Health

Opioid Consumption

Reduce Opioid Consumption and Feel Better with Physical Therapy

February 20th, 2020

Do you take opioids to manage your pain? Well, you’re not alone. Health care providers in the US write over 200 million prescriptions for opioid pain medication every year. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has even issued guidelines about opioid consumption and urged safe non-drug alternatives, such as physical therapy. And a recent

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Stretching

3 Reasons To Stretch After Exercising

January 20th, 2020

Have you decided to skip stretching after exercise? After a good workout it may be tempting to just hit the couch and take it easy. Your workout, however, isn’t quite finished. A proper cool down is necessary and this would include different types of stretching. If you haven’t been stretching after a workout you may

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opioids

Say No to Opioids! 3 Ways Physical Therapy Can Naturally Relieve Pain

December 20th, 2019

If you’ve been struggling with serious pain problems for a while, and you’ve gotten little to no relief from over-the-counter painkillers, your doctor may want to prescribe opioids to control that pain. But as tempting as it might be to numb yourself with these powerful drugs, you’re better off saying no to the offer. Opioid

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Back Caused

Is The Pain in Your Back Caused by a Herniated Disc? Here’s How to Know.

December 10th, 2019

Do you seem to have trouble perform even simple everyday activities due to severe back or neck pain? Do you have strange neurological symptoms in your arms or legs that you simply cannot account for? Has your spine never quite worked as it should since you experienced a recent accident? You may be struggling with

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Feeling Achy

Do you Wake Up Feeling Achy? It Could be Your Mattress!

November 19th, 2019

Do you notice that you often wake up in more pain than you felt when you were going to sleep? If you have been dealing with low back pain that seems to be much worse in the morning, your mattress might be the culprit! While back pain is a common enough ailment that most people

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Before and After Surgery

How Important is Physical Therapy Before and After Surgery?

November 11th, 2019

Are you getting ready to have surgery? If so, you should consider physical therapy before your surgery. Physical therapy prior to surgery helps with a speedy recovery and not only after surgery. Call Rebound Physical Therapy in Topeka, KS today to learn how our physical therapists can help you before and after your surgery. Causes

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Lasting Relief for Hip & Knee Pain with Rebound Physical Therapy

September 22nd, 2019

Does nagging hip and knee pain keep you from completing everyday tasks with ease? If you’ve been living with chronic aches and pains in these areas, you may benefit from regular physical therapy treatment. A skilled physical therapist can help to improve your daily quality of life by targeting your problem areas to decrease pain

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smiling young woman eating salad at home

Are You Living With Pain and Inflammation? Find Relief With Simple Dieting

September 5th, 2019

Do you live with constant pain and inflammation? If so, you are not alone. There are many chronic conditions that can lead to this; however, much of the pain and inflammation you’re feeling can be managed simply through diet. Your body is fueled by what you eat, so when you eat a nutritious diet your

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sprains and strains

Sprains, Strains and Ankle Pains! What You Need to Know and When to See a Therapist

August 12th, 2019

There you are, walking through the park on a bright summer day when suddenly you find a hole with your foot. Before you know it, you are in pain, collapsed in a crumpled heap, hoping no one saw your graceful fall. What do you do? How do you know whether it is an injury that

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no more opioids

Don’t Join the Opioid Epidemic. How Physical Therapy Can Help Ditch the Pain Meds

August 5th, 2019

It seems like every time you turn on the news there is another story about the opioid epidemic gripping the country. There is a good reason for the panic. In 2016 alone, 116 people died each day from opioid-related drug overdoses. Some 11.5 million Americans misused prescription painkillers in some way, costing an estimated $504

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