Have you ever had a herniated disc? If so, you know the pain can be quite unbearable.
A herniated disc happens when the outer fibrous layer of a spinal disc (usually in the neck or lower back) tears. This allows the disc’s gel-like filling to leak out into the surrounding joint space. In many cases, this can irritate or compress nearby nerves and other structures, leading to uncomfortable symptoms like back pain, neck pain, and pain, numbness, and weakness in an arm or leg.Read full blog
When people claim they want to change their diet, they are often motivated by weight loss, allergy avoidance, muscle gain, skin improvement, or athletic performance enhancement. “I want to improve my diet to alleviate my chronic pain” is something we don’t hear quite as much when it comes to motivation!
The truth is, making some easy dietary changes will help your pain. If you would like to make an appointment with a physical therapist who will help you start living without pain, call Lumina Wellness & Physical Therapy now.Read full blog
Do you have a chronic pain condition linked to your spine? You may have a sore, achy back, or experience random shots of pain and numbness in one or both of your legs. Your back pain and related symptoms can be so severe that it’s a challenge to get through a day at work, sleep at night, or take care of yourself or your loved ones.
It can start to feel like back surgery is your only choice if your symptoms are constantly plaguing you.Read full blog
Are you stretching regularly? If you don’t, you might be increasing the risk of injury in the future. By failing to stretch regularly, you’re going to have at least a few joints or places of your body that are not as flexible and mobile as they should be.
But what happens if you’re not sure where your unique mobility limits are or how to remedy them? That’s where we come in!
Contact our physical therapy clinic today if you would like to work with a movement specialist who can help you find the specific areas of your body that may benefit from daily mobility work.Read full blog
Do you feel joint pain and discomfort multiple days a week? Do rigid and painful joints make you feel confined and insecure? Do you have to stop doing the things you love?
Do you have trouble taking care of your regular basic needs, simply because the pain in the joint is too great?
We know how painful joint pain can be, and we’ve met thousands of people struggling with similar conditions.Read full blog