There are ways that you can gain control over your own physical therapy experience and ensure that you return to the activities you care most about—especially if physical therapy is part of your plan.
Running motivation can come in different forms when the finish line isn’t in sight–new running shoes, a new training plan, or even joining a running club. But at its purest, motivation is the human desire to do something; unlocking that desire may be even more difficult than the task itself.
Everybody wants 6-pack abs, but your “core” is made up of more than just your abdominal muscles. Check out these videos for effective exercises that can also be used as part of a comprehensive strength and conditioning program.
Spine surgery and operations for lower back pain and sciatica are on the rise, but are they really necessary? Read our new blog to find out if surgery can be avoided and what other treatments can be more effective.
January is the month for New Year’s resolutions, quick weight loss tips, extreme diets and major goals. According to the US News & World Report, 80% of New Year’s resolutions fail by February. So what’s the problem? If we enter the new year gung-ho about achieving these goals why do they tend to fail?
If decorating the house with lights and climbing up to the top of the tree sound familiar, you might want to read this blog on the most common holiday injuries and how to avoid them.
If you’ve ever experienced vertigo, you understand how disconcerting and uncomfortable it can be. Vertigo is a symptom that causes you to feel as though everything around you is moving or spinning and is associated with dizziness and spinning. For some people, vertigo makes it hard to complete everyday tasks.
Meniscus tears are common and seen regularly in physical therapy practices around the country. These injuries are seen with direct contact to the knee or with non-contact, cutting movements.
We’ve listed out some of the most commonly prescribed exercises and stretches we use with our patients to help recover from hamstring injuries, and videos on how to do them.