Category Archives: Health and Wellness

  • Don’t Let Pain Stop You From Getting Back in the Game!

    Get rid of the pain by partnering up with a physical therapist. Give Nebraska Orthopaedic Physical Therapy a call today to learn more about how our physical therapists can get you on the path to pain relief. Physical Therapy for Pain Relief   According to WebMD, “Physical therapy is often one of the best choices […]

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  • Relieve You Hip and Knee Pain For Good with Physical Therapy!

    Both the hips and knees are areas in the body where several muscles, tendons, and joints are joined together to help you achieve complex movement. If there is damage and subsequent pain in these areas, it can be difficult to perform daily activities. There are several specific ways that physical therapy can help relieve hip […]

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  • 5 Ways Physical Therapy can Put the Spring Back in Your Step!

    Do you currently have an acute or chronic pain condition affecting your daily life? Maybe you’re struggling with back pain, a sports injury or impairments following an auto accident. Perhaps you have someone in your family who is experiencing pain and dysfunction. Whatever you or your loved ones are facing, we encourage you to contact […]

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  • Getting to the Root of the Problem! Don’t Mask the Symptoms With Meds

    Chronic pain and other types of pain can put a dent in your lifestyle. If you’re suffering from pain, be sure to give our office a call to learn how our physical therapists can get you on the path to a pain-free life. Don’t make the mistake of relying on meds, as meds only mask […]

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  • 9 Reasons Why You Need to Start Stretching

    If you haven’t made stretching a part of your daily life yet, here is the only question we have for you: Why not? A good stretch is the perfect way to start your day, whether you’re young or old, fit or unfit. There are tremendous benefits to stretching, and we’re going to talk about why […]

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  • 5 Quick Tricks to Stay Active!

    As humans, we are on a never-ending hamster wheel that demands we get as much done as possible, but it’s time that we all become a little more realistic about what is and isn’t possible through sheer willpower, especially with regards to staying active.   Repeat after us: My willpower has limits.   Try as […]

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  • The Unexpected Benefits of Stretching

    Many non-athletes — and even a few actual jocks — are guilty of either rushing through their warm-up stretching, or skipping the cool-down moves after the workout. Yet, along with cardio and strength-training, stretching also delivers significant health benefits. You probably already know that stretching extends your overall range of motion, while also elasticizing your […]

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  • Still hurting? Your Diet Could Be Why  

    What you put in your mouth can make your aches and pains worse. Like they say, “You are what you eat.” There are many foods that can cause inflammation and actually result in pain. Eating a healthier diet can help you feel better, without those nagging aches and pains. Foods To Say “No” To While […]

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  • The Undeniable Link Between Nutrition and Pain

    Every day, we learn more about the key role that proper nutrition plays in decreasing pain. Of course, the opposite is also true — poor dietary habits can lead to, or worsen chronic pain. It’s not unusual for physical therapists to walk their patients through their lifestyle habits in order to pinpoint habits that might […]

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  • Plantar Fasciitis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Plan

    Some people wait longer than they need to when it comes to getting help for lower foot pain. Yet physical therapy can not only ease the immediate pain of plantar fasciitis, but improve the condition itself. What is Plantar Fasciitis? Because the plantar fascia runs from the ball of your foot to the heel, and […]

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