Summertime is the dawn of vacations, plane rides, and road trips. Do you experience pain while traveling? Well, you’re not alone. Read on to learn about taking care of your body during the traveling months of summer. Why Do Injuries Occur While Traveling? The most common culprits of aches and strains while traveling are the back, shoulders, and neck. Pain typically intensifies during the traveling season due to stress placed on the spine and other networks of muscles and joints while lifting luggage and sitting
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Have you ever heard of Temporomandibular Joint Disorder? If so, it’s likely that you have in terms of orthodontic or dental medicine. What if we told you that physical therapy could help mitigate the pain you feel as a result of TMD? Good news––We can! Read on to discover our best reasons for seeking out therapeutic treatment for nagging TMD pain. What is TMD? Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMD) is a condition of the jaw that affects the surrounding joints, muscles, and ligaments. It can be
Dry Needling Works for a Variety of Short-Term and Chronic Pains Country Roads Physical Therapy offers dry needling in Fairmont, WV; Buckhannon, WV; Wheeling, WV; and Morgantown, WV. Dry needling works with other treatments to relieve both short-term and chronic pains, like lower back and shoulder pain. This month we’re going to cover the benefits and uses of dry needling. While it is usually used in combination with other treatments, many patients have found this therapy to help reduce muscle and joint pain and stiffness.