Category: Health and Wellness

Chronic Back Pain Feb20th 2020

Are You Suffering from Chronic Back Pain? This Blog is for You.

Does your back hurt all the time? Can’t seem to get comfortable or engage in your normal activities? Be sure to give Blue Ridge Physical Therapy a call and schedule an appointment with one of our physical therapists. Our physical therapists can help lessen your pain or alleviate it entirely. What Is Chronic Back Pain?

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Opioid Consumption Feb10th 2020

Reduce Opioid Consumption and Feel Better with Physical Therapy

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 this and urged safe nondrug alternatives, such as physical therapy. And a recent study

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5 Fun Activities Jan22nd 2020

Want to Stay Active? 5 Fun Activities for All Fitness Levels.

Getting active can be intimidating. With thousands of exercise programs out there, it’s hard to figure out which one is right for you. Fortunately, there are a few, fun, favorite fitness activities that rise to the top for everyone, whether they are just starting out or are long-time fitness enthusiasts. But before you dive into

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stress related headaches Dec20th 2019

Treat Stress- Related Headaches with Physical Therapy. Find Out How it Works.

Got a busy life? Can’t find your keys? Did the dog just track in mud on the living room carpet? It’s these little things that add up and affect your ability to cope and can cause you to have a stress-related headache. The next time you have a stress-related headache, don’t reach for the aspirin.

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stretching Dec10th 2019

3 Reasons Not to Skip Stretching After Exercising

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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aches and pains Nov16th 2019

Always suffering from aches and pains in your joints? 3 Reasons to consider Physical Therapy!

There’s something oddly satisfying about waking up the morning after a hard workout and feeling a dull ache in your muscles. But when that dull ache migrates to your joints and seems to happen every day, that satisfaction quickly turns to frustration. The answer is not to take anti-inflammatory medication or simply ignore the aches

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