How Can I Manage My Pain?

Pain Management

We have patients ask us about pain management every day. Pain is something we will all encounter at some point. Whether the patient is just out of surgery, experienced a motor vehicle accident or sprained an ankle. For many, like the person recovering from a total knee replacement, medications are a necessary component […]

How Can I Manage My Pain?2021-04-09T15:30:14+00:00

What Exactly is Cupping Therapy?

Cupping Therapy

Cupping Therapy has been around for approximately 5,000 years. It was applied to key points on the body for relief of pain, certain symptoms, and medical conditions. Cupping therapy also known as just “cupping” is a type of manual therapy treatment, where various “cups” are placed on different parts of the body. […]

What Exactly is Cupping Therapy?2021-04-12T17:13:35+00:00

Physical Therapy for Neck Pain

If you had physical therapy for neck pain 20 years ago, you might have pointed to the pain and had a therapist apply passive modalities such as ultrasound, heat or ice to the affected area. The field of Physical Therapy and the associated research has come a long way to help us understand what treatment techniques are more and […]

Physical Therapy for Neck Pain2021-04-09T03:36:03+00:00

The Importance of Great Toe Mobility

I recently had the opportunity to give a presentation on the importance of great toe mobility to a local CrossFit Affiliate Gym Virtuous Fitness. After taking about a month to compile all of the information I wanted to share, I realized, that I had to cut back on about 75% of the material […]

The Importance of Great Toe Mobility2021-04-09T03:32:50+00:00

How can Physical Therapy help with vertigo?

Do you ever get dizzy when rolling over or sitting up in bed? Experiencing a room-spinning sensation may be a sign of Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo, or BPPV for short. Onset can occur at any age, but may be more common over the age of 50. Onset in earlier ages is likely due to […]

How can Physical Therapy help with vertigo?2018-07-27T19:25:46+00:00

Why should I strengthen my hips when my knees hurt?

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS for short) is a common condition where pain is present behind and/or around the knee cap. It is twice as common in women as men and has a high occurrence in those who are involved in athletic activities. Physical therapy is an effective treatment to reduce this type of […]

Why should I strengthen my hips when my knees hurt?2021-04-09T03:23:31+00:00

Which running shoe is right for you?

I constantly have patients who come in and ask me about how to pick out the correct running shoes. They often say they are going to a store where “They watch you walk on a treadmill” to help you pick the right shoe. It is important to realize that the way we walk or our “gait” is very different on a treadmill than when we are walking on the ground, so that will not be a reliable way of finding the proper shoe for you.

Which running shoe is right for you?2018-07-27T19:29:23+00:00
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