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Are You Experiencing One of These 5 Common Shoulder Injuries? Find Relief With PT

Are You Experiencing One of These 5 Common Shoulder Injuries? Find Relief With PT

October 15th, 2020

Physical therapy is used to treat any sports injury, workplace injury, or musculoskeletal condition you may be experiencing. It is a natural, safe, and effective way to treat both acute and chronic pain. One of the most common reasons people seek the help of a physical therapist is to manage chronic shoulder pain. There are

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The Top 5 Ways Proper Posture can Help Alleviate Back Pain

The Top 5 Ways Proper Posture can Help Alleviate Back Pain

October 5th, 2020

Everyone has heard the importance of sitting or standing up straight. However, maintaining proper posture at all hours of the day is usually easier said than done. Many people experience back pain due to poor posture. Sitting and standing up straight allows for proper spinal alignment, which can prevent back pain. However, it can be

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Live Your Life to the Fullest with Physical Therapy Treatments

Live Your Life to the Fullest with Physical Therapy Treatments

September 15th, 2020

WebMD states, “Physical therapy is often one of the best choices you can make when you have long-term pain (also called chronic pain) or an injury. It can make you stronger and help you move and feel better.” The mission of any physical therapist is to relieve pain while also increasing function and mobility. Physical

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Wondering How You Can Reduce Your Joint Pain and Improve Your Mobility? Try Physical Therapy

September 5th, 2020

It’s true that as we all age, our joints very plainly are not what they used to be. Joint pain can occur for several reasons, such as a previous injury that has limited your motion or the general “wear and tear” of osteoarthritis that typically comes with age. Whatever the case may be, physical therapy

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Drug Free Treatment

Tired of Medications? Get a Drug Free Treatment with Physical Therapy

August 15th, 2020

Pain can put some extreme limits on your life. While medication can provide temporary relief, it doesn’t actually solve the problem of your pain; rather, it merely masks the symptoms. If you have been living with acute or chronic pain and you’re looking for a natural way to successfully treat your symptoms, contact Courcier Clinic

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Say Goodbye to Those Persistent Stress-Related Headaches

August 5th, 2020

You know the feeling – the sudden pain that tells you a headache is coming on. It happens to all of us. Stress headaches are typically defined as a “band of pressure” that can be felt around your head, usually accompanied by tenderness of the skull and overall achiness within the head. Sometimes, the pain

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Stay Active By Incorporating These 5 Easy Steps into Your Lifestyle

July 15th, 2020

With your busy life, it can be difficult to find time for physical activity. We all understand too well the lengthy to-do list that never seems to get completed. After a full day of work, running errands, making dinner, and still trying to find time to relax, it can be tough to try and force

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Physical Therapy: Treating Arthritis the Safe and Easy Way

July 5th, 2020

Anyone living with arthritis knows how debilitating it can be. Several people dealing with arthritic aches and pains end up resorting to steroid injections, antirheumatic drugs, or even joint replacement surgery, in order to manage their pain. However, physical therapy itself has proven successful for many arthritis sufferers. Before turning to potentially harmful drugs or

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5 Physical Therapy Exercises to Reduce Knee Pain

June 15th, 2020

The knee joint is one of the hardest working in the body, which is why it’s so prone to injury other chronic conditions that cause knee pain. If you’re one of the millions of Americans trying to decide what to do about your knee pain, keep in mind that one of the most successful, long-term

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We Stand in Solidarity

June 5th, 2020

Here at Courcier Clinic we believe in love, faith, friendship, kindness, and gentleness as taught by our Savior. The murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and so many countless others are atrocious and another clear symbol of how far we have yet to go in our struggle against the arbitrary hatred of racism. 

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Say goodbye to those morning aches and pains. 3 Things to do to wake up feeling better.

June 5th, 2020

There comes a time when you wake up and no longer bounce out of bed. Whether you are dealing with an old injury, a new issue, chronic aches and pains, or joint stiffness, the simple act of getting out of bed in the morning can leave you wishing you could fall back into the pillows

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Ached by Lower Back Pain? Stand up Straighter with Physical Therapy

May 15th, 2020

Lower back pain is a sensation all too familiar to millions of people. This ache can hinder many aspects of your life: working, spending time with friends and family, partaking in the activities you enjoy, and even just relaxing. If lower back pain is plaguing your everyday life, it is important that you find relief as soon as you can.

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Non-opioid treatment for chronic pain: Why you need physical therapy.

May 5th, 2020

If you’re dealing with the misery of chronic pain, you may feel like taking opioid medication is the only way to feel like a functional person. But, there’s actually a better way: physical therapy can relieve your pain and help you recover without relying on opioid medications. The Problems of Opioid Medications To understand why

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9 Ways Stretching Can Improve Your Health and Wellness

April 20th, 2020

Is stretching part of your daily life? If not, it should be. Stretching is a great way to start your day and it comes with a wide range of benefits. Don’t know where to start? Don’t fret! Our licensed physical therapists can help you create a stretching plan that will work best for you. To

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Can your diet have an effect on aches and pains?

April 10th, 2020

If the old adage is true, that you are what you eat, what are you right now? What if you knew that the things you put in your mouth are causing the aches and pains you are experiencing? Fortunately, changing your diet is one of the fastest ways to find relief and a physical therapist

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Stay active

Quick tips to stay active as you age for a healthier you.

March 20th, 2020

Isaac Newton had it right when he discovered the Law of Inertia. In short, a body at rest remains at rest and a body in motion stays in motion unless acted upon by an external force. The same law of physics applies to our bodies as we age. If we already have a habit of

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Nutrition Help Relieve Pain

How Does Nutrition Help Relieve Pain and Inflammation?

March 10th, 2020

Are you living with chronic pain or inflammation? If so, there may be a simple solution for you: changing your eating habits. Proper nutrition can play an important role in managing your discomfort. Many people live with chronic pains every day, unaware that simply eating the right foods can actually help them find relief. Maintaining

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Increase Health Strength

4 Simple Tips Improve Your Health, Strength, and Physical Activity

February 20th, 2020

It’s not always easy to be active. We’ve all been there – letting the dumbbells collect dust in the garage, throwing the yoga mat in the storage closet, constantly walking by the running shoes without a second glance. However, once you get in the habit of being habit, it becomes much easier. With these 4

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Relieve Your Pain and Increase Your Energy with These 5 Easy Tips

February 10th, 2020

Are you looking for a way to relieve your aches and pains so you can get back to living your life comfortably? If so, our treatment services can greatly benefit you! Our dedicated physical therapists can provide you with the tools you need to decrease your pain and increase your energy, so your daily life

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Courcier Clinic will be closed Wed 2-5-2020, due to snow/winter storm! Stay inside and be safe! We care about your safety!!

February 5th, 2020

Get Back to Life Pre-hab

Get Back to Your Daily Life Quicker with Pre-hab

January 21st, 2020

It is common knowledge that post-surgical rehabilitation is necessary following almost any surgical procedure. This rehab is performed after surgery as a way to enhance the recovery process and help patients regain their mobility. But did you know you can also participate in rehab treatments before your surgery? Pre-surgical rehabilitation, commonly referred to as “pre-hab,”

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Suffering from Sciatica Pains? Find Relief Today

January 7th, 2020

Lumbar radiculopathy, commonly referred to as sciatica, is a common condition that many people experience. It occurs as a result of irritation to the sciatic nerve, which is the largest nerve of the body. It stretches from the lumbar spine through the buttocks, and pain from irritation is typically felt in the lower back. However,

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Relieving Your Pain the Natural Way – Physical Therapy as the Safer Relief Alternative

December 24th, 2019

It is no secret that the United States is a country with very high levels of medication. With countless over-the-counter drugs for pain management, it can seem simple to turn to drugs for pain relief. It is also a common practice for physicians to prescribe heavier pain relievers, such as the opioids that have resulted

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Sprains and strains

What’s the Difference Between Sprains and Strains?

December 10th, 2019

It is a common misconception that “sprains” and “strains” are interchangeable terms. In reality, there are some key differences between the two. In order to understand how they differ, it is important to first understand what ligaments and tendons are. Ligaments connect bones to bones within a joint, while tendons connect bones to muscles. When

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Could Your Back Pain be Caused by a Herniated Disc?

November 10th, 2019

Did you know that back pain is the highest reported area of pain across the United States? Chronic back pain is one of the most common reasons that people seek physical therapy treatment. 60-80% of people will experience back pain of some sort in their lives, and it is likely that it may be caused

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Blog 1 Hip and Knee Pain PT

Find Relief for Your Hip and Knee Pain with Physical Therapy

October 30th, 2019

Your hips and knees provide complex movements for the body by incorporating multiple joints, muscles, and tendons. When there is damage to any of those joints, muscles, or tendons, it can make moving the hips or knees increasingly difficult. Luckily, with the help of physical therapy, you can find relief for your hip and knee

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