A little bit of pain is fine. Everyone experiences pain once in a while. It’s part of life.
But what if the pain doesn’t go away? What if it lasts for three months, or six months, or more?
That’s chronic pain, and it can be more than just
Wondering if physical therapy is right for you? Has your primary care doctor suggested you see a PT, but you’re not convinced it will cure what ails you? Well pull up a physioball and have a seat, because you’re about to learn a few things. Physi
Say you have pain in the front of your knee. Your doctor runs a series of tests and rules out injuries or tears, bursitis, fractures, tendonitis, osteoarthritis, dislocation, gout… pretty much everything he can think of. Well then, you’ve got Pat
The shoulder joint is complicated business, allowing us to twist and rotate our arms and reach them up, down, forward, and back. Holding it all in place and allowing for this wide range of movement is a group of muscles and tendons known as the rotat
You’re hurt and you want to get better. It’s only natural. It doesn’t matter whether your injury is a minor muscle strain, a fractured bone, or a torn ligament—injury recovery is still a major annoyance when it keeps you from living the life
We’ve all got a lot to worry about these days, and maybe in the big picture a sore back isn’t our number one concern. But when you add lower back pain onto all the other stresses we’re feeling, well, it could just be the straw that breaks the c
Resistance tubing is a lightweight, versatile, low cost equipment option for exercising at home or on the go. It gives you all the benefits of more expensive free weight sets, with a few bonuses built in — including extreme portability and the abil
When it comes time to set up a home exercise gym, the primary concern for most of us is probably where to put it. If you’ve got a spare bedroom or basement or space in your garage, go wild. Buy that weight set and squat rack, wheel in a treadmill a
We talk a lot about rehab exercises after surgery. Following a personalized post-surgery physical therapy plan is one of the best things you can do to help your body heal. At-home rehabilitation exercises can help you reestablish joint functionality,
Recovering from an injury or surgery, or just trying to avoid one? Then a physical therapy appointment might be just what you need.
A physical therapist is a licensed medical professional trained to diagnose physical abnormalities and restore and