Health Blog

Stress-Related Headaches

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

February 20th, 2020

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

3 Reasons Not to Skip Stretching After Exercising

February 10th, 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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Fitness

Let’s Get Active! Here are 5 Fun Activities for all Fitness Levels.

January 20th, 2020

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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Opioids

Physical Therapy: A Better Alternative to Opioids

January 10th, 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 this and urged safe nondrug alternatives, such as physical therapy. And a recent study

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

December 20th, 2019

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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How Important is Physical Therapy Before and After Surgery?

December 10th, 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. Contact Hill Pro-Motion Physical Therapy in Lee Summit today to learn how our physical therapists can help you before and after your surgery.

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relieving your chronic back pain with physical therapy

Chronic Back Pain Sufferers! This Blog is for You.

November 20th, 2019

Does your back hurt all the time? Can’t seem to get comfortable or engage in your normal activities? Be sure to give us 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? Most back pain

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How Nutrition Can Have a Positive Impact on Reducing Aches and Pains

November 10th, 2019

If you are what you eat, what are you based on your last meal? If your answer was full of saturated fat and processed sugars, it may be time to listen to what your body is telling you. Fortunately, physical therapy is more than just recovery after surgery. A physical therapist can help you identify

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

October 20th, 2019

If you’ve been struggling with a 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.

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

October 10th, 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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