Blog Articles

Tennis Elbow: What You Need to Know & Treatment

Tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis, is a result of repetitive activities that cause the tendons in your elbow to become overloaded. You may have heard of tennis elbow and shrugged it off. “I barely ever play tennis,” you say, “I’m not at risk.” Wrong.

Jun 10th, 2019
Ankle Sprain Injuries: How to Recovering Like a Champ

For athletes and other activity enthusiasts, a sprained ankle is one of the most common injuries experienced. Not even two-time NBA MVP Steph Curry is immune from this especially irritating injury. The ACSM estimates that 25,000 Americans suffer from...

May 25th, 2019
Learning The Causes Of Hip Pain

The hip joint is unique in that it’s almost always being put to use and bears weight with every step you take. Since it’s constantly moving, the hip joint is the second most commonly affected large joint in the body.

May 16th, 2019
Inflammation Of the Plantar Fascia

One of the most common sources of heel pain that we encounter in physical therapy is plantar fasciitis. The word itself implies inflammation of the plantar fascia...

May 8th, 2019
Keeping Your Knees Healthy to Avoid ACL Injuries

Our bodies are designed to move and should move in a specific way, but how do you know if you are moving correctly to prevent injuries? In order to prevent injury to our knees, we need to be cognizant of our body’s movement and positioning.

May 2nd, 2019
How To Stop Sciatica Pain

Sciatica is one of the most common diagnoses that we see in physical therapy. But what exactly is sciatica and how do physical therapists treat this complex diagnosis? The simple answer is the treatment is all dictated by the source.

Apr 23rd, 2019
What is Maitland Technique?

Manual therapy in physical therapy is defined as the use of hands to cure or heal with a therapeutic intent.

Nov 3rd, 2018
What is Spinal Stenosis and How The Treatment Can Help You

Struggling with lower back pain while walking or standing? Have you experienced balance problems lately? If these symptoms are accompanied by numbness, cramping, or tingling in the legs and buttocks, you might have spinal stenosis.

Aug 7th, 2018
Benefits of The Graston Technique

There are many frequently used physical therapy techniques that relieve pain. Fram pain relieving exercises, manual therapies to heat and cold applications are among the most commonly used.

Apr 21st, 2018
12 Tips For a Healthier Spine

Contrary to what many people think, your spine is incredibly strong and resilient, capable of withstanding intense forces from exercise, sports and other physical activities.

Dec 29th, 2017
Light and Easy Exercises for Herniated Disk

If you are suffering from back or neck pain due to a slipped or herniated disc, your first inclination may be to rest as much as possible, to avoid pain and further damage. Yet exercise is one of the best treatment strategies for joint and disc pain.

Dec 28th, 2017
Athletic Taping for Shoulder Injuries

Being physically active can keep you in top shape, but sometimes regular sports and exercise can overload your joints, causing structural damage that takes time to heal.

Nov 30th, 2017
Why You Should Make Regular Stretching a Priority

Most people understand the importance of aerobic exercise and resistance training for optimal physical function. Yet many people who make time for regular exercise fail to incorporate stretching into their routine.

Nov 23rd, 2017
How PT and OT Can Help Slow Aging

Aging is something we all face, and the idea of physical and mental decline is nothing to look forward to. Yet you have a great deal of control over how well you age.

Nov 20th, 2017
How Many Physical Therapy Sessions Will I Need?

After an injury has disrupted your busy life, you will be eager to get back to your normal daily routine. However, before you dive back in, your health care provider may want you to follow through with a series of physical therapy sessions.

Sep 29th, 2017
Preparing for Your First Physical Therapy Session

Sustaining an injury can be disruptive and time-consuming, and you are no doubt eager to get back to your normal routine. But once the pain subsides and healing begins to set in, your health care provider may send you to physical or occupational therapy.

Sep 29th, 2017
Chuck Taylor’s Converse Shoes VS Olympic Weightlifting Shoes

Squatting in Chuck Taylor’s Converse shoes is a relatively new gym trend. Many prefer Converses over weight lifting shoes because of the considerably cheaper price and widespread use by powerlifters. But are you saving at the cost of your own health?

Aug 29th, 2017
Shoulder Pain & Physical Therapy Treatment

The shoulder is one of the most complex joints in the entire body due to the degree of movement it performs and the everyday demand on it. Pain in the shoulder is incredibly common and something that we frequently treat in physical therapy.

Jun 17th, 2019