You may have heard of the Achilles heel, but have you heard of Achilles Tendinopathy? Achilles Tendinopathy, also known as Achilles Tendonitis or Achilles tendon pain, is a condition that causes inflammation and pain of the Achilles tendon.
Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization, or IASTM, is a manual treatment technique that allows trained manual therapists (including but not limited to physical therapist) to treat soft tissue injuries, tightness and range of motion limitations due to soft tissue restrictions. While this technique has been around for quite some time, it is gaining popularity in rehabilitation settings.
Impingement Syndrome is a common cause of shoulder pain, commonly caused by repetitive use of the shoulder. For this reason it is frequently seen in swimmers and baseball players, but can affect just about anyone.
You may have heard of it before, but what exactly is Plantar Fasciitis? Plantar Fasciitis is a condition that causes foot and heel pain when walking and is often worse in the morning. Plantar fasciitis is caused by inflammation of the plantar fascia, which is a thick band connecting your heel to your toes.
Is lower back pain or pain that radiates into your hip, buttocks or leg affecting you? It could be Sciatica. Get the details on what Sciatica is exactly, what to look out for and how you can get some relief!
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.