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Arthritis Pain

Are You Taking Opioids for Your Arthritis Pain? You Need to Read This.

January 20th, 2020

What if someone told you that the opioids you’re taking for pain relief are actually making your arthritis worse? You’d probably want to listen to that person. Opioids like morphine and oxycodone alter your perception of pain. You might be “feeling no pain” when you take these pills, but it’s actually doing nothing to improve

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Hip and Knee Pain

Tired of Your Hip and Knee Pain? Find Lasting Relief with Physical Therapy

January 10th, 2020

Is it difficult for you to engage in your regular activities due to hip or knee pain? Whether your hip or knee pain occurs when you’re moving or sitting, physical therapy can help get you back to your regular routine. Be sure to contact First Colony Aquatic and Rehabilitation Center for a consult to find

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Get to the Root of Your Back Pain. Could it be a Herniated Disc?

December 20th, 2019

Do you sometimes feel pain like an electric shock radiating from your lower back down to your legs? Do you experience muscle weakness or numbness in your arms or legs? If so, be sure to schedule a free consult with First Colony Aquatic & Rehabilitation Center for a proper diagnosis. You just may have a

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7 Easy Ways to Increase Your Activity and Live Healthy

December 10th, 2019

Have you become less active in recent years? It’s important to remain physically active in order to stay as healthy as possible. It isn’t always easy to stay active, especially if you’re already struggling with limited mobility. There are several easy ways to increase your activity level that most people can include in their daily

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Did you Know Physical Therapy Can Help Reduce Stress Related Headaches? Here’s How.

November 20th, 2019

The work day is almost over, but your inbox is full and your to-do list is long. You are already thinking about the many things you’ll have to handle in the evening, and what will be facing you when you reach your desk again tomorrow. You pinch the bridge of your nose, but to no

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Direct AccessTexans No Longer Need a Referral to be Treated by a Physical Therapist! 

Did you know that as of September 1st you are not required to see your primary physician before seeing a physical therapist? We are now able to evaluate you, determine if you need physical therapy, and implement a treatment program… ALL without a referral!

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