Practical Guide For The Prevention And Treatment Of Elbow Sprains
February 20, 2018
Stretching and strengthening of the elbow muscles is an important way to recover from injuries and prevent them from reoccurring. Your physical therapist can help control inflammation with specific exercises to help improve your elbow range of motion and strength.
Exercise Works Just As Well As Surgery For A Meniscus Tear
February 6, 2018
When a meniscus tear occurs, you may hear a popping sound around your knee joint. Typical symptoms include acute pain when the area is touched, swelling, limited mobility and not being able to put any weight on your knee.
Practical Guide To Hamstring Injuries
January 31, 2018
Symptoms associated from a mild hamstring strain are soreness and swelling, tightness and cramping of muscles, tenderness to the touch or bruising. Often there is a sharp pain in the buttocks or back of the thigh which makes sitting, walking and straightening the leg difficulty and uncomfortable.
Practical Exercise Guide for Rotator Cuff Tears
January 23, 2018
Rotator cuff tears may also include a combination of other injuries to the biceps tendon at the shoulder, or with labral tears (the ring of cartilage at the shoulder joint). Work with a physical therapist to alleviate pain and stiffness and restore movement to the shoulder and arm.
Practical Guide to Injury Recovery: Ankle Sprain
January 16, 2018
Ankle sprains occur when the foot twists or turns beyond its normal range of movement, causing the ligaments connecting the bones of the leg, ankle, and foot to overstretch or tear. The ankle joint is one of the major weight-bearing structures in the body.
What Women Need To Know About (PFD) Pelvic-Floor Dysfunction
January 9, 2018
Identifying the underlying cause of the Pelvic-Floor Dysfunction can difficult, take charge of your condition and get the treatment you need.
Top Ten Reasons Why Physical Therapy May Benefit You
January 2, 2018
Physical therapy is often one of the best choices you can make to manage chronic pain or injury. Regular exercise will strengthen your muscles, your heart, increase mobility and you’ll feel better.
Pills Should Not Be The First Choice For Pain Relief: Look To Non-Invasive Treatments
December 26, 2017
Pills, should not be the first choice for pain relief. Before using anti-inflammatories or muscle relaxants, look to non-invasive treatments like exercise.
Women’s Health: Running Wrong Will Ruin Your Joints
December 19, 2017
Running reduces the body’s stress hormones, such as adrenaline and cortisol. It also stimulates the production of endorphins, chemicals in the brain that are the body’s natural painkillers and mood elevators.
Slippery When Wet: Prevent Falls And Fractures With Physical Therapy
December 12, 2017
A sudden fall can be startling and upsetting. If you do fall, stay as calm as possible. Take several deep breaths to try to relax. Remain still on the floor or ground for a few moments.