Types of Injuries

1809, 2018

The Four Best Physical Therapy Exercises for Lower Back Pain

By |September 18th, 2018|Physical Therapy, Types of Injuries|0 Comments

Odds are, you will suffer from lower back pain at some point in your life. Whether you simply slept wrong or you had major back surgery, there are several common remedies to ease lower back pain. In the past, rest was the prescription across the board, but as modern medicine has evolved, we’ve come to […]

2506, 2018

Top 4 Running Injuries and How Physical Therapists Treat Them

By |June 25th, 2018|Physical Therapy, Types of Injuries|0 Comments

Being an avid runner often comes with a host of nagging pains and injuries. Ideally, runners would love to live a pain free life, but unfortunately running can be very hard on the human body, and no amount of stretching or warm-ups can prevent pains or running injuries 100% of the time. Proper physical therapy […]

102, 2018

3 Basic Techniques Physical Therapists Use to Treat Chronic Neck Pain

By |February 1st, 2018|Physical Therapy, Types of Injuries|0 Comments

Chances are you have suffered from neck pain at some point in your life. If you’re one of the unlucky, you’re one of the 30%-50% of the population that suffers from chronic neck pain.
Did You Know? A staggering 50%-85% of those suffering from chronic neck pain never experience complete resolution of their pain. The American Academy […]

2401, 2017

5 Techniques Physical Therapists Use to Treat Chronic Back Pain

By |January 24th, 2017|Physical Therapy, Types of Injuries|0 Comments

Chronic pain affects over 100 million people in America each year. We define chronic pain as pain that lasts for months, and even years in some cases. Many chronic pains can be traced to previous injury areas, certain medical conditions, and in some cases no root problem can be traced at all. Physical therapists play […]

1602, 2016

Pregnancy Pains: Causes, Solutions, and Comprehensive Relief

By |February 16th, 2016|Physical Therapy, Types of Injuries|0 Comments

Pregnancy is an immensely joyous experience for many women. However, it can also sometimes come with health concerns – and without the right help, it can be a time of remarkable discomfort. For example, pregnancy can lead to issues affecting posture, flexibility, and muscle strength.

 

Luckily, by understanding what’s causing your pain and the available treatment […]

1410, 2015

Shin Injuries in Runners

By |October 14th, 2015|Types of Injuries|0 Comments

Shin injuries in runners are both common and frustrating. What is often called “shin splints” is actually a broad term (like runner’s knee) to describe several potential diagnoses. In mild cases, the pain is rather broad and may not limit activity, while in severe cases the shin pain may become pin-pointed and increase with not […]

809, 2015

What is Dry Needling Treatment?

By |September 8th, 2015|Types of Injuries|0 Comments

By Mandi Fetters

Dry needling caught my attention at a physical therapy conference four years ago. I was in a packed banquet room, squeezed in between my colleagues, eyes wide, as the speaker explained a then mysterious treatment: dry needling. Dry needling is a treatment in which a very thin needle (so thin it waves in […]

2608, 2015

Understanding Shoulder Impingement

By |August 26th, 2015|Types of Injuries|0 Comments

What is Shoulder Impingement?
Shoulder impingement is caused by an abnormal mechanical relationship between the rotator cuff and surrounding anatomy of the shoulder. There are two main types of shoulder impingement: intrinsic & extrinsic. Intrinsic type shoulder impingement is caused by rotator cuff degeneration and/or arthritis, while extrinsic type shoulder impingement is due to the specific […]

508, 2015

Upper Back Pain in the Office Worker

By |August 5th, 2015|Types of Injuries|0 Comments

DEM BONES

Most people are at least familiar with the child song “Dem Bones.” Remember, the foot bone’s connected to the leg bone, the leg bone’s connected to the knee bone…and so on.
Turns out this isn’t just a silly song. Rather, it is a nice reminder that our body is connected from top to bottom. As […]

2105, 2015

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

By |May 21st, 2015|Types of Injuries|0 Comments

Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by compression of the median nerve in the carpal tunnel of the wrist. The carpal tunnel is a small passageway formed by the wrist bones and ligaments. The tunnel protects the finger flexor tendons and the median nerve that pass through it.

Risk factors:
• Injury: Wrist fractures or dislocations may decrease […]