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When Do I Use Ice? …And When Do I Use Heat?

Easily one of the most common questions I get asked daily, and it’s something that confuses many people… “Should I use heat or ice for my back pain?” Rightly or wrongly, most people favor heat – a nice hot water bottle, soak in the bath, or one of those lavender scented wheat bags to try […]

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Why Knee Pain Gets Worse When You Exercise And How To Ease It

It’s no surprise seeing as we’re now heading into Summer quick than we know that this time of year we start to see more people than ever at Physical Achievement Center with painful knees. One of the main reasons why is it’s around this time of year that people decide to be more active and […]

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4 Things To Do TODAY to Get Back To Your Life Without Shoulder Pain

Rotator cuff injuries are common in people who have to repeatedly perform overhead activities as part of their daily routine.  This type of injury is common with painters, construction workers, and those who play recreational golf and tennis to name a few. It is something we see often at our clinic – and one of […]

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Are You Doing These 4 Things to Make Your Knee Pain Worse?

Some people blame their knee pain on old age or that it just comes and goes on its own, but a lot of the time our own everyday habits add to the knee pain that we feel.  Perhaps your knee pain is being affected by these 4 habits… 1.) You and I were not designed […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Not Rush Into Back Surgery

In the world today, we’ve grown accustomed to immediate results. Whether we’re ordering lunch or texting a friend, a quick response is valued and expected. When it comes to the human body, we can’t always ask for that kind of speed. An issue like back pain can take some time to develop…so it only stands to reason […]

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“Can Walking Be Bad For My Knees?”

We’ve heard the question before, a woman comes into our clinic to view all her options for knee pain and begins with… “Can walking be bad for my knees?” She mentioned she’s started to experience knee pain a few years ago when walking down the stairs and thought nothing of it. She thought it was […]

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Have YOU Been Told You Need Surgery?

“I have to get surgery for my torn meniscus. I’m going to be out of commission for a while.” “My back problems have gotten so bad that my doctor says I need surgery to repair the herniated disk.” “The MRI doesn’t look so good. Hopefully the surgery will be a quick fix.” Do any of […]

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