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7 Ways to Manage Chronic Pain 

  Studies have shown that chronic pain affects approximately 50 million people in the U.S. Considering that’s 1 in 5 adults, you are probably one of them, and you are looking for a proper solution to the long-lasting problem. As always, Desert Edge Physical Therapy is here to help you!  We prepared a list of […]

published at Tuesday, December 29th, 2020

How to Reduce Back Pain through Core Exercises

Back pain is a troublesome condition most of us experience at some point in our lives. Stiffness, soreness, and chronic discomfort happen in both the upper and lower back area. While sometimes these symptoms go away with proper medications, other times they stay around for a while and are difficult to resolve.  One of the […]

published at Monday, December 28th, 2020

5 Common Running Injuries – How Physical Therapy Can Help

Running is one of the best ways to stay in shape, relieve stress, and get outside, but the longer you run, the more likely you are to experience one of the 5 most common running injuries. Desert Edge PT helps runners rehabilitate after experiencing an injury. While we always advise visiting with a leading Physical […]

published at Wednesday, October 14th, 2020

Understanding Dizziness – How Does It Affect Your Balance

    Understanding Dizziness – How Does It Affect Your Balance Dizziness can affect you in a variety of ways. It can disrupt your day-to-day activities making you unexpectedly nauseous, light-headed, disoriented, and more. If you feel like something may not be right, and dizziness is occurring, ask yourself the following:   Do you sometimes feel […]

published at Friday, June 12th, 2020

Knee Pain and Popping

It’s quite common to experience popping in your knee. However, if you are experiencing knee pain and popping, there could be an injury. Significant forces operate on the knee every day, as it’s responsible for connecting the two longest mechanical levers in the entire body: the upper and lower leg. It’s no surprise knee problems […]

published at Tuesday, May 12th, 2020
Why Physical Therapy is Necessary After Surgery

Why Physical Therapy is Necessary After Surgery

Any surgery can be daunting. While you may think the post-op recovery process is about soup in bed and binge-watching your favorite shows, you’re wrong. To regain strength and mobility after surgery, you will most likely be recommended for physical therapy. Physical therapy after surgery involves customized exercises and specialized equipment tailored to your recovery […]

published at Wednesday, April 15th, 2020
Stiff Knee Treatment - How Physical Therapy Can Help

Stiff Knee Treatment – How Physical Therapy Can Help

If you are experiencing knee pain, stiffness, or aches, moving around may seem like the last thing you should do. Often, you’ll find yourself being referred to physical therapy to get your strength back and on the road to recovery. For stiff knee treatment, physical therapy can help. Physical therapy, or rehabilitation, can ease your […]

published at Wednesday, April 8th, 2020
Physical Therapy For Lower Back Pain

Physical Therapy For Lower Back Pain

If you suffer from lower back pain that has lasted longer than a couple of weeks, you will most likely be referred to a physical therapist for treatment. This entirely personalized method of care can relieve pain, improve motion, and increase strength to an injury or condition. Physical therapy for lower back can be done […]

published at Tuesday, March 31st, 2020
5 mistakes people make when returning to training after an injury

5 Mistakes People Make When Returning to Training After an Injury

If you’re an injured athlete, your main concern is most likely how soon you can get back into sports. While each athlete and each injury is unique, returning too soon can increase your risk of re-injury or developing a chronic problem. Additionally, you don’t want to wait too long either. Learn the most common 5 […]

published at Tuesday, February 18th, 2020
Benefits of Physical Therapy for Seniors

Benefits of Physical Therapy for Seniors

The goal of physical therapy is to regain and restore mobility. Physical therapy can also reduce pain, improve balance, and improve strength as well. The reduction of endurance, balance issues, and muscle weakness is a natural process while aging and can be maintained with physical therapy. The benefits of physical therapy for seniors are numerous […]

published at Friday, January 10th, 2020
How to Treat Arthritis with Physical Therapy

How to Treat Arthritis with Physical Therapy

Arthritis, simply put, is joint inflammation. Symptoms include pain, stiffness, and swelling and can be caused by over 100 different conditions. It’s not uncommon for people with arthritis to have stiff joints simply because they avoid movements that increase pain. However, by not moving arthritic joints, the stiffness and pain will only get worse. Therefore, […]

published at Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
Shoulder Pain and Popping when Lifting Arm

Shoulder Pain And Popping When Lifting Arm

Your shoulder is the most flexible joint in your body. It’s structured for maximum flexibility, which is why it’s prone to more injury than others. Shoulder pain is one of the main reasons patients seek out physical therapy, with 30% of people experiencing shoulder pain at some point in their life. If you’re experiencing shoulder […]

published at Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
Physical therapy for arthritis

Physical Therapy For Sports Injuries

Physical Therapy For Sports Injuries If you’re full-force dedicated to your sport, the last thing you want is to have an injury stop you from enjoying it. Unfortunately, sports injuries are not uncommon. Fortunately, there are physical therapy exercises for sports injuries you can do to strengthen your muscles and prevent injury. Related Topic: Top […]

published at Friday, August 16th, 2019
Physical Therapy for Shoulder Pain

Physical Therapy for Shoulder Pain

Physical Therapy for Shoulder Pain Shoulder pain is present whether you’re standing, sitting, or sleeping. If you enjoy exercise, shoulder pain can hinder you from proper exercise or even enjoying it. It’s always there. Even when you realize it’s not bothering you, it comes back full force. What you can do to get back to […]

published at Thursday, July 25th, 2019
Physical Therapy for Neck Pain

Physical Therapy for Neck Pain

How To Utilize Physical Therapy for Neck Pain At-Home Physical Therapy Exercises for Neck Pain Physical Therapy is a truly customizable care plan that helps people to maximize their quality of life, from physical to psychological to emotional and social wellbeing, in a natural and holistic manner. They work in the reins of promotion, prevention, […]

published at Friday, June 21st, 2019
Physical Therapy For Natural Pain Management

Steer Clear Of Addictive Opioids With Physical Therapy For Natural Pain Management

  Living in pain is a chronic condition that no one wants to deal with on a daily basis. It is understandable that when you are living in this constant state of pain that you will try all of your options to relieve yourself of this ongoing discomfort. Even with this situation as bad as it is, […]

published at Thursday, February 7th, 2019
How Regular Physical Activity Can Decrease Your Chances Of Chronic Disease

How Regular Physical Activity Can Decrease Your Chances Of Chronic Disease

  There is a large number of the population that don’t do enough moving around daily. Well, there are a lot of people that just don’t participate in regular physical activity at all. This can be very surprising when you start to look at how effective being active on a daily basis can aid in […]

published at Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
Headache with Neck Pain

9 Tips to Help Alleviate Your Headache with Neck Pain Naturally

  If you are experiencing a headache with neck pain, then this could be an ongoing problem that puts a dark cloud over your day. A headache alone is enough to throw off your day, but when you add in the accompanying neck pain it can make it hard to work and function in your […]

published at Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019