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Running Injuries

As spring comes around many people are thinking about ways to stay or become active this year.  Asheville has a huge population of runners, I like that it is easy to set goals and monitor progress when choosing running over other ways to maintain health. There are many local running groups which make it easier to keep up for those who need external motivation. With all physical activity, however, there are also some pitfalls associated. Studies have shown that 50%

Fibromyalgia: Understanding Fibromyalgia Treatment in Asheville

Fibromyalgia may be healthcare’s most poorly understood condition. It is a condition that is characterized by generalized pain, tenderness, fatigue, brain fog, headaches, digestive problems like irritable bowel or constipation, reflux, and poor sleep hygiene. It is typically diagnosed through deduction. Typically blood tests and other diagnostics are negative, leaving the only possible cause of these symptoms to be fibromyalgia.  What most don’t know is that physical therapy can be very effective in helping to manage symptoms. It is classified as

Plantar Fasciitis, What is it?

Plantar Fasciitis – What is it? Plantar fasciitis is a chronic inflammation of the plantar aponeurosis. This a band of tissue that attaches from the heel of the foot to the forefoot (just before the toes). The plantar fascia provides support to the muscles and ligaments that support the arch. Repetitive stress to this area can also cause heel spurs to develop in this area. Plantar Fasciitis What causes it? Plantar fasciitis occurs when the plantar fascia is stretched irregularly and causes micro-tears,

Pain Relief through Physical Therapy in Asheville

If you are suffering from pain, injury or weakness and want fast pain relief visit PHYSIO Physical Therapy and Wellness in Asheville, North Carolina. They offer revolutionary treatments that can work in as little a 2-minutes. They offer physical therapy and pain relief treatments used by professional sports teams like the New England Patriots and many of the top Olympic athletes. All treatments are FDA cleared and involve no pills, surgeries, or side-effects. The most common injuries they treat are: physical

Do you know that Smoking can impact your Physical Therapy?

Smoking can impact your Physical Therapy.  A review of the the most recent statistics from American Lung Association (www.lung.org) and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) reveals that over 430,000 people die each year from smoking-related diseases. The American Lung Association warns that cigarette smoking leads to 87% of lung cancer and emphysema. Smoking is known to cause: Heart disease Lung cancer Esophageal cancer Chronic lung disease So we know smoking causes some pretty bad diseases!!! Smoking can also impact your Physical Therapy and is bad for your

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