Is Your Shoulder Pain Coming From the Rotator Cuff?

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November 20th, 2017

Have you ever felt a twinge in your shoulder when lifting something, or do you suffer from an aching shoulder at the end of the day? This could be a sign that your rotator cuff is weak and irritated. Various studies* show that 20% of people with shoulder pain after age 32 have a rotator

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How to Protect Your Back

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November 10th, 2017

Have you ever felt low back pain after doing too much the day before? One of the major causes of low back pain is repetitive injury to the spine. Repetitive injuries can be as simple as picking up boxes or having to bend down to scrub and clean the house.   We often feel that

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Tips for Relieving Sciatica Pain

sciatica pain
October 20th, 2017

Do you have back pain or sciatica? In a study reported in the journal Orthopedics, 650 people were examined for low back pain or sciatica. About 25% had reported an episode of sciatica in the past 6 months of the study. This shows how common sciatica really is. Sciatica is a term used to describe

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Advantage Therapy adds 2 new Physical Therapists

October 11th, 2017

We are excited to announce the addition of 2 fantastic physical therapists to our therapy clinics in Springfield, MO and Ozark, MO. Meet Marla – Top Physical Therapist in Ozark, MO Hello! I’m Marla – the newest addition to the Advantage Therapy team of experts. I am a Nebraska native, but moved to Springfield a

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7 Tips for Relieving Pain From Herniated Discs

herniated disc
September 20th, 2017

Do you experience achy or sharp radiating pain to your shoulder, arm, buttock or leg? This may be an indicator of a bulging or herniated disc in the neck or back. Between each of the vertebrae that make up your spine are small cushions called discs.   Herniated discs are more common in the 30-50

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Preventing and Treating Sports Injuries

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August 20th, 2017

Exercise is an important part of life in order to become or stay healthy. For many people, sports are a fun way of burning extra calories, socializing and getting fit. Unfortunately, this also means the occasional sports injury, or a flare-up of an old injury or condition.   You don’t have to be a professional

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Really?! A doctor’s order to come to Advantage Therapy? My back hurts!

July 26th, 2017

We hear it all the time… The phone rings and it goes something like this… Melanie: Hello? Patient: Hi, Yes, I heard about Advantage Therapy from a friend and you were able to really help her with sciatica… and I’ve been having the same problem… I think it’s sciatica! I want to schedule an appointment.

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How to Be Healthier, Stronger and More Active

July 10th, 2017

  When you get right down to it, health doesn’t have anything to do with looking like a supermodel; it’s really about having a body whose every system is in good working order. The great news is that you have more control over everything happening in your body — from your circulation to your breathing and

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5 Ways to Relieve Neck and Back Pain

June 10th, 2017

Back and neck pain can stop you in your tracks, affecting your work and interfering with your recreational activities. It takes the fun right out of your day.   How to Reduce Neck and Back Pain   Your pain might be from a previous injury, arthritis, bad posture or another cause. However, there are things that

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How To Relieve Shoulder Pain

May 20th, 2017

Do you have aching shoulders? Do you know that the problem could be a result of rotator cuff damage? That’s right, your shoulder pain that comes along with certain motions or that you notice during sleep could be a result of rotator cuff issues.   What Does The Rotator Cuff Do?   Like most parts

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