Physical Therapy Treatments & Methods Category

7 10, 2021

Client Case Study: How Tom Put An End To His Lower Back Pain

By |October 7th, 2021|

  If you live in Southwest Florida, you know how popular the sport of golf is to the area. From the youth athlete, to a group of businessmen closing a deal, to the retired couple picking up a new hobby together, golf is a game for everyone at every level. It can help relieve stress (or cause it after a bad round), keep you active, and it’s a great way to socialize with your friends. However, golf can be and often is a source of injury and pain. Many golfers have to take time off from playing or play less frequently than they would like to, due to pain. Some who [...]

30 06, 2021

Hip Bursitis: Causes, Symptoms, & Treatments | Back In Motion

By |June 30th, 2021|

If You Have Pain on the Outside of Your Hip When Walking or When Laying on Your Side, Chances Are You Have Hip Bursitis… In a recent hip pain forum, patients described their hip pain ordeals. Do any of these hip pain comments sound familiar to you? “I have hip bursitis and constant pain in my left hip and groin area. I can hardly sleep, walk, or bend. It only takes a few minutes of any activity for the pain to get worse.” - Male patient, age 45 “My hip pain from bursitis is constant throbbing. It feels like my muscle is going to break my hip and thigh bone when I [...]

9 06, 2021

Everything You Need to Know About Lower Back Physical Therapy – Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment

By |June 9th, 2021|

Rid that pesky low back pain for good with a lower back pain physical therapy treatment that targets the source of the pain -- not just the symptoms Are you considering physical therapy to feel relief from your lower back pain? Physical therapy is often the best method of treatment for low back pain because it can pinpoint the cause of the pain to diminish the pain for good. Those who seek physical therapy as a treatment for low back pain are less likely to have reoccurring back pain or develop chronic pain than those who try other forms of treatment, according to a report from UC Berkeley School of Public Health (2019). [...]

9 06, 2021

A Definitive Guide to Foot & Ankle Physical Therapy in Fort Myers, FL

By |June 9th, 2021|

Foot and ankle pain are some of the most common ailments our patients suffer from and seek treatment for at our clinic. The truth is most of these conditions and their associated pain are fully treatable without surgery, resting, or dangerous drugs. If you’ve recently experienced or struggled with ongoing foot or ankle pain, then continue to read below as we reveal/explain exactly how we treat 6 of the most common foot conditions by a Doctor of Physical Therapy. Foot Condition #1: Bunions What are bunions? Most people think that a bunion (called hallux valgus) is just a bump at the side of your foot, near the big toe. It’s actually a deformity [...]

20 05, 2021

A New Treatment for Arthritis – Blood Flow Restriction Training

By |May 20th, 2021|

If you have arthritis, you know how debilitating it can be. You dread those first agonizing steps and stiffness when you get out of bed each morning. Arthritis prevents many of us from enjoying simple pleasures like taking walks, gardening, bicycling, and playing with grandkids. What if you can eliminate the pain and stiffness of arthritis without dangerous drugs or surgery? A recent discovery and new treatment allow just that. It’s a relatively new therapy called Blood Flow Restriction or BFR. Another term for this technique is Personalized Blood Flow Restriction or PBFR. BFR therapy can help reduce pain and increase range of motion by strengthening the muscles around the joint and [...]