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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Neck And Shoulder Pain?? You’re Going To Want To ‘Sit up And Read This’

In the past, whenever I’ve heard someone say that posture is important, or that you can do damage if you don’t sit or stand correctly I didn’t quite pay attention to the importance of it. There is nothing worse than hearing: “Stand up straight, or ”sit properly”, and “stop slouching!” However sometimes it can’t be…

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Take Action Now with your Back Pain – FREE Back And Sciatica Worskshops Near You!

Three Best Fixes for Back Pain: Back pain can present itself with a variety of symptoms, but it is the number one physical complaint in the United States. These are not end all solutions, but in my experience these are the top 3 interventions that will play a role in a treatment strategy at some point. Disclaimer: if…

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How To Make Getting Out Of Bed Easier – Even On Cold, Fall Mornings

Often times I will get calls from people wanting therapy quickly, due to severe low back pain, which typically is most severe in the AMs and keeps them from getting out of bed quickly. Many times, they refuse early AM appointments, even if those are the only ones available, because they fear the pain getting…

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Back Pain: Why You Need To Drink More Water To Help Relieve It…

Quick question: How much water did you drink today? For most people, the answer would be “not enough”. From everything we drink and swim in, to the ice that reduces swelling, water is all around us (and even in us), a matter of fact – it basically is us! Water makes up around two thirds…

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Sitting… Is It Really That BAD?

I bet you’re sitting down while reading this… Whether you’re sitting in a coffee shop, you’re at work at your desk, lounging on your sofa after a long day, or sitting up in bed, you’re probably sitting comfortably while reading this. And I don’t blame you – sitting has become so normal in our daily…

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Kathy’s Story: Chronic Back Pain Does NOT Have To Be Permanent

Recently here at Volk Physical Therapy, we have seen an increased number of people suffering from back pain, but not just any back pain – pain that has progressed for years without any relief, or at best, occasional temporary relief. Meet Kathy Lear, a 58 year old Concord location client. Click HERE to hear her…

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Back Pain: The ONE Thing That Makes Sciatica Worse & What To Do About It

Sometimes IT happens. You’re going about your normal day, you’re feel great and don’t think twice about any ‘health problems’ because they’re way off in the future anyway, but then all of a sudden you feel a twinge in your lower-back… And immediately you know something’s not right. Maybe you even begin to kid yourself…

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Sitting… Is It Really THAT Bad For You?

I bet you’re sitting down while reading this… Whether you’re sitting in a coffee shop, you’re at work at your desk, lounging on your sofa after a long day, or sat up in bed, you’re probably sitting comfortably while reading this. And I don’t blame you – sitting has become so ingrained in our daily…

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