Life just wouldn’t be the same without our bones. For one thing, we’d all be lying around like jellyfish on a beach. We’re just no good without that internal support system that keeps our muscles and internal organs anchored in place. With that
If you’re not worried about your back, you should be. Low back pain is the single leading cause of disability worldwide, and half of all Americans admit to having back pain symptoms each year.
Compounding the issue is that back pain is sneaky. Y
If you spend any time looking around the Internet for information on posture, there’s one thing you’ll start to see over and over: No matter how good you think your own posture is, there’s something wrong with it. The posture gurus have seen it
Repetitive Motion Injury, Repetitive Strain Injury, Repetitive Stress Injury, RMI, RSI — whatever you call it, it’s a major cause of physical pain, discomfort, and lost productivity.
Repetitive motion injuries occur when muscles, nerves, ligam
Opioid addiction has been prominent in the news in recent years for reasons political, economic, and, for far too many Americans, personal.
With “pain” recorded as the most common reason we access the health care system—affecting more of us
In one word: yes. If you think you might need to see a physical therapist for whatever condition is bothering you, you probably should. Heck, even if there’s nothing wrong right now, most people will see long-term benefits — including prevention
Have you ever pulled someone’s finger? I know, I know, we’ve all got that friend. Let’s try to forget him. But what about the leg? Have you ever pulled someone’s leg? Not metaphorically, but literally. Have you ever grasped someone’s leg ju
It’s a big question for people living with knee pain. Is surgery worth the risk and expense? While the answer can vary depending on the type and extent of the damage to your knees, the answer in many cases — and unfortunately, in many cases where
We hear a lot about forward head posture these days. We’re all bending forward and hunched over our desks as we type, and when we’re away from our desks we spend much of our time looking down at the phones in our hands. And we all have headaches.
Also known as adhesive capsulitis, frozen shoulder is a condition characterized by stiffness and pain in the shoulder joint. Typically a person with frozen shoulder will go through three stages:
The Freezing Stage — A pain (sometimes severe) d