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.
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.”
Most of the education you have ever received about pain has fallen into two categories. Category one is the “Anatomy Lecture” and category two is the “Mechanic Analogy.” What gets overlooked is category three, ‘The Almighty Software.”
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.
Over the last few months I have been working with wounded warriors on their golf swing through a program called Links to Freedom. Words can’t express how cool of an opportunity this was. I look forward to getting back out there in the Spring of 2018. Many of the participants complained of back pain when […]
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 […]
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.
Bracing during trunk exercises and daily routines is heavily preached. Unfortunately, it tends to be misused and is not shown to be helpful in reducing pain.
Looking at Trigger Points, and how they are MORE than just a source of pain. A missing link to CORE exercises and last but not least, GOLF TUESDAY- shoulder mobility issues.
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, […]