Category: Health

Could A Herniated Disc

Could A Herniated Disc Be The Underlying Cause of Your Back Pain? Physical Therapy Can Help

April 15th, 2020

Have you ever felt the sensation that an electric shock is going from your lower back to your legs? Ever experience weakness in your muscles or numbness in your arms and legs? If you’ve answered yes to either of those questions, it’s time to schedule your free consultation with our office to see a physical

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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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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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Proper Posture Alleviate Back Pain

The Top 5 Ways Proper Posture can Help Alleviate Back Pain

August 20th, 2019

Everyone has heard the importance of sitting or standing up straight. However, maintaining proper posture at all hours of the day is usually easier said than done. Many people experience back pain due to poor posture. Sitting and standing up straight allows for proper spinal alignment, which can prevent back pain. However, it can be

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Shoulder Pain PT

Are You Experiencing One of These 5 Common Shoulder Injuries? Find Relief With PT

August 10th, 2019

Physical therapy is used to treat any sports injury, workplace injury, or musculoskeletal condition you may be experiencing. It is a natural, safe, and effective way to treat both acute and chronic pain. One of the most common reasons people seek the help of a physical therapist is to manage chronic shoulder pain. There are

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How Does Nutrition Help Relieve Pain and Inflammation?

July 20th, 2019

Are you living with chronic pain or inflammation? If so, there may be a simple solution for you: changing your eating habits. Proper nutrition can play an important role in managing your discomfort. Many people live with chronic pains every day, unaware that simply eating the right foods can actually help them find relief. Maintaining

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Find Relief for Your Hip and Knee Pain with Physical Therapy

June 20th, 2019

Your hips and knees provide complex movements for the body by incorporating multiple joints, muscles, and tendons. When there is damage to any of those joints, muscles, or tendons, it can make moving the hips or knees increasingly difficult. Luckily, with the help of physical therapy, you can find relief for your hip and knee

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