Age and injury put everyone at eventual risk of a herniated disk. The engineering marvel that is the human spine is remarkable in its combination of toughness and flexibility. But its weak point—the soft, rubbery cushions between each vertebra—ar
There’s a lot that can go wrong with our nervous systems, and the impacts can range from annoying to frightening or even incapacitating. Most commonly, we’re dealing with some peripheral neuropathy—any disease or damage affecting nerves outside
Physical therapists have always been improvisers when it comes to treating patients. For example, they pioneered the use of resistance tubing for strength training exercises. They rig up innovative rope and pulley systems for a range of motion and st
Whole Body Cryotherapy is one of the latest “cool” trends with many people talking. Cryotherapy benefits are claimed to include everything from asthma to weight loss, with lots in between—including chronic pain, Alzheimer’s, insomnia, and art
Did anyone bother with New Years Resolutions for 2021? Just making it out of 2020 seemed like an accomplishment enough. Still, there’s no better time for a fresh start than right now. So if you’ve got any nagging injuries that you’d like to add
If you have an injury that requires physical therapy treatment, weight loss might be the last thing you want to think about. You’ve got enough on your mind, what with that new knee or bum shoulder and all those fun new exercises your Physical Thera
First off, what is pelvic pain? That’s simple: it’s any pain you feel below your belly button and above your legs. And what causes it? That’s not so simple. There’s a huge list of possibilities for women, including menstrual cramps, endometri
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
If you’re wondering whether you should see a physical therapist, you probably should.
The benefits of non-invasive physical therapy are wide ranging and include pain relief, restoration of function and movement, injury adaptation, ease of healin
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