Two people streching their legs in gym.

Improve Your Overall Health with These 5 Stretching Benefits

June 20th, 2020

Some people think that stretching is an unnecessary part of exercising. The truth is that stretching is a necessary component of exercise. According to physical therapists, stretching is an important part of one’s daily routine, whether you’re exercising or not.   The 5 Benefits of Stretching 1. Stretching specific exercises prior to exercising helps the muscles

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Chiron Celebrates the Class of 2020

June 13th, 2020

To the Class of 2020 . . . we know that this was not what you envisioned your last few months of high school and graduation day would be. But that does not take away from all that you have accomplished. You have laughed and cried. You have failed and succeeded. But above all you

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Arthritis Pain Relief

Physical Therapy for Non-Pharmaceutical Arthritis Pain Management

June 10th, 2020

Stiffness and discomfort don’t have to be a part of our daily lives — and yet many people assume that they’re doomed to suffer from arthritis pain. If you’ve been losing more and more of your mobility and productivity due to chronic joint inflammation, you may be disappointed by the usefulness of painkilling drugs or

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Honor Memorial Day

May 22nd, 2020

Commander in Chief of the Grand Army of the Republic John Logan issued an order that made May 30, 1868 a day for “decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense of their country in the late rebellion (Civil War).” As the decades have passed our country has set aside the last Monday of

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Stand Up to Your Back Pain with Physical Therapy Relief

May 20th, 2020

Most Americans will suffer temporary back pain at some point in their lives. When back pain is not temporary, however, it becomes a major quality of life issue. The good news is that you don’t have to live with back pain permanently. Taking a proactive approach like working with a physical therapist can help you

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Chiron Celebrates Nurses

May 13th, 2020

As National Nurses Appreciation Week comes to an end, Chiron Physical Therapy once again pauses to celebrate and thank nurses who serve in our communities across Loudoun County, Northern Virginia and everywhere in between and beyond the state. As your fellow healthcare providers, Chiron commends you for your: Intelligence to diagnose and alleviate the pain

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A Tasty Way to Get Pain and Inflammation Under Control

May 10th, 2020

Who says that getting healthy has to be a chore? You’ll be delighted to learn that simply by modifying your diet, you can get chronic pain and inflammation under better control (or possibly even avoid those symptoms entirely). Better yet, the diet you choose doesn’t have to taste like a punishment for previous bad behavior.

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Inflammation – Acute vs. Chronic

May 1st, 2020

The immune system – operating via the lymphatic and circulatory systems – acts as the defender of the body. It keeps out what needs to be kept out, fights when it needs to fight and protects by cleaning up and disposing of dead or damaged cells. A key component of a healthy immune system is

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Find the Real Source of Your Pain

April 27th, 2020

Look around and many of your friends, neighbors or co-workers are suffering daily with joint and muscle pain. Whether the pain resulted from a direct injury or the origins have them scratching their head, they want relief. They want to get a diagnosis in order to address the issue. It is often at this point

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Make Time to Stretch…Your Body will be Grateful

April 22nd, 2020

Everyone knows that exercise is a part of healthy living but do you consider a stretching routine part of your exercise program or as an afterthought that gets done only if time permits? Since no one ever has enough time, it’s time for you to reconsider how you view stretching and consider adding it to

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