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Signs of a Frozen Shoulder or Adhesive Capsulitis

Signs of a Frozen Shoulder or Adhesive Capsulitis

Couldn’t make it to the live “Balance & Fall Prevention” Workshop?

Not to worry! I recorded the whole thing!

I hope you enjoy the content and learn a thing or two about how to improve your balance!

When Is MRI Imaging Appropriate During an Evaluation?

When Is MRI Imaging Appropriate During an Evaluation?

Have you ever had unusual pain or health concerns and turned to Google or YouTube for answers? You’re not alone. Most adult Americans search online for medical info on their symptoms and possible treatments like physical therapy and psychotherapy.
For nearly a half-century, the food pyramid has been an effective tool in nutrition education, helping people of all ages see past the data to achieve a balanced diet.

This article provides an in-depth explanation of pinched nerves and the common causes of this condition. You’ll also learn more about the effective treatments for nerve compression.

Physical Therapy: Is Feeling Pain After an Evaluation Normal?

Physical Therapy: Is Feeling Pain After an Evaluation Normal?

Physical therapy helps people recover from traumatic injuries and conditions, allowing them to live a healthy and more active lifestyle. However, some people experience slight pain after their therapy session, making them hesitant to attend future treatments.For nearly a half-century, the food pyramid has been an effective tool in nutrition education, helping people of all ages see past the data to achieve a balanced diet.

This article provides an in-depth explanation of pinched nerves and the common causes of this condition. You’ll also learn more about the effective treatments for nerve compression.

Is It Safe To Crack My Neck When I Have Neck Pain?

Is It Safe To Crack My Neck When I Have Neck Pain?

When we feel the beginning of that creak in our necks all we want is to crack it and go about our day. But what happens if you’re already suffering from neck pain? Is it safe to crack your neck without causing further pain or complications? Let’s take a few moments and dive deeper into why we crack our necks and what effect it can have on our necks.
For nearly a half-century, the food pyramid has been an effective tool in nutrition education, helping people of all ages see past the data to achieve a balanced diet.

This article provides an in-depth explanation of pinched nerves and the common causes of this condition. You’ll also learn more about the effective treatments for nerve compression.

Why Dr. Google or YouTube Shouldn’t Be Your Go-To for What Ails You

Why Dr. Google or YouTube Shouldn’t Be Your Go-To for What Ails You

Have you ever had unusual pain or health concerns and turned to Google or YouTube for answers? You’re not alone. Most adult Americans search online for medical info on their symptoms and possible treatments like physical therapy and psychotherapy.
For nearly a half-century, the food pyramid has been an effective tool in nutrition education, helping people of all ages see past the data to achieve a balanced diet.

This article provides an in-depth explanation of pinched nerves and the common causes of this condition. You’ll also learn more about the effective treatments for nerve compression.

Is the Food Pyramid Still Relevant? Why or Why Not?

Is the Food Pyramid Still Relevant? Why or Why Not?

Healthy eating is just as important as exercise and physical therapy to maintain your overall health and prevent injury. Good nutrition means knowing what to avoid as well as knowing what to eat.

For nearly a half-century, the food pyramid has been an effective tool in nutrition education, helping people of all ages see past the data to achieve a balanced diet.

This article provides an in-depth explanation of pinched nerves and the common causes of this condition. You’ll also learn more about the effective treatments for nerve compression.

Knee Pain Treatment at Home

Knee Pain Treatment at Home

In this video, I’m going to explain how to treat knee pain at home, with a focus on the most common cause of knee pain, which is patello-femoral joint pain (PFJ pain).

Successful treatment of knee pain can be broken down into 3 phases.

In phase 1, you want to focus on reducing your knee pain. This can include several treatment options, including the following:

– Massage techniques to the knee and IT Band
– Patellar mobilizations towards midline (patella = kneecap)
– Taping techniques

In phase 2, you can start to shift your focus to strengthening your knee/quadriceps and hip/core muscles.

Gardening – Managing Neck/Back/Shoulder Pain

Gardening – Managing Neck/Back/Shoulder Pain

Gardening is a rewarding hobby and a passion, but it has its costs. Don’t let pain prevent you from continuing to enjoy your hobbies.

Physical therapy, a consistent exercise routine, and a plan for moderate gardening can help you to garden safely and avoid long-term complications like arthritis.

This article provides an in-depth explanation of pinched nerves and the common causes of this condition. You’ll also learn more about the effective treatments for nerve compression.

The Most Common Cause of KNEE PAIN

The Most Common Cause of KNEE PAIN

Patello-femoral joint pain is the most common cause of pain that we help our clients with in the physical therapy clinic.

In this video, I’ll explain what PFJ pain is, and I’ll explain the variety of factors that can contribute to this type of knee pain.

This includes the following factors:

– Quad muscle weakness
– Hip & core muscle weakness
– IT Band pain and tightness
– Foot/ankle pronation (flat feet)
– Underlying arthritis

Understanding the cause of your knee pain is the first step in eliminating your pain and returning to your full activity!

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