Category Archives: Healthy Tips

  • Why Use Opioids When You Can Find Natural Relief? 

    We’re all aware of the opioid crisis plaguing the nation. It’s scary – it’s as if every time we turn on the news, we hear another story about the epidemic.  Approximately 11.5 million people in the United States misused the painkilling drugs they were prescribed, costing an estimated $504 million in economic costs. According to […]

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  • Try a Natural Treatment! How Physical Therapy Can Help You Live Without Pain Meds.

    By any reasonable standards, ours is a highly medicated society. Scan any grocery store or pharmacy aisle and you’ll see all kinds of over-the-counter painkilling drugs. Doctors routinely write prescriptions for heavier pain relievers, including the opioid drugs that have become a national abuse nightmare. If you’re tired of suffering from chronic pain but you’re […]

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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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  • Reduce Pain and Inflammation Through Nutrition

    Internal inflammation can wreak havoc with your health. You may already be seeing a physical therapist for inflammation-related health issues, such as arthritis. Whether you have a specific diagnosis or generalized pain in your back and joints, Nebraska Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Fremont & Elkhorn, NE can help. Your physical therapist may also suggest an anti-inflammatory […]

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  • How Staying Active at Work Can Increase Productivity

    Picture yourself at work. Hunched over a keyboard, clicking away on a mouse, answering the phone, or having meetings, the most moving around you are likely to do is to and from the copy machine. It is no surprise that our sedentary jobs are causing fatigue and stiffness, both mentally and physically. Fortunately, having a […]

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  • How You Can Stay Active in Your 50’s & 60’s: 3 Tips to Get You Moving

    Growing older is filled with change and new challenges to be confronted. For many, these changes often involve coping with a decrease in athletic performance and abilities. However, just because you’re growing older doesn’t mean you still can’t enjoy an active lifestyle. If you are someone who is in their 50’s and 60’s, here are […]

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  • The Best Sleeping Positions to Wake Up Pain-Free

    When it comes to muscular, joint and bone pain, sleep may play an integral role. If you’re having trouble settling your body’s score with pain, you might want to consider a few pain-free sleeping positions. Depending upon your consistent morning ailments, a few positions might reduce pain—or strike it out, altogether. Take a look at […]

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  • 5 Steps to Your Fastest Run Time/Marathon

    If you’re a competitive runner, you know that every second counts when it comes to your run times. Trying to shave extra seconds off of your last time can be a challenge. You might try to add complex training to your workouts, or push yourself past your comfort level in order to improve. Unfortunately, this might not result in any gain to your time. […]

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  • Is Your Body Functioning Optimally? 5 Signs to Look For.

    The human body is a marvel of biology and genetics. It is capable of accomplishing tasks ranging from building massive structures to running a marathon. When it’s working at peak efficiency, few animals on Earth can compete with the grace and power of the human body. Unfortunately, there are times when everything just doesn’t come […]

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  • How to Improve Your Posture at Work

    For many of us, sitting at a desk, computer or even lifting is a daily part of our work routine. What you may not know, is that the routine maybe more harmful long-term than you can imagine. Our bodies were made to move throughout a variety of positions during the day. From sitting to walking, […]

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