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How To Not Let Aches & Pains Hold You Back! 4 Ways To Beat The Pain NEWSLETTER

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How To Not Let Aches & Pains Hold You Back! 4 Ways To Beat The Pain! NEWSLETTER

3. EXERCISE Regular exercise can help restore proper muscle tone. Walking, cycling and swimming are good aerobic activities to try. Be sure to warm up before exercising and cool down afterward. Our experts at Fyzical Therapy & Balance Centers teach you stretching, toning and aerobic exercises to feel better and stay pain-free.Drink lotsoffluids.Beginslowlyand increaseworkouts gradually. Avoid high-impact aerobic activities and weight lifting when injured or while in pain. Consult one of our experts or your doctor before trying exercises you are unsure of doing. 4. PHYSICAL THERAPY Through our program, specialized hands-on techniques and treatments are applied, addressing the poor alignment and dysfunction of the spine, which can irritate and cause pressure on nerves. Physical therapy is the science of restoring pain-free movement with exercises and hands-on techniques. These principles are applied to the body when an injury is sustained to help facilitate a great recovery.

Are you like many people, suffering from aches and pains? A daily back or neck ache may be more of a nuisance than anything. However, episodes of pain can become progressively worse, lasting longer and traveling to other parts of your body. If you don’t stop the cycle of pain and discover the root cause of each painful episode, the accumulation of damage to your body may lead to eventual failure of the spinal structures and possible surgery. However, if you address and treat the cause of your pain early through physical therapy, drastic measures such as surgery can often be avoided. Here are some tips to help you battle daily aches and pains: 1. ICE & HEAT For muscle pain from overuse or injury, rest that body part and take acetaminophen or ibuprofen depending on what your doctor may advise you is best. Apply ice for the first 24 - 72 hours of an injury to reduce pain and inflammation. After that, heat often feels more soothing. 2. SLEEP Be sure to get plenty of sleep and try to reduce stress. The amount of sleep is dependent on your body. Some people only require 7 hours, others 9. Also, make sure you have a good mattress and sleep on your side or back with pillow support for your legs. If you sleep on your side, put the pillow between your legs. If you sleep on your back, put the pillow behind your thighs.

If you are suffering fromaches and pains, call us today to learn more about how you can return to a pain-free active lifestyle!

FYZICAL Is NOT Shy About Fixing Your Leaking Bladder

Frequently Asked Questions: I’ve already tried Kegels?What more will physical therapy do? It’s true that part of the process will likely include some pelvic floor strengthening exercises (often referred to as Kegels) But good pelvic floor therapy is much more than that. And unfortunatelymost people who attempt “Kegel’s,” perform them wrong. When we teach the strengthening exercises in therapy, we use feedback techniques that ensure you are using the correct technique. With the correct technique we can monitor the expected progress and reach our goals as expected. I s Pelvic Floor Therapy just for women? No, Traditionally this type of therapy has been called “Women’s Health” But we are moving away from the name, because it turns out that Men have many of the same problems as women. Including leaking bladder. That’s right men, no need to feel shy or embarrassed about this. It’s quite common. And more important, it’s fixable. Will I have to undress or have an internal exam? It depends on the situation and your individual problem. An internal exam (similar to a gynecological examination) is the gold-standard method of examination for pelvic floor therapy cases, but it’s not always necessary and you always have the ability to opt out if you prefer. However, our therapists are very professional and will keep you as comfortable and modest as possible during the process. You can count on the best results following the therapist’s recommended exam and treatment.

You might be unaware that leaking bladders are very common. (See the Stats to the right.) 50% of women over 65 years and 35% of all women have leaking bladders.

It’s nothing to be shy about.

But the good news is that FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Centers is fixing leaking bladders. In July of 2017, FYZICAL hired Dr Cindy Neville, DPT to be the National Director of Pelvic Health and Wellness. Dr. Neville is very accomplished and experienced in Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy. She has 30 years of experience in treating pelvic floor disorders. As the national director, she has been hard at work with her mission to deliver expert pelvic floor physical therapy across the country. FYZICAL is pleased to bring Dr. Neville’s experience and expertise to the Provo/Orem area. Due to the sensitive nature of pelvic floor and leaking bladders, it’s common to leave these problems untreated. But THAT’S NOT GOOD ENOUGH! FYZICAL wants to help you or your loved ones with leaking bladder. We have invested in new technology and knowledge so that we can help those who need it. We will do what’s necessary to improve the strength and coordination, to improve your quality of life, to keep you dry and in full control of a leaking bladder. Call us today to schedule an evaluation of your pelvic floor.

Exercise Essentials

SUPPORTED BRIDGE Lie on your back with knees bent and feet hip distance apart. Place your feet close enough so they can be touched by the finger tips. Inhale and lift the hips, place a block under the sacrum. Keep the chest open. Hold for 30 seconds and repeat 10 times. Core Strength

LOWER TRUNK ROTATIONS Lying on your back with your knees bent, gently rock your knees side-to-side. Repeat 8 times on both sides. Mobility


Always consultyourphysical therapistorphysicianbefore startingexercisesyouareunsureofdoing.

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