Blog Archive

How Can Manual Therapy Treat Arthritis Pain? Sep 1st, 2019

Do you suffer from chronic arthritis pain? Are you looking for a pain management solution that doesn’t involve narcotics? At One Accord Physical Therapy, with four locations in Arizona, we offer manual therapy services that can give you relief from your arthritis-related pain. Our staff has extensive training in manual...

Why Every Athlete Should Get Regular Massages Aug 1st, 2019

Even though massage therapy has been around for thousands of years, many people only think of it as a way to relax and relieve stress. While that can be an important aspect of massage, it can also offer several therapeutic benefits as well, including: Treating soft tissue injuries, strains, and...

What's Causing Your Pelvic Pain? Jul 29th, 2019

Is your pelvic pain making it hard to get through the day? Many women experience pelvic health issues connected to their pelvic floor, which connects to the spine and can be the source of a number of different kinds of debilitating pain. At One Accord Physical Therapy in Casa Grande,...

The Dangers of Tech Neck Jun 14th, 2019

Notice how your neck seems to seize up, with pain shooting up into the back of your skull and down into your spine? It might not just be stress or your boss looming over your shoulder — for more and more Americans, “tech neck” is a very real ailment. Fortunately,...

Living With Arthritis May 13th, 2019

About 54 million adults in the U.S. have arthritis, according to the Arthritis Foundation, and that number is expected to swell to 78 million in just two decades. Everyone knows arthritis causes joint pain, but unless you have the disease yourself, you probably don’t know how extensive those symptoms can...

Be Kind to Your Post-Baby Body With Women's Health Physical Therapy Apr 23rd, 2019

When you’re pregnant, it’s easy to think the only change that’s happening to your body is that growing belly. But while your belly might be the most obvious change, it’s absolutely not the only alteration that’s taking place. Your body is being subjected to a slew of hormonal changes as...

Why Post-Concussion Rehabilitation Is So Important Mar 1st, 2019

Blog Post If you have a sprained ankle or a broken arm, one of the first things you’re told to do is rest the limb: Don’t exercise it or place weight or strain on it. If you fail to follow those instructions, you’ll be risking far more serious injury. When you...

The Benefits of Using Dry Needling to Treat Pain Feb 11th, 2019

Dry needling might sound a little scary, but it’s actually a safe, effective treatment for pain, especially chronic and recurrent pain and neuromuscular problems. The technique does use needles, but they’re very, very thin — a lot thinner than needles used in vaccinations for instance. In fact, they’re the same...

3 Interesting Facts You Should Know About Vertigo Jan 14th, 2019

If you have vertigo, you may feel like you're spinning or like the room is spinning, tilting, or swaying around you when you're standing still. Additionally, it's common to experience nausea and vomiting as a result of the motion sickness that occurs alongside vertigo.  Having vertigo is much more than...

How Physical Therapy Can Help You Recover From a Concussion Dec 20th, 2018

Every year, millions of people in the U.S. suffer from concussion injuries. In fact, data shows that as many as three million concussions occur each year just as a result of sports and recreation-related accidents. That doesn’t take into account the concussions that occur as a result of car accidents,...

Prevent Back Pain by Building Core Strength Nov 29th, 2018

People love to talk about their "core." Go to any fitness class, and you are almost guaranteed to hear the instructor enthusiastically yell, "Be sure to engage your core!" But there is a reason why core strength is important not only for a flat stomach or six pack abs, but for...

Physiotherapy for Spine Pain & Injuries Nov 28th, 2018

Benefits of Physical Therapy on Spine Health The spinal column supports the body and provides the structural framework for muscles and bones in the trunk region. It is a bony framework that protects the spinal cord, which serves as a channel of communication between the brain and the rest of...

Why You Shouldn't Proscratinate Treating Whiplash Pain Oct 31st, 2018

Whiplash is a common condition that many people experience after car accidents as well as slips and falls. This mysterious condition can decrease the quality of life for months or years to come if it goes untreated. Knowing the symptoms of whiplash, the causes of whiplash, and why it's so...

Ditch the Pills: Remedy Headache Pain with All-Natural Massage Therapy Sep 28th, 2018

Headache pain can be caused by stress, eye strain, sinus infections, hormonal changes, muscle tension, and neurological causes. Whatever your cause, taking over-the-counter or prescription pain medications to ease your symptoms is only a temporary solution. Not only do they not get at the source of your pain, but they...