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About Advanced Physical Therapy Specialists

Posted on: July 11th, 2018 by Jeremy Wehking

Advanced Physical Therapy Specialists is a PT clinic that specializes in neck, and back pain but treats everything from TMJ to Sports Injuries. Our treatment plans are highly customized, and we only provide the utmost quality service. We promise, you will never be treated by an assistant or given a cookie-cutter treatment plan. With us, […]

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Neck Pain Can Be The Cause of Your Headaches

Posted on: June 13th, 2018 by Jeremy Wehking

    We’ve all suffered from a nagging headache every now and again, but did you know headaches can sometimes be caused by the neck? These headaches are called “cervicogenic headaches.” Cervicogenic headaches are sometimes misdiagnosed as either migraine or cluster headaches (headaches that originate in the head). HOW DOES NECK PAIN CAUSE HEADACHES? The […]

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How Should I Sleep with Back Pain?

Posted on: June 6th, 2018 by Jeremy Wehking

Not only can back pain get in the way of a good night’s rest, but poor sleeping posture may make the existing pain worse.   A poor sleeping position may even be the underlying cause of back pain. This is because certain positions can place unnecessary pressure on the neck, hips, and back.   It […]

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High Heels and Back Pain

Posted on: May 31st, 2018 by Jeremy Wehking

Ladies, ever wonder why you suffer from random episodes of back pain? Take a look at your shoes! Back problems are incredibly common in women who wear high heels as they can cause injuries in the back, knees and hips. Wearing high heels daily, or even regularly, over the years, can play a significant role […]

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What is a Frozen Shoulder?

Posted on: May 29th, 2018 by Jeremy Wehking

A frozen shoulder is a condition that affects your shoulder joint. It usually involves pain and stiffness that develops gradually, gets worse and then finally goes away. This pain, if left untreated can last a year to 3 years. Your shoulder is made up of three bones that form a ball-and-socket joint. They are your […]

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Why Does The Bottom Of My Foot Hurt?

Posted on: May 2nd, 2018 by Jeremy Wehking

  If the bottom of your foot has been hurting you, most likely you have Plantar Fasciitis. Plantar Fasciitis is an overuse syndrome that causes painful inflammation of the band of fibrous tissue that runs along the bottom of your foot called the plantar fascia. If you strain your plantar fascia, it gets weak, swollen, […]

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HOW TO TREAT AND PREVENT THE 3 MOST COMMON SPORTS INJURIES

Posted on: April 20th, 2018 by Jeremy Wehking

We all want to be healthier and may even want to challenge ourselves to be more active. Whether we are new to exercising, sports, or have been training for a while now, we need to be sure that we are taking care of our bodies and preventing injuries. Below are the 3 most common injuries […]

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Ice or Heat For Sore Muscles?

Posted on: April 13th, 2018 by Jeremy Wehking

Regardless of how active or athletic you are, you have likely experienced muscle soreness, or an injury at one point or another.  The application of ice or heat is a great way to relieve sore muscles and treat pain, but which is best? Below are some tips to guide you to make the best decision and receive […]

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8 Common Causes of Back Pain and Easy Solutions

Posted on: April 5th, 2018 by Jeremy Wehking

Whether you’re a gym junkie, a mom, an athlete or have a regular 9 to 5 office job, chances are, you’ll eventually deal with back pain. There are many contributors to back pain and it is the simple, everyday activities you do without thinking such as brushing your teeth, sitting at the computer, washing dishes, […]

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Should I Get a Steroid Shot?

Posted on: March 29th, 2018 by Jeremy Wehking

Steroid shots (also known as Cortisone shots) are injections that may help relieve pain and inflammation in a specific area of your body. They’re most commonly injected into joints such as your ankle, elbow, hip, knee, shoulder, spine and wrist. The injections usually comprise a corticosteroid medication and a local anesthetic. We are not opposed to steroid shots, sometimes they are a good […]

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