Movement 4 Life Is St. Louis’s Specialist In Chronic Pain Relief

We Help Women Age 40 & Above Overcome Chronic, Nagging Aches & Pains Without Pills, Injections, or Surgery So That They Can Stay Active, Mobile, Healthy & Independent! 

Click play on the video below to hear more from Dr. Dave Candy specificially WHO we help and HOW we are able to to help people find long-term relief from chronic pain, even when they've already seen many different doctor and healthcare providers...

People we help include...

  • Women over 40 years old who are frustrated by chronic back pain, neck pain, knee pain, or other nagging aches & pains that just won't go away, despite trying many other failed treatments in the past.
  • Women in the “sandwich” generation who want to take care of their own health while balancing the demands of raising children AND caring for their own aging parents.
  • People who value their health and want to relieve pain naturally without pain medication or surgery.
  • Women with fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, and other chronic pain disorders who want to be able to enjoy activities with family and friends without worrying if their pain will stop them.
  • People who feel stressed or fatigued during the day and want to sleep better and have more energy.
  • Busy people who want to be more active, eat better, and/or lose but don’t have much extra time due to work and parenting duties.
  • Grandparents who know that playing with their grandchildren is easier and more enjoyable when they have less pain and stiffness.
  • People who have frequent headaches or migraines and want to get control over their pain so that it doesn't stop them from working or doing things with family & friends.
  • Office workers who spend a lot of time sitting and want to be able to make it through the work day without back pain, neck pain, or headaches.

What do WE do that's different?

Here's Our 5-Step Process That Sets Us Apart!

Chronic Pain Relief 5-Step Process Movement 4 Life St. Louis MO

  1. We get to know you as a WHOLE person. We know YOU are more than just your pain or injury.  We take the time to listen and find out how your pain is affecting your life, and how you'd like us to help you.  We do all of this before we ask you to spend any money or commit to having treatment with us. Ask about our FREE Discovery Visit! We want to make sure that we're the best option to help get you better as quickly as possible.
     
  2. We find the root cause of your pain.  Not just what structure is hurting you, but also, why it started hurting in the first place and why it won't go away.  We don't just want to treat your symptoms.  We want to fix the cause to give you the best chance of the pain not coming back in the future.
     
  3. We get you feeling better FAST! How do we do that? We have a lot of different "treatments" to get you fast pain relief - some that we do with hands-on treatments in the office and some that you can do on your own at home.  Which treatment is right for you though will depend on the specific findings of your exam.  That's also part of what we do in the FREE Discovery Visit is find out the best and fastest way to get you better.
     
  4. We get you back to doing the things you love! Once we "put out the fire" by getting the pain to calm down, then we help you get back to the activities that you NEED and WANT to do. And YOU get to decide what those things are.  You tell us what you want to achieve... not the other way around.  Our job is just to listen to what you want, and then help you achieve it!
     
  5. We teach you what to do long-term to keep the pain from coming back!  "Treatments" are great, but ANY treatment you have whether with us or anyone else (no matter what they tell you) will only last so long if you don't fix the thing that caused it in the first place.  We help you find out what that root cause is, and teach you what to do to fix it so that you DON'T have to keep coming back for "treatments" for the rest of your life!  We do "treatments" to get you better FAST (see step 3), but our goal is finding a LASTING SOLUTION TO THE PROBLEM!

Do You Want to Find a LASTING SOLUTION To Your Problem?

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FREE Discovery Visit!

We realize some people may be unsure if we can help YOUR specific problem.  If you've tried several failed treatments in the past or just have some doubts, come see for yourself how Dr. Candy can help you with a FREE discovery session... no commitment, no strings attached!

FREE Phone Consultation!

If you're not quite ready to book an appointment yet, you may have some questions that you'd like answered first. Dr. Candy would be happy to chat with you so he can be 100% sure that he can help you... just click the button below to request a phone consultation with Dr. Candy!

About Dr. Dave Candy, PT, DPT, OCS, ATC, CMTPT, FAAOMPT

Dr. Dave Candy physical therapist OCS FAAOMPT

Dr. Dave Candy is St. Louis’s leading expert in helping women age 40 and above gain control over nagging aches & pains and improve their health, energy, & quality of life. Dr. Candy has been a physical therapist since 2008, and shortly after starting into practice, he realized that there was a group of “complex patients” that failed to find pain relief despite having other treatments including pain medications, chiropractic, massage therapy, traditional physical therapy, injections, or even surgery. Dr. Candy sought out on a mission to learn more about how to offer help to these “complex" patients even after they have been unable to find pain relief from other treatments. From 2010-2012 Dr. Candy completed a 2 ½ year fellowship in orthopaedic manual physical therapy, and then in 2015 he further continued his education gaining certification in dry needling. During this same time, Dr. Candy did a lot of independent study to learn more about the science of pain and why we experience it the way we do. Through this process, Dr. Candy became increasingly frustrated with the direction of the healthcare system in our country in that it encourages medical providers to spend less time with their patients and just treat the immediate symptoms rather than taking the time to find out the root cause of patients’ problems. Dr. Candy now uses not just "physical" therapy, but rather, he takes a unique whole-person approach to treating pain that takes into account each patient’s specific needs, goals, and values. He takes time to truly listen and analyze the problem in order to determine the root cause of the pain so that he can help his patients not just relieve their pain in the short term, but learn how to keep it from coming back so that they can live active, happy, and healthy lives for years to come.

Want To Find Out If We Can Help You Live The
Happier, Healthier, Less Painful Life You Deserve?

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FREE Discovery Visit!

We realize some people may be unsure if we can help YOUR specific problem.  If you've tried several failed treatments in the past or just have some doubts, come see for yourself how Dr. Candy can help you with a FREE discovery session... no commitment, no strings attached!

FREE Phone Consultation!

If you're not quite ready to book an appointment yet, you may have some questions that you'd like answered first. Dr. Candy would be happy to chat with you so he can be 100% sure that he can help you... just click the button below to request a phone consultation with Dr. Candy!

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Our Mission, Our Vision, Our Values

Mission: To improve the health and well-being of greater St. Louis by offering holistic solutions for pain relief and wellness without medications, injections, or surgery

Vision: To be St. Louis’s provider of choice for overcoming chronic pain and improving and maintaining health, mobility, and quality of life.

Values: We CARE: Our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee

  • Compassion
    • Treating the whole person - mind and body
    • Understanding how our patients' conditions affects their emotional well-being
    • Understanding how our patients' conditions affects their roles in society
  • Accountability
    • Doing what we say we will do in a timely manner
  • Respect
    • Customer’s individual values
      • Non-judgmental listening
      • Unconditional positive regard for the customer
      • Partnering with patients to help them make their own healthcare decisions
    • Customer’s time
      • Being on time for appointments
      • 1-to-1 care for the entire appointment
    • Customer’s money
      • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee: If you're not 100% satisfied with your care, we'll give you your money back.
  • Excellence
    • Quality of Care
    • Customer Service

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FREE Discovery Visit!

We realize some people may be unsure if we can help YOUR specific problem.  If you've tried several failed treatments in the past or just have some doubts, come see for yourself how Dr. Candy can help you with a FREE discovery session... no commitment, no strings attached!

FREE Phone Consultation!

If you're not quite ready to book an appointment yet, you may have some questions that you'd like answered first. Dr. Candy would be happy to chat with you so he can be 100% sure that he can help you... just click the button below to request a phone consultation with Dr. Candy!