Physical Therapy Treatments & Methods Category

19 11, 2021

Patient Case Study: How Susan Is Back To Playing Pickleball Competitively Again…

By |November 19th, 2021|

Gray Method™ Patient Case Study | 2021 | Back IN Motion Sport & Spine Physical Therapy LLC South Florida, and specifically Southwest Florida, is an area known for its active residents. Whether it is walking, weight lifting, tennis, golf, pickleball, or anything in between, the presence of a higher functioning population is felt. Sometimes, the “catch 22” of increased activity level is that aches and pains arise for one reason or another, which can sideline you from staying involved in activities that you love. What we provide at Back in Motion is finding the best option on how to fix the cause of said aches and pains, or modify any movement [...]

10 11, 2021

Can You Be Pain-Free Even if PT Has Failed You Before?

By |November 10th, 2021|

The short answer is yes, yes you can become pain-free, no matter your experiences in past treatments. That is what we are going to discuss today with you all.And here’s a hint for what’s to come, it’s not all your fault & there is definitely HOPE! Hi, I’m Dr. James Porco, Clinical Director and Physical Therapist here at Back In Motion in Fort Myers, Florida. We specialize in helping people get back to doing what they love to do, pain-free, without the need for surgery, painkillers, and other costly medical treatments or procedures. I wanted to discuss why and how YOU can become pain-free again, even if PT and other treatments have [...]

7 10, 2021

Patient 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

Lower Back Physical Therapy in Fort Myers, FL – Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment

By |June 9th, 2021|

Get Rid of That Pesky Lower Back Pain for Good with Lower Back Pain Physical Therapy in Fort Myers, FL... 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). Are you ready to wave goodbye to [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]