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Don’t Suffer With Pain This Holiday Season! Lonoke & ProMotion PT Can Treat Your Aches & Pains Naturally

Do you suffer from knee, hip or leg pain? You are not alone. CDC studies show that 30% of adults have reported some form of knee, hip or ankle joint stiffness or pain in a 30 day period. The hip and knee joints are incredible marvels of the human body. At times they have to withstand up to 6 times your body weight in force. The knee joint is the second most complicated joint in the body and has to move in many directions including forward, backward, side to side and rotation. These different movements are called accessory motions and are needed for normal walking, running and bending. When you experience pain in the side of the hip, groin, thigh or knee, you may have difficulty with these accessory motions. Prolonged sitting, injuries, arthritis and disease can affect accessory motions. With every day use, tissues around the hip and knee joints tighten, leading to a gradual loss of motion. This causes a lot of pressure to build up on specific parts of the joints. When Your Motion is Lost When you lose the movement of the hip, knee or ankle joints, your muscles have to take on the abnormal strain. This leads to common aches and pains experienced by millions of people. Many people feel that medication will help solve their hip, knee or leg pain. While medication can help to decrease inflammation and pain, it cannot address the root cause of the problem. Most pain in the hip, thigh, knee or leg comes from poor flexibility, strength or coordination. Treating Leg Pain To determine the source of your leg pain our physical therapists examine your walking, squatting, joint movement, comparing the strength and mobility of the joints. A comprehensive treatment plan, including special hands on techniques, is made to achieve the fastest relief and the longest lasting results. If you are suffering with hip, knee or leg pain, call us today to learn more how we can eliminate your pain and put a spring back in your step!

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Pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined. National Institute of health, Jan. 2010

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Does Arthritis Pain Grind You Down? Essential Factors To Joint Pain Millions of Americans suffer through arthritis pain every day, taking Ibuprofen and stronger medication to numb the pain and address the ongoing inflammation. The definition of arthritis is joint inflammation, however the term has acquired a wider meaning. Arthritis is now used as a generic term for osteoarthritis and other conditions that affect joints. The pattern, severity and location of arthritis symptoms can vary depending on the specific form of the disease. Typically, arthritic conditions are characterized by pain and stiffness in and around one or more joints. The symptoms can develop gradually or suddenly. Certain rheumatic conditions can also involve the immune system and various internal organs of the body. Physical therapy is an important part of the ongoing treatment for arthritis. Physical therapy strengthens, stretches and stabilizes muscles surrounding affected joints providing needed support. Relieving Joint Pain Exercising is important to help reduce joint pain and stiffness. Light to moderate- intensity physical activity can actually prevent a decline in function, even restoring health. However, some people with arthritis may be reluctant to exercise because of joint pain after activity. You can take various steps to relieve pain, such as heat and cold therapy, or pain relievers, making it easier for you to exercise and stay active. In addition to physical therapy, choose non–impact exercises such as bicycling, swimming or water exercise. Furthermore, research shows that even modest weight loss combined with exercise is more effective in decreasing pain and restoring function than either weight loss or exercise alone. If you are suffering with arthritis pain, call us today and discover how we can relieve your pain, returning you to a more active, pain-free lifestyle!

If you experience any of the following call Lonoke & ProMotion Physical Therapy to improve your posture today!

Inability to stand or sit comfortably for long periods of time Difficulty getting in and out of bed Inability to walk for at least 20 minutes Joint pain and/or stiffness Unable to enjoy leisure activities Difficulty getting up and down from the floor Limited ability to exercise Unable to work due to pain Difficulty going up and down steps or curbs

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Patient Spotlight

ProMotion Therapy has been a great help in improving my strength.

Ms. Carole was having difficulty walking, and she came to us for help with that. She began with us in August and has since been released because she is doing that well! She was excited on her graduation day, and she was even more excited to share with us her successes. “On Tuesday Sept. 20, 2016, my husband Harold and I rode our bicycles about 20 blocks with the greatest of ease. After a “rest break” on the carport, I’ve decided to try walking. We walked three blocks in our neighborhood. I am happy to report that ProMotion Therapy has been a great help in improving my strength.” - C.M.

Staff Spotlight

Matt Jackson obtained a Master of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Central Arkansas in 1993. He opened the doors of Lonoke Physical Therapy in May 1995 and has been in practice for 21 years. He opened the doors to ProMotion Physical Therapy, a satellite clinic of LPT, in North Little Rock, in January 2015. He is a certified WorkSTEPS provider. Matt is an avid jeeper and a shooting enthusiast.

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MERRY CHRISTMAS! A holiday greeting at Christmas time to express our sincere appreciation for your confidence and loyalty. Thank you for enabling us to do what we love every day. We are deeply thankful and extend to you our best wishes for a happy and healthy Christmas Day.

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Pain while bending or reaching Difficulty standing for > 20 mins Soreness after sitting awhile Pain when driving > 30 mins Radiating pain to buttocks Pain when trying to sleep Do You Suffer With Any of The Following Symptoms?

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I am walking better now! “I wanted to say thanks to all of the ProMotion staff for helping me learn to walk again. I have people all over the state calling because they are so excited about me walking again. Thanks for all your help. I will never forget how hard y’all worked. I am walking better now than I have in at least three years. I can raise my legs now, and I can get into my truck better. I can lay on my side and I can sleep in my bed now—that’s the first time in THREE years!” - J.W. I’m proud of the results! “My walking ability is getting better everyday. I’m proud of the results and staff who work with me to reach my goal” - J.N. Thank you somuch for the nice experience! “I love this place! They’re very personal and helpful. It does not feel like a gym like some do. Thank you so much for the nice experience! I can roll over better in bed. Sitting and standing is easier, getting in and out of my husband’s truck a lot better.” - G.D.

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Happy Anniversary Elizabeth and her husband. It is their anniversary on December 14th.

Happy Birthday to Kelli (Dec. 19th, Matt Jackson (Dec.16th) &Matt Loggins (Dec. 29th)!

Matt Jackson’s Cheese Dip Ingredients: 1lb hot breakfast sausage

1lb ground beef 1 medium onion

1 bell pepper 2 lbs Velveeta 2 cans Rotel, do not drain

Preparation: Brown breakfast sausage and hamburger meat, drain. Saute onion and bell pepper. Melt Velveeta and Rotel while cooking other ingredients. Combine all ingredients. Serve.

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Exercise Essentials Try these exercises to help keep you moving...

KNEE EXTENSION STRETCH While sitting, tighten your top thigh muscle to press the back of your knee downward towards the ground. Hold for 30 seconds. Alternate legs and repeat.

HIP HIKES While standing up on a step, lower one leg downward towards the floor by tilting your pelvis to the side. Then return the pelvis/leg back to a leveled position.

Helps with knee pain

Helps with hip pain

Care to Share Who do you know that needs our help? Always consult your physical therapist or physician before starting exercises you are unsure of doing. www.simpleset.net

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Care enough to Share how physical therapy helped you. Who do you know that could benefit from therapy? Send them our way, they will thank you and so will we. Each month we have a drawing for a Wal-Mart gift card for our patients that refer people to us. Get in the game and get the word out. The more people you refer, the more chances you have to win.

Ms. Barbara won the past month’s drawing! Congratulations!

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