Whether you know it as a stress headache or a tension headache, that vise-like feeling along your forehead can be excruciating. In fact, it just may have you gobbling prescription and OTC medications like candy. But if you’re suffering from frequent bouts of these stress headaches, overdoing it on meds can lead to rebound headaches and even more serious problems.
Instead, consider physical therapy to reduce the frequency and severity of your stress headaches.Read full blog
Do you stretch regularly? If you don’t, you could be increasing your risk of an injury in the future. Because chances are, you have at least some joints or areas in your body that are not as flexible and mobile as they could be. But what happens if you’re not sure where your specific mobility limitations are nor how to fix them? Contact Lumina Wellness & Physical Therapy today if you’d like to work with a physical therapist who can help you pinpoint the exact areas of your body that could benefit from regular mobility work and teach you safe and effective stretches to improve your body.Read full blog
Do you experience joint pain and discomfort on most or all days of the week? Is a stiff and painful joint making you functionally limited and unsafe? Have you had to stop doing the things you enjoy, or even struggle to take care of your basic daily needs, simply because your joint pain is too great? We know how frustrating joint pain can be because we’ve met thousands of people from our community dealing with similar issues.Read full blog
To stay as healthy as possible it’s important to lead an active lifestyle. Becoming more active isn’t difficult. It’s just a matter of finding activities you enjoy that you can take part in on a regular basis. Call Lumina Wellness and Physical Therapy to find out how a physical therapy program can help you maintain maximum mobility and stay as active as possible. A physical therapist can do an evaluation and suggest exercises that can improve your strength, flexibility, and overall health.Read full blog
A countless number of people suffer every day from chronic pain. It can be incredibly hard to live with, whether it’s from an accident or an ongoing medical condition. It might seem like opioids are a fast and simple way to eliminate the pain you feel. However, there are some substantial explanations why, if at all possible, you should avoid opioid medication.
For example, you’ll want to try a physical therapy program first when coping with ongoing or short-term pain, instead of depending on prescription pain medicine.Read full blog