Can Halloween Treats Sabotage Your Treatment Plan?

Atlanta GA Physical Therapy ClinicIt can be hard to keep your hand out of the Halloween candy bowl. And while a couple of pieces here and there may not be harmful, if you’re working on overcoming chronic pain or injury, overindulging in Halloween treats could be working against you, thanks to their sugar content.

Here are a few reasons why.
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3 Cold Weather Treatment Tips for Chronic Pain

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Atlanta GA Physical TherapistsEven before that first cold front of the season blows in, your body knows it’s coming — especially if you have chronic pain. Many chronic pain sufferers, or those living with an injury, often report aches and pains triggered by cooler temperatures.

And there’s some science to back up that claim. When the barometric pressure outside changes, like it does when it’s damp or cold, the nerve endings of our joints are receptive to that, triggering aches, pains and stiffness.
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A Quick Guide to Scoliosis

Sovereign-Logo-Facebook1According the Clear Scoliosis Institute, scoliosis is the most common spinal deformity in school-aged kids. It affects over 4 million people nationwide, and most adults with scoliosis require some type of long-term care.

Statistics aside, scoliosis is also a condition that many people have heard of, but few know very much about.
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Avoiding Summer Activity Injuries

Sovereign-Logo-Facebook1From golf, soccer, and other warm-weather sports to pool time and days at the beach – there’s no shortage of opportunities for fun, or injuries, this summer.

Thankfully, there are also some pretty simply ways to stay safe and enjoy the season.
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