Finding the root cause of your pain however will require you to put on your detective cap. Here are NINE considerations to help you start moving in the right direction.
This video demonstrates a good way to see if your limited squat is due to a flexibility issue or a “programming” issue.
Capacity and skill are crucial components when rehabbing any injury. Capacity entails flexibility, endurance and strength. Ensuring proper capacity with any activity and proper skill can make all the difference. We discuss more in a recent blog called “One common myth that will keep you in pain.”
With the holidays quickly approaching we wanted to provide you with a list of products that we think are helpful for resolving pain and avoiding injury.
Assuming this wasn’t a traumatic injury that warrants immediate medical attention I usually advise… PHYSICAL THERAPY. Yes, yes, I am physical therapist. Hear me out. Here is why… 1. Ortho physicians usually wants to see that you tried a course of PT before considering medications, injections or surgery. 2. Insurance companies usually won’t allow MRI […]
Looking for the “secret” to longer golf shots and consistency. This one requires some work, but anyone can do it. Who said squatting was only for going to the bathroom?
Have no FEAR. Joint noises do not mean that arthritis has set in. It is a normal findings in the pain free, painful, young and the old.
How many times have you been told to stop running because it “damages” joints or causes arthritis? Pull up a chair, Annie is about to debunk some old myths.
Enough is enough. You have had a nagging injury for as long as you can remember. But why? Most of the stories I hear sound something like this: “My orthopedic doctor said my rotator cuff has a tear.” “The knee is arthritic, not much they can do about it.” “I have fibromyalgia, […]
To date, approximately 2 million hip replacements and 4 million knee replacements have been performed! With reductions in health care reimbursement, physical therapists have found that they are either receiving less reimbursement for the same number of visits or fewer visits allotted per patient. As these patients move along the healthcare ladder, it is a cool […]