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Physical Therapy For Headaches

Physical Therapy For Headaches

Physical Therapy a Highly Productive Option for Headache Disorder Sufferers Headache disorders are considered to be the most common type of nervous system disorder. These disorders are characterized by experiences with recurrent headaches that result in personal,...

Tennis Elbow. Is it Causing Problems?

Tennis Elbow. Is it Causing Problems?

Tennis elbow is a common overuse condition that results from the tendons in the elbow being overloaded as a result of repetitive motions involving the hand, arm and/or the wrist. Tennis elbow, which is professionally referred to as “lateral epicondylitis”, is a...

How to Keep Your Knees Healthy as You Get Older

How to Keep Your Knees Healthy as You Get Older

Knee pain, inflammation, and associated problems are common among aging populations. In most instances, problems with the knee are a direct result of osteoarthritis, which is the wearing away of the cartilage surrounding the knee. This is the bad news. The good news...

Ouch! Now I have a Bigger Pain in My Neck!

Over the last week I have been dismayed to see two well regarded television shows give well meaning, albeit misguided, information regarding the treatment of neck pain. The first was in regard to a young teenaged girl with general neck pain on a well known “The...

Hip Pain

My hip has bothered me for a number of years but the last two years it had really started to impact me and my life. I stopped running to see if that would decrease the pain. It did for a while and then I started to have pain after walking for long distances. In the...

Shoulder Impingement Syndrome: Swimmers Shoulder

Shoulder Impingement Syndrome: Swimmers Shoulder

Shoulder Impingement Syndrome, also called Swimmer's Shoulder, is a disorder of the rotator cuff. Rotator cuff disorder are among the most common causes of pain and disability in the shoulder. Shoulder impingement syndrome was first introduced in a medical paper...

CBD Research: What’s Real and What’s Hype

CBD Research: What’s Real and What’s Hype

What started as a highly demonized substance is now widely popular. Cannabis and its extracts are now promoted for physiological and psychological wellness. While CBD research and studies are still underway, many manufacturers, retailers, and even the medical field...

Simple Health Tips While Staying at Home

Simple Health Tips While Staying at Home

We all know that staying home during the current global pandemic is the safest thing we can do right now. But it may not FEEL like the healthiest, especially as time marches on. By March 26th, our country led the world in confirmed COVID-19 cases. Shortly thereafter,...

Trigger Point Dry Needling

Trigger Point Dry Needling

Trigger point dry needling is a technique utilized by physical therapists to treat muscular tension and spasms. These muscular complications often stem from certain conditions. These include myofascial pain, arthritis, muscle strain, irritation of the nerves, strains...

Debunking the Myths of Older Adult Falls

Debunking the Myths of Older Adult Falls

Many people think falls are a normal part of aging. The truth is, they’re not. Most falls can be prevented—and you have the power to reduce your risk. Exercising, managing your medications, having your vision checked, and making your living environment safer are all...

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Simple Health Tips While Staying at Home

Simple Health Tips While Staying at Home

We all know that staying home during the current global pandemic is the safest thing we can do right now. But it may not FEEL like the healthiest, especially as time marches on. By March 26th, our country led the world in confirmed COVID-19 cases. Shortly thereafter,...

Coronavirus and 7 At Home Exercises to Stay Fit During LockDown

Coronavirus and 7 At Home Exercises to Stay Fit During LockDown

In order to stay safe, we all must do our part and stay home. But that doesn't mean you shouldn't be active. Here is some vital information about the virus, plus 7 at-home exercises that you can do every day to stay physically fit and healthy while under the...

Any Exercise is Better Than No Exercise

Any Exercise is Better Than No Exercise

We all know that regular exercise is good for you. We have heard this time and time again. If you are like most, though, you likely lack the time to integrate a heavy workout regimen into your daily routine. The good news is, while it is highly beneficial to exercise...

Best Types of Yoga to Relieve Chronic Pain

Best Types of Yoga to Relieve Chronic Pain

20 million people in the U.S. experience severe chronic pain. The issue is so harsh that it interferes with their day-to-day lives. Add another 30 million people suffering from less severe symptoms, and you have whopping 50 million people throughout the country that...

CrossFit vs. Gym Workouts – Is CrossFit Worth It?

CrossFit vs. Gym Workouts – Is CrossFit Worth It?

If it's time to shape up, lose weight, or enhance your strength, you might be considering CrossFit. If you are wondering how CrossFit compares to traditional gym workouts and whether or not it is worth the effort, let's find out. The truth is, both of these types of...

Stem Cell Transplants: Procedure, Success Rate, and Recovery

Stem Cell Transplants: Procedure, Success Rate, and Recovery

In recent years, the number of clinical trials associated with regenerative medicine and stem cell transplants have increased at a dramatic level. Doctors, therapists, and scientists all believe that stem cell technologies possess the capability of becoming the...

Regenerative Medicine: The New Science of Healing

Regenerative Medicine: The New Science of Healing

The goal of regenerative medicine is to replace tissue or organs that have been permanently damaged by disease or injury. Scientists are making headway in this field of growing new tissue. This will eventually reduce the need to rely on transplants and...

CBD Benefits and Uses

CBD Benefits and Uses

Cannabidiol (CBD) is quickly becoming one of the most popular remedies for a large assortment of physical ailments and psychological-based complications. CBD benefits are numerous according to new studies. From anxiety to seizures to cancer, CBD oil is making...

CBD Research: What’s Real and What’s Hype

CBD Research: What’s Real and What’s Hype

What started as a highly demonized substance is now widely popular. Cannabis and its extracts are now promoted for physiological and psychological wellness. While CBD research and studies are still underway, many manufacturers, retailers, and even the medical field...

CBD Dosage and Side Effects

CBD Dosage and Side Effects

Determining the proper CBD dosage for your needs may prove to be a challenging endeavor. According to research, CBD products offer a large assortment of therapeutic benefits. Numerous clinical trials are currently underway that are showing that CBD is beneficial for...

CBD: Is It Legal and Does It Get You High?

CBD: Is It Legal and Does It Get You High?

It's likely that you have seen “CBD” advertised online, in the health store, or splashed across the windows of local vape shops. It's popping up everywhere. Its use is encouraged at the spa, information at the coffee shop up on the corner, at an online retailer, or...

What is CBD? – The Difference Between CBD and THC

What is CBD? – The Difference Between CBD and THC

In recent years, marijuana and other types of cannabis-based products have gained a new level of legality. Now, more and more consumers are searching for insight into the options they have and how to use these products. What is CBD exactly? The two main products...

CBD Oil and Your Physical Therapy

CBD Oil and Your Physical Therapy

In recent years, cannabidiol (CBD) oil has exploded in popularity within the United States. Cannabidiol is derived from hemp. This particular plant is considered to be a close relation to the marijuana plant; however, it does not result in the same sense of euphoria...

The Cost of Physical Therapy: How it Can Actually SAVE Money

The Cost of Physical Therapy: How it Can Actually SAVE Money

The cost of physical therapy can seriously challenge that of traditional health care. Today, patients – just like yourself – are faced with skyrocketing deductibles and costly doctors visits. There's no way out of it. Health care is expensive. The good news? Physical...