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Increase Core Strength

How to Improve Your Balance By Increasing Your Core Strength

January 10th, 2020

The relationship between core strength and balance is something that has been widely discussed within the physical therapy field for several years. Your trunk contains multiple core muscles that work to prevent physically limiting conditions, such injuries, lower back pain, or balance and gait disorders. When your core is strong, it helps keep you upright

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Congratulations to 4 of our PTs!

December 16th, 2019

Congratulations to Mark Andersen-Nissen, Joshua Orton, Kelsy Rayl, and Dan Stoot for becoming Certified Orthopedic Manipulative Therapists (COMT) this month! This certification emphasizes clinical decision-making, advanced orthopedic clinical practice, advanced assessment and treatment techniques, and effective treatment progression. PTIS believes that by investing in ongoing education for our therapists we can provide better outcomes and

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What’s the Difference Between Sprains and Strains?

December 15th, 2019

It is a common misconception that “sprains” and “strains” are interchangeable terms. In reality, there are some key differences between the two. In order to understand how they differ, it is important to first understand what ligaments and tendons are. Ligaments connect bones to bones within a joint, while tendons connect bones to muscles. When

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Blog 1 Relieve Pain Natural Way PT

Relieving Your Pain the Natural Way – Physical Therapy as the Safer Relief Alternative

December 10th, 2019

It is no secret that the United States is a country with very high levels of medication. With countless over-the-counter drugs for pain management, it can seem simple to turn to drugs for pain relief. It is also a common practice for physicians to prescribe heavier pain relievers, such as the opioids that have resulted

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Sciatica Pain Relief

Suffering from Sciatica Pains? Find Relief Today

November 15th, 2019

Lumbar radiculopathy, commonly referred to as sciatica, is a common condition that many people experience. It occurs as a result of irritation to the sciatic nerve, which is the largest nerve of the body. It stretches from the lumbar spine through the buttocks, and pain from irritation is typically felt in the lower back. However,

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Blog 2 Get Back to Life Pre-hab

Get Back to Your Daily Life Quicker with Pre-hab

November 10th, 2019

It is common knowledge that post-surgical rehabilitation is necessary following almost any surgical procedure. This rehab is performed after surgery as a way to enhance the recovery process and help patients regain their mobility. But did you know you can also participate in rehab treatments before your surgery? Pre-surgical rehabilitation, commonly referred to as “pre-hab,”

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Blog 2 Increase Energy

Decrease Your Pain and Increase Your Energy with These 5 Easy Tips

October 20th, 2019

Are you looking for a way to relieve your aches and pains so you can get back to living your life comfortably? If so, our treatment services can greatly benefit you! Our dedicated physical therapists can provide you with the tools you need to decrease your pain and increase your energy, so your daily life

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Blog 1 Increase Health Strengt

Improve Your Health, Strength, and Physical Activity with These 4 Simple Tips!

October 15th, 2019

It’s not always easy to be active. We’ve all been there – letting the dumbbells collect dust in the garage, throwing the yoga mat in the storage closet, constantly walking by the running shoes without a second glance. However, once you get in the habit of being habit, it becomes much easier. With these 4

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