand up straight, walk, and run. THE IDEAL TREATMENT FOR LOW BACK PAIN

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• The Ideal Treatment For Low Back Pain • 3 Common Spine Areas • Relieve Back Pain In Minutes • Patient Success Spotlight

Health & Fitness The Newsletter About Your Health And Caring For Your Body

July, 2018

“Live Your Teenage Years All Over Again!” THE IDEAL TREATMENT FOR LOW BACK PAIN

As we age, it is very common to suffer aches and pains in the lower back, typicallybecauseofpoorpostureandprolongedsitting,orprevious injuries;howeverachesandpainsareasignofunderlyingproblems.Your spine relies on proper posture, alignment, strength, and coordination. When any one of these key areas doesn’t work right, strain and stress occurs on the spine, sparking inflammation and pain. Inflammation weakens the spinal muscles and leg muscles, causing difficulty with everyday activities. Getting up and down from the floor, squatting, standing for long periods, and even walking can become a problem. This can really affect your life and the longer the problem persists, the more long-term damage can occur. Quickly Relieve Low Back Pain. Most low back pain can easily be treated with physical therapy and without the need for surgery, or prolongedmedication.Physical therapycan reduce inflammation, restore proper function, restore normal back strength and prevent future injury.

Maintaining and building muscle strength is particularly important to getting you back to doing the things you love to do, without worrying about the pain. Not all low back pain is the same, so your treatment will be tailored to for your specific symptoms and condition. Once the examination is complete, your physical therapist will evaluate the results, identify the factors that have contributed to your specific back problem, and design an individualized treatment plan for your specific back problem. Our physical therapists have years of medical training and skills to thoroughly evaluate and pinpoint the cause of your back pain. Look inside to learn more about our physical therapy and personal training programs and say hello to healthy living and good-bye to that aching back!

Contact us to schedule an appointment at 508-791-8740!

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3 COMMON SPINE PROBLEMAREAS

Whether you have back pain, neck pain, or radiating arm/leg pain, we can help. Your spine must be flexible, strong, and healthy in order for you to maintain a pain free body. We ensure that you’ll achieve the best results for your back/neck pain with the Worcester Physical Therapy Services spine program. UPPER SPINE Pain or injury here is often responsible for headaches to the scalp and face. This area helps with overall body balance and the ability to rotate the neck. Conditions involving the upper spine often present as limited motion and contribute to a forward head posture. As a result, this increases strain on the neck causing muscle pain and tension. In addition, weakness and pain to the shoulders, arms, hands, and fingers can be common. MID SPINE Pain or injuries here can cause limited motion and mid-back pain. The nerves exiting this area are responsible for digestion, heart and lung function. Limited motion here also increases the amount of strain on the lower spine. LOWER SPINE A common area of low back pain and radiating leg pain. This area can cause a significant amount of back pain because it is supposed to rotate with walking. Furthermore, this is a common area for disc herniation that can cause pain, numbness and tingling into the buttocks, thighs, legs or feet.

If you are concerned about the health of your spine, contact us today to schedule an appointment at 508-791-8740! We will help you return to an active, pain-free lifestyle.

COLD CARROT, GINGER & LIME SOUP

MINI SQUAT Stand with feet shoulder width apart. Perform a squatting motion initiated by bending at the hip. Only bend knees slightly, do not bend knees beyond 45 degrees. Rise up by straightening at the hip. Repeat 8 times. Stretches Lower Back Muscles Relieve Back Pain In Minutes Try this movement if you are experiencing back pain.

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INGREDIENTS • 1 cup fresh carrot juice • Juice of 1 lime

• 1-inch chunk ginger root, juiced • 1/2 large avocado • 1/2 ear of fresh organic, non-GMO raw corn

DIRECTIONS Pour the carrot, lime, ginger juice in a blender and add the avocado. Blend until smooth. Pour in a bowl and top the soup with fresh raw corn, shaved off the cob.

DISCOVER HOW TO LIVE PAIN FREE

At Worcester Physical Therapy Services, you will receive hands-on therapy treatments by our friendly, caring health experts during focused and individualized sessions. It’s time to call Worcester Physical Therapy Services if: • You’re tired of living in pain • You want to feel better and move better • You have been in an auto accident or injured on the job • You want to prevent injury 1. Call and talk to your therapist 2. Discover why your pain has come back 3. Get your custom recovery program

Patient Success Spotlight

I could not imagine being treated any better!

“ As an RN, I was aware of your reputation for healthcare and physical therapy. The staff was very professional and yet I felt very personally attended to by them, especially Patty. I could not imagine being treated any better, both personally and professionally. ” – Rosemary F. CONTACT US TODAY TO SCHEDULE YOUR APPOINTMENT! 508.791.8740

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• Move Freely • Alleviate Pain Naturally • Have More Energy • Enjoy Activities Pain Free • Be Stronger

Do you suffer with any of the following symptoms?

4 Stiffness or swelling 4 Aches at the end of the day 4 Pain from an old injury

4 Sharp pain 4 Headaches 4 Tingling, numbness, or weakness

Don’t let back pain become a way of life Pinpoint the exact cause of your back pain! FREE BACK PAIN ANALYSIS Offer valid for the first 25 people to schedule. Expires 07-28-18.

Call Today! 508-791-8740

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