Emotional strain is an equally important aspect of dealing with a chronic physical condition. While the physical strain will restrict movement and inhibit functionality, the emotional strain will translate into a loss of will and hopelessness.
Physical Therapy comes with its own set of benefits which have made it a popular and reliable source of getting rid of chronic pain.
We may not think about our temporomandibular joints (TMJ) a lot or probably not even know where they are, but you’d be surprised to know how much you use them on a daily basis. Our TMJ spring into action whenever we chew, swallow or talk.
The physical demands of playing sports often take a toll on our bodies. As athletes, you’re encouraged to give your best in every performance and push your body to the limit. In our quest for peak performance, we often end up pushing our bodies too far and sustain injuries.
Physical therapy is a proven and effective route for several physical ailments and issues. It’s a field of practice that makes use of hands-on techniques, heat and cold stimulation, massage and electric stimulation of the muscles.