How to Shovel Snow and Prevent Low Back Pain

How to Shovel Snow and Prevent Low Back Pain

I often see patients in my practice who developed low back pain or other issues during the winter from shoveling. Like any injury that results from repetition or a general lack of variability, this may be prevented with some easy…

One Simple Exercise to Manage Low Back Pain

One Simple Exercise to Manage Low Back Pain

Back Pain can take a huge toll on your every day activities, and can add a lot of stress to your daily routine. If you’ve got low back pain, pain that goes into your buttock, or pain that travels down…

5 Things I’ve Learned By Treating the Injured Runner

5 Things I’ve Learned By Treating the Injured Runner

1. Some people are just not  “born to run”. Yes, I said it, not everyone should be running. If you cannot walk painfree you simply shouldn’t be running. If you CHOOSE to run don’t expect it to be an incredibly enjoyable experience….

4 Simple Exercises to Maintain Healthy Knees

4 Simple Exercises to Maintain Healthy Knees

The knee is one of the major joints in the body, and knee health is integral for walking, going up and down stairs, and living an active lifestyle.  As you know, pain in the knee can limit all of these…

Watch these Videos to Learn Everything You Need to Know About Pain

Watch these Videos to Learn Everything You Need to Know About Pain

Here are two excellent videos from Hunter Medical & Lorimer Moseley. Pain is difficult to understand and even more difficult to live with.  If you’re suffering from persisting pain, these videos will help you understand and better manage your pain!…

Low Back Pain by the Numbers (Infographic)

Low Back Pain by the Numbers (Infographic)

Below you’ll find an excellent infographic from our friends at the APTA on low back pain!   If you’re one of the 61% of Americans with low back pain, we can help you get back on your feet!   To…

Get Back on Your Feet After an Ankle Sprain

Get Back on Your Feet After an Ankle Sprain

Ankle sprains are more commonplace than any of would like. They occur when the ligaments on the inside or outside of the ankle are overstressed and occasionally even torn. This leads to swelling, inflammation, and joint instability which makes walking,…

Guide to Alleviating Knee Pain due to Arthritis

Guide to Alleviating Knee Pain due to Arthritis

Joint stiffness and pain, associated with arthritis, commonly affects men and women over 45 years old. Those “creaky, old knees” can make getting out of bed, walking, and performing daily tasks difficult. Here are some exercises to try first thing in the…

Top 4 Exercises for Tennis Elbow

Top 4 Exercises for Tennis Elbow

Lateral Epicondylitis (also known as tennis elbow) is an overuse injury, usually attributed to repetitive motion. Commonly seen in 30-50 year olds with physical work requirements,  pain often presents on the outside of the elbow as a dull, achy throb or…

Alleviate Your Stiff Neck: Snap Back After a Bad Night of Sleep!

Alleviate Your Stiff Neck: Snap Back After a Bad Night of Sleep!

Figuratively waking up on the wrong side of the bed can literally be painful! Don’t let a bad night of sleep ruin your day. Here are a few exercises to restore neck motion and flexibility so you can be on…