Have you been suffering from back pain? Feeling strain in your lower back? Struggling with daily tasks and uncomfortable sleep? It’s hard not to panic and turn to Dr Google for a diagnosis when suffering from lower back pain. However, we wouldn’t recommend basing a diagnosis through the web. Depending on the internet will leaveContinue Reading »
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Chronic pain is perhaps one of the most frustrating conditions for a health care provider to treat as well as for patients to deal with. The model used to train many of us was to identify a disease or injury by looking for a mechanical or chemical cause for the pain and then address theContinue Reading »
“I’ve Been Told I Have Bone on Bone Osteoarthritis. How Can Physical Therapy Help?”Traditional thought has lead us in the direction that the changes often seen on X-rays and MRIs have a direct relationship with pain. Arguably the most common of these changes is osteoarthritis, or more informally known as the dreaded “Bone on Bone”Continue Reading »
Prevent Back Pain From Shoveling Snow Shoveling Snow: How to Optimize your Form, Choose the right Shovel, and Prevent Pain and Injury of the Lower Back and Neck: Shoveling has been well known as a precursor to lower back and/or neck pain. We see too many lower back and neck injuries after a bigContinue Reading »
Working at a computer work station all day can take a toll on the body. Repetitive activities and lack of mobility can contribute to aches, pains, and eventual injuries. Sitting at a desk while using the keyboard for hours on a day to day basis can result in poor circulation to joints and muscles, it canContinue Reading »