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Monday Medical: Physical therapy for persistent pain

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Many patients do not realize that physical therapy (PT) plays a significant role in pain management. Whether it's due to a recent surgery, an accident or reppetive use condition, Carolina Rehab provides individualized physical therapy to…
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Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy for MS Bladder and Bowel Control | Everyday Health

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What Is Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy? If you’re having problems with bladder, bowel, or sexual function due to your MS, one option to consider is pelvic floor physical therapy. Like other forms of physical therapy (PT), pelvic floor PT involves…
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Fibromyalgia: Exercise helps — here’s how to start

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The physical therapists at Carolina Rehab in Statesville and Mooresville often have patients ask for help with the discomfort of fibromyalgia. If you have fibromyalgia and you’re in pain, exercising is probably the last thing you feel…
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No Time For Gym? Try 30 Minutes *A Week* On Stairs, Per Study

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Is too much time at home keeping you away from your local gym? Good news: a study finds that all you need is a staircase and 30 minutes a week to give your body a great workout. The findings were published in the journal Medicine &…
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Benefits of Physical Therapy and Exercise for Treating Sciatica

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According to Spine-health.com, physical therapy and exercise can be very effective in treating sciatica and help strengthen and mobilize tissues in the lower back, pelvis, abdomen, buttocks, and thighs. The goals of physical therapy and exercise…

The Mental Health Benefit of Workplace Ergonomics

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Workplace ergonomics involves designing a workplace that is safe and works well for employees. Workplace ergonomics can mean understanding the physical work as safe as possible, such as preventing absences from preventable illnesses such as…
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9 Things Your Physical Therapist Wants You To Know About Aging Well

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With the right type and amount of physical activity, we can help stave off many age-related health problems and live life to its fullest. Carolina Rehab Physical Therapy agree that regular physical activity can benefit your physical, mental,…
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Don’t Let Osteoarthritis Bring You To Your Knees

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Knee issues are widespread in the US and can go years without being seen by an orthopedic. While there is no cure for arthritis, there are many different treatment options that are available, and you do not have to live with the pain. Physical…
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October is National Physical Therapy Month – Learn the Benefits

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Ever wondered why you should choose physical therapy? Well, there are a lot of reasons including personalized programs that help address your specific needs and offer long-term benefits.  Physical therapists are movement experts who improve…