Is It Safe To Exercise With A Bad Back?

Let’s talk about back pain….. So, this week, I had a question asked by a client of mine, John, aged 52, asked a very common question around here, “It is really ok to exercise when my lower back pain is acting up?” Now, the thought of doing any movement at all when you’re in some…

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3 Things We Do Every Day That Cause Neck Pain … (And What You Can Do To Ease It Quick!)

Let’s take a real quick quiz that might help you live with less neck pain… (And if you answer ‘yes’ to any of these questions… read on!) When you’re relaxing at home, do you find yourself looking up at the TV screen because it’s hung up high on the wall? When you’re out and about…

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All About Your Knees

If you’re suffering with ANY kind of knee stiffness, pain, aching or swelling, you won’t need me to tell you that it’s “life limiting”. And if you didn’t have knee pain, here are some of the things you would likely be able to ENJOY doing again, immediately… 1.) Waking up in the morning and effortlessly…

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Volk Physical Therapy in Concord: Be Kind To Your Knees To Keep Active…

Let’s talk about the one thing most of us don’t think about often when it comes to keeping our bodies active, mobile and pain free: Our KNEES. In my opinion, knees tend to be overlooked and something we don’t pay much attention to in our lives (even I’ve been guilty of this!) But if you…

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3 Things People Think Ease Knee Aches And Pain, But Actually Do The Opposite!

It can be frustrating when you read information on the internet that is supposed to ease knee pain, however when you follow them, the results are often disappointing. A client of mine had the same experience and this is what she asked me: “Dean, I’m really starting to get frustrated with some knee pain I…

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Why Aches And Pains Feel Worse In Winter

Are your joints starting to feel stiff lately? Do they ache more than usual? Have you noticed any clicks and cracks coming from your knees? If you’re struggling to put your finger on it and you’re not sure why it’s happening to you – you are not alone. Many people just like you are becoming…

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Tips To Keep Your Knees Healthy All Year

If you’re anything like me, last month, you made some sort of new year’s resolution to lose a little weight and get into better shape. But keeping that going longer than a few months, weeks or even days can get challenging. You just need that extra bit of drive or a spark that ignites you…

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3 Things that Cause Back Pain That You Didn’t Know Until Now!

Quick question: How many of you have googled ‘preventing back pain?’ Yes, I thought so. We’ve all heard and read about what can cause back pain; incorrect lifting, bad posture, sports injury… but did you know that you may be making a common mistake in your daily routine, that might be encouraging back pain? What…

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7 Great Things To Do In Charlotte If You Didn’t Have Back Pain

Charlotte is a great place to live, with numerous amazing attractions that people from all over the region come to see. Unfortunately, many people right here in the Charlotte area are unable to fully enjoy these attractions due to suffering from low back pain. Not only are they not enjoying life to its fullest, playing…

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The Top 7 Mistakes Back Pain Sufferers Make

“Like a quarter, physical health is something that can quite easily fall down the back of a couch…” …And remain lost down there for years. My hope for you, as you consider whether to give a specialist at Volk Physical Therapy the opportunity to help, is that it can help you rediscover ALL of the…

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