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Neck Pain

Posted by on May 8, 2014 in Neck Pain

Neck pain is a pain that will affect your life in the most negative ways if it is left untreated to grow and develop worse. Depending on the severity of your neck pain, is what will determine how much treatment and how long your treatment will be when you come to one of our Professional Physical Therapy Associates locations. We would obviously like you to come see us before your pain becomes too great and before you are unable to move and relax, but we understand the desire to try and fix your problems on your own too.


We recommend, as professionals, that you seek treatment when you first notice the pain in your neck and feel the slight tightening of the muscles in your neck as well. If you can help us help you, we can guarantee that you will not have to live with much pain and you will not have to spend extreme amounts of time and money correcting a problem that could be more easily treated. The lesson you can learn from this is to discover your ailments sooner so that you may seek treatments for them before they become debilitating.

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Back Pain

Posted by on May 8, 2014 in Back Pain

One of the reasons to seek physical therapy is because it is a medical treatment for a specific ailment that corrects a prior concern. In many cases the problems that physical therapists correct are those relating to back pains. Because there are so many problems that can occur within one’s back, there are a number of corresponding treatments to it. You can find more holistic treatments for the back that work with a physical therapist than you would be able to discover on your own. Exercises that correct the muscles in your back are those that create strength in the different joints and muscles in it.


There are many different parts in your back that bear correction in the worst case, and a physical therapist can easily ensure that with the proper treatment you have a road to recovery that allows you to regain your health without taking a large amount of medications. Straining the muscles in your back can include hurting your shoulders, neck, and posterior muscles. If these have become problems then it is incumbent upon you to find yourself a competent physical therapist, like the ones who work with Professional Physical Therapy Associates at our Kalispell location.


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Shoulder Pain

Posted by on May 8, 2014 in Shoulder Pain

Having shoulder pain can be a sign of upper body damage as well as a deterrent to becoming active in the pursuit of your normal habits and routines. Montana is a great place for those who are active to vacation, as we have some of the best mountain climbing in the country, as well as other active pursuits. Shoulder pain is usually caused by over stretching or pulling a muscle in your shoulder that stresses the ligaments in it. If you find yourself with shoulder pain and icing or heating pads don’t seem to be helping, then physical therapy is probably a good solution for you.


Physical therapy can often provide solution to physical ailments that don’t require surgery in a holistic manner. Using physical therapy is really just a natural way to provide you with healing exercises without using drugs or medicine to dull pain, instead of handling the issue underlying the pain. At Professional Physical Therapy Associates is one of the few places outside of Billings who can service the more rural parts of our state, and therefore help a larger population of those who are injured and suffering.



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Knee Pain

Posted by on May 8, 2014 in Knee Pain

Have you been suffering with knee pain? One of the great things about living in a town that has a lot of athletes is that there are a lot of different physical therapists who can help you when you have a knee injury, which is a common sort for athletes in our area. In fact Professional Therapy Associates has a number clinics that you can come to when you need treatment for whatever knee injury you have sustained. Professional Therapy Associates is one of the premier clinics in the state of Montana helping patients who have sustained different physical ailments, heal naturally using exercises and natural remedies in order to brings them back to full fitness.


If you have brought upon yourself, a knee injury through sports or accident, then you should schedule an appointment with our nearest clinic. You can schedule an appointment at any of our locations, with Professional Therapy Associates serving the clinics in Kalispell and the surrounding area. It may be a bit of a drive for you, but coming to Kalispell for our treatments is one of the best decisions you can make.

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Hip Pain

Posted by on May 8, 2014 in Hip Pain

Hip pain is an easy thing for our physical therapists to assist you with, being a major pain to contend with it is a challenge to do much of anything that you are used too when you are under severe hip pain. Some of the most common problems with having hip pain are those that inhibit your ability to walk, sleep, and maintain a positive degree of mobility in your daily life. This can present as a sharp, shooting or aching pain in your hip and be caused by factures, strains, dislocation or other forms of damage to your hip.


Professional Physical Therapy Associates in Kalispell, MT is one of the most convenient places to get treatments for injuries sustained, in the broad state of Montana. Hip pain is not confined to those who are elderly and women who undergo immense stress. Anyone who is not careful about his or her activities can suffer an accident that causes this injury. It is commonly found in runners and body builders as well as those who may strain their legs too far, like soccer players or sprinters.


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