How Often Do You Think About Your Breathing?
It’s something we do thousands of times a day without even thinking about it. Otherwise known as ventilation, the process of breathing seems straightforward.
What Is The Difference Between Chronic Pain And Daily Pain?
Pain is something we may experience every day in one form or another.
Why Your Child Might Need A Physical Therapist
From sports injuries to congenital deformities, children can have issues that result in dysfunctional movement or pain with activity.
Physical Activity Vs Exercise
We all know that moving our bodies and burning calories is good for us. From cardiovascular benefits, to decreasing the chances of becoming diabetic or obese, to even reducing stress and improving ou …more
Understanding Joint Stiffness
Joint stiffness can be a major deterrent to staying active. Contrary to what you might think, however, stiff joints and muscles may become worse with rest and better with movement. Yes, exercise can a …more
Keeping Kids Active
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle in the age of Covid-19 has been difficult for both adults and children. Kids today face a whole new set of challenges compared to any other recent generation. On top of …more
Balance Training Combats Ankle Sprains
Ankle sprains are common among active individuals, especially athletes who play sports such as basketball or soccer. However, jogging, running, cheerleading, and gymnastics are linked to ankle sprains …more
The BEST Posture Is The NEXT Posture
When most people hear the word ‘posture’, they immediately think about the position their bodies are in when they are in a seated position, but it involves so much more than that. Posture is also the …more
Intramuscular Stimulation For Neuropathic Pain
IMS is a common therapeutic approach that provides relief for individuals suffering from persistent nerve pain. Read on to learn more about the benefits of combining physiotherapy exercises with IMS.
Exercise Is Medicine
Have you ever heard the phrase “exercise is the best medicine?”
Neurocognitive Training Can Boost Mental Performance
Neurocognitive training is a useful brain-stimulating activity that involves being actively engaged in tasks that challenge the brain. Computer-based tasks, creative writing, dance, theater, or music- …more
Living A Full, Active Life With Arthritis
Many people experience the aches and pains of arthritis, especially as they age. In fact, arthritis is the most common chronic condition in people over age 65 in North America. While once thought of a …more
Balance Issues In Seniors And Fall Prevention
Falls are among the leading causes of serious injury (e.g., fractures) and death for seniors in the United States. There are a number of factors that play a role in an individual’s ability to maintain …more
How Pelvic Floor May Contribute To Hip Or Back Pain
Low back pain is a common occurrence for a large number of adults and sometimes it’s accompanied by hip pain. There are several underlying causes of persistent pain in these areas and in a numbe …more
Physical Therapy Training
Clients are often curious what training Physical Therapists go through in our journey to become equipped to help people address pain and mobility issues that are the result of traumatic injuries, chro …more
Preventing And Treating Running Injuries
Running is a major component of many sports, and a favorite recreational activity for many. When executed properly, running provides enjoyment and boosts overall health, but there are a variety of rea …more
Staying Active With Back Pain
A serious back injury, surgery, or experiencing occasional back pain can all disrupt your normal routine and lead you to become less active. If the pain starts to become unbearable, it may be tempting …more
Getting Ready For Gardening
Gardening is a pleasurable activity that produces beautiful blossoms and sometimes a bountiful harvest of fruits and vegetables. Individuals can enjoy gardening for hours as long as they take safety p …more
Staying Healthy In The Age Of Social Distancing
Nearly all of us are isolating at home for the good of society. How can we stay physically and mentally healthy during this challenging time?
While COVID still affects our daily lives, we are back open and helping people with in person appointments. Please give us a call if you’d like us to help you with your pain.
Managing Tennis Elbow
Tennis elbow, which is also known as lateral epicondylitis/epicondylalgia, is a painful condition that develops when the muscles and tendons that extend from the forearm to the outer portion of the el …more
Understanding Repetitive Strain Injuries
A repetitive strain injury refers to recurring pain affecting the nerves, muscles, or tendons of a joint due to tissue damage that is caused by repetitive movements. In the arms, this particular type …more
Preventing Shin Splints
A shin splint, which is also known as tibial stress syndrome, refers to a painful shin injury that may occur due to overexerted muscles in the lower legs, having flat feet, an increased body mass inde …more
Managing Sports-Related Injuries
Sports-related injuries can occur during indoor and outdoor sports, as well as while training or regularly exercising. These types of injuries may be the result of improper training techniques, overtr …more
Exercise During Flight
Flying is a common way to travel, and most people may see it as an opportunity to relax and rest during the trip. However, it is important to remain relatively active while on a plane.
Understanding Muscle Spasms
A muscle spasm refers to a sudden, sharp, and involuntary muscle contraction. The painful spasm that develops is due to the muscle remaining in a contracted position. One of the most common types of m …more
Spinal Compression Fractures
The bones or vertebrae in the spine are very strong, but sometimes, in certain circumstances such as excessive pressure, repetitive bending or lifting or a physical injury such as a hard fall can dama …more
Common Cycling Injuries
Cycling is an activity that many people enjoy. Some individuals are more experienced than others, but cyclists of any level may experience injuries. Certain injuries can be avoided and some can be tre …more
What Is Elastic Tape And How Does It Work?
While taping as a therapeutic technique has been used since around the 1800’s, elastic taping, such as Kinesiotape (KT) and Rock Tape, have recently become quite popular in the rehabilitation in …more
Risks Of Overtraining
Training for sports is a balance between overload and recovery. If the physical stress placed on an athlete is greater than what they can handle, imbalances can occur, leading to “nonfunctional …more
The Benefits Of Good Posture
Posture refers to the way you hold your body when sitting, standing, laying, and walking. Good posture helps prevent excessive strain on the joints and muscles of your body, which helps to reduce pain …more
Keeping My Shoulders Healthy As I Age
Musculoskeletal disorders are commonly experienced by older adults and are directly related to a decline in general health and a reduced quality of life, with the shoulder joint commonly being affecte …more
Acute Versus Chronic Back Pain – What’s The Difference?
Back pain is one of the most common causes of missed days from work and job-related disabilities. The occurrence of back pain is fairly equal for both men and women, and can have a wide ranges of caus …more
Do you experience Joint Aches when it is Cold and Rainy?
Concussions have been recognized as a clinical condition for more than 1,000 years, and during the 20th century concussion was studied extensively in boxers. However, interest in concussion didn&rsquo …more
The labrum is an important cartilage ring that promotes stability and shock absorption in the shoulders and hips. It is attached to the outer rim of the shoulder socket and helps keep the ball of the …more
Rotator Cuff Tears
Shoulder pain is a leading musculoskeletal complaint seen in primary care provider offices, with rotator cuff injuries accounting for 64% of shoulder-related visits.
Injury to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) of the knee is one of the most common and devastating injuries that commonly affects athletes that participate in demanding sports, such as soccer, footb …more
Joint Replacement Procedures
The incidence of joint replacement procedures in the United States is high, with over 1 million total knee and hip replacement procedures being performed each year. This number is expected to rise dra …more
Sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder that affects more than 18 million Americans. Untreated, the condition can lead to several negative health consequences. Physical Therapy can help individuals wit …more
Are You Getting Enough Sleep?
According to the National Sleep Foundation, sleep is a vital component to our health and well-being. While all of the key functions of sleep have not yet been fully uncovered, research suggests that s …more
Handling Aches & Pains
Chronic pain is one of the leading conditions that primary healthcare professionals encounter in their practice, particularly in patients over the age of 65. Chronic pain in the older population is as …more
Bone Health & Falls
Osteoporosis is a serious health problem that affects one in every three women, and one in every five men over the age of 50. Osteoporosis is a skeletal disorder that is characterized by the deteriora …more
How Exercise Keeps Us Young
Ensuring that your body’s cells are young and healthy is one of the keys to staying young. Current research shows that there is a link between exercise and young, healthy cell DNA. The abbreviat …more
Avoiding Ankle Injury
Ankle injuries are commonplace in the athletic population, occurring in athletes of all ages and across all sports. A recent systematic review found that the ankle was the most common site of injury i …more
Dealing With Back Pain
Back pain is one of the most common health problems that causes physical disabilities. However, if you are experiencing back pain, you don’t have to just grin and bear it.
Managing Jaw Pain
Are you currently experiencing occasional or chronic jaw pain? Both types of discomfort may indicate an underlying problem that needs to be addressed. Untreated jaw symptoms can become long-term condi …more
In this newsletter, we are discussing the prevention of knee pain.
How Cross Training Can Maximize Swim Stroke Power
In this newsletter we are discussing how Cross Training can Maximize Swim Stroke Power.
Hiking For Health
Regular physical activity is good for your health and can lengthen your life; the problem is that most of us aren’t getting enough of it. The good news is that exercise doesn’t have to be …more
Regular exercise improves your health and lengthens your life. But this doesn’t mean you have to spend long hours within the walls of a gym or be confined to the sidewalks of your neighborhood. Hiking …more