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Don’t Join the Opioid Epidemic. How Physical Therapy Can Help Ditch the Pain Meds.

August 10th, 2019

It seems like every time you turn on the news there is another story about the opioid epidemic gripping the country. There is good reason for the panic. In 2016 alone, 116 people died each day from opioid-related drug overdoses. Some 11.5 million Americans misused prescription painkillers in some way, costing an estimated $504 million

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7 Simple Ways To Stay Active

October 20th, 2018

Too many of us have an all-or-nothing attitude when it comes to staying fit. We’re too “slammed” at work for the gym, or our kids’ activities are keeping us in the car — and off the track — for long hours. Yet, here at Athalon Physical Therapy, we recommend a few basic elements you can

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Why Low Back Pain May Not Go Away

March 20th, 2018

Causes of Low Back Pain & How Physical Therapy Can Help Lower back pain is one of the most common reasons people cite for making an appointment with a physical therapist. Most people suffer from lower back pain to varying degrees at some point in their lives. Sometimes, lower back pain is more of an

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