Sometimes we wake up in the morning feeling stiff and achy. We wonder, “Did I sleep on my neck wrong? Do I need to replace my mattress?”
It’s only normal that from time to time we feel a little off upon getting our day started! However, if you find that you’re consistently waking up in pain, it could be time for a trip to a physical therapist.
Aching, stiff joints may be a minor problem, but your doctor may diagnose you with a condition that necessitates referral to a physical therapist for additional treatment.Read full blog
As the holiday season approaches, the last thing you want to be dealing with is lower back pain. It has a way of creeping into every aspect of your life, from decorating your home for fall to enjoying a meal with friends and family.
But fear not, because I’m here to guide you through an easy yet highly effective lower back pain self-care routine that will help you enjoy the holidays to the fullest.Read full blog
You’re walking across the park on a bright summer day when your foot accidentally steps in a hole. Before you know it, you’re in agony, crumpled in a heap, hoping no one notices your fall.
Been there before? We get it — it’s embarrassing, but it’s painful!
So, what exactly do you do? How do you tell if an injury will heal on its own and when you should seek treatment from a physical therapist?Read full blog
In the world of lacrosse, the thrill of competition, the camaraderie of the team, and the joy of pushing your limits are what make it an incredible sport. But, like any sport, lacrosse isn’t without its risks.
It’s a harsh reality that injuries can strike when you least expect them, and the impact can be devastating.
Whether you’re a teen aspiring to excel at your sport, aiming for a spot on a competitive team, or an active, aging adult cherishing outdoor activities, injuries can be life-altering.Read full blog
Arthritis is a pretty common term used to describe over 100 different types of joint pain and disease. Many people believe that arthritis only affects elderly people, but this is far from the truth. According to a study published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine, about 30 percent of male athletes who regularly play contact sports such as football, basketball, or soccer will develop arthritis in their knees and hips at some point.
Many people attempt to ease their pain with over the counter medications, but unfortunately, these can cause some nasty, long-lasting side effects.Read full blog
Did you know that headaches rank third among the most prevalent types of pain? That is correct. Headaches are very frequent and can be extremely debilitating, affecting a person’s quality of life. Dealing with headaches on a daily basis can be incredibly difficult and it can leave a person fatigued.
Fortunately, through physical therapy, long term relief is possible. A trained physical therapist can help you achieve immediate pain relief from stress-related headaches as well as any other pain conditions or ailments that may be contributing to your discomfort.Read full blog
Many people experience lower back discomfort and are unsure how to get long-term relief. Dealing with this type of discomfort can take time away from relaxing, working, spending time with family, and generally enjoying life. It can also make a person irritated, anxious, and lead to a range of other health problems!
According to the World Health Organization, 149 million days of work are lost in the United States owing to low back discomfort.Read full blog
Do you find yourself experiencing constant thumb joint pain that interferes with your daily activities, like playing with your children or grandchildren or even writing?
If so, you are not alone.
Thumb joint pain is a common condition that can make even the simplest of tasks almost impossible, from trying on a keyboard to operating your phone. The thought of relying on painkillers, injections, or potentially even surgery can be grim and overwhelming.Read full blog
Have you been experiencing pain in your lower back, knees, hands, hips, or joints on a regular basis? Arthritis could be to blame.
Arthritis is a condition that causes pain, stiffness, edema, and inflammation in the joints. If you are struggling with joint pain or arthritis, you might tend to lean on over-the-counter medications for relief, but this is only temporary. What you need is safe, natural, long-lasting pain relief.Read full blog
Did you know approximately 8 out of 10 people experience back problems at least once or more in their lives?
If you’ve been experiencing upper back pain that just won’t go away, it’s important to know you’re not alone.
Upper back pain can be a debilitating issue that negatively impacts your daily life, missing out on your favorite sports or being unable to perform your best at work or home.Read full blog