Physical Therapy Category

5 05, 2021

The Biggest Mistake Patients Make Post Physical Therapy

By |May 5th, 2021|

The biggest mistake patients make post physical therapy rehab is not practicing the healthy habits we lay out below in this article. There can be nothing better than getting back on track after an injury with a good round of physical therapy rehab. You finally feel strong enough to take on physical tasks all by yourself without the help of your physical therapist! Congratulations! That's truly some great news. Unfortunately, even though you might be feeling at the top of the world right now with your renewed physical capabilities, you need to practice and inculcate certain habits to ensure that you have a successful outcome from rehab. What are these habits? Let's explore [...]

9 04, 2021

7 Reasons Why You Need Personal Training After Rehab

By |April 9th, 2021|

Even Though Your Rehab May Be Coming to an End, It Doesn’t Mean You Should Stop Exercising... Discover WHY You Should Continue With Our Safe & Effective Personal Training Program at Back In Motion You might be eager for things to get back to normal after your rehabilitation. However, the recovery process takes longer as we age. In addition to this, most people in their fifties or over have other concerns such as weight gain, menopause, mental health, slow metabolism, and other health issues. Keeping up with your family, career, and social life can become a daily struggle. Now that your therapy has ended or is about to, the real work begins. [...]

1 04, 2021

5 Questions To Ask Your Physical Therapist Prior To Treatment

By |April 1st, 2021|

For people who have never been to physical therapy or have tried physical therapy in the past only to be let down, the first visit is a crucial stepping point to finding the right physical therapy and treatment for you. The truth is, not all physical therapy or doctors of physical therapy are treated the same. There are different methods, treatments, specialists, pessimists, and optimists, those who are wanting to break down the traditional drug-enforced medical model and others who are content. There are better doctors, lawyers, and surgeons than others in their field. Physical Therapists are the same! The initial visit or consultation is perhaps the most important. It's time for [...]

25 02, 2021

How Physical Therapy Can Save You Time & Money

By |February 25th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , |

  If you're suffering from pain, stiffness, or an injury, such as lower back pain, neck pain, or sciatica, then continue reading this article. I'm going to describe to you why seeing a doctor of physical therapy is your best choice because it's going to allow you to heal naturally and non-invasively. It's going to allow you to get to the root cause of your pain, stiffness, or injury, and it's going to help make you feel normal again and not be reliant on resting, pain killers, or surgeries. Heal Faster One of the best ways to heal your body is with motion, right. We have a saying here at Back [...]

11 02, 2021

Back In Motion With Dr. Scott Gray (Good Neighbor Podcast)

By |February 11th, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

Charlie McDermott: Welcome to Episode Number 334 of the Good Neighbor Podcast. And today, it's Back in Motion. We have Dr. Scott Gray. Scott, how you doing? Dr. Scott Gray: I'm good. Thanks for having us on. Charlie McDermott: Yeah, yeah, thrilled to have you because there's nothing better than getting folks, one, out of pain, two, back to the life of quality versus just existing. And, and certainly, not only do you have a knack for that, but you have your, your own method, and I want to get into that. But let's start with, Scott, tell us a little bit about your company, Back in Motion. Dr. [...]

27 01, 2021

2020 Wrap-Up: Our Most Popular Articles For 2020

By |January 27th, 2021|

For this wrap-up, we have selected our most informative and popular blog posts of 2020. Hopefully, you find some value and tactics to help you live a pain-free life. Click the article titles to read each article. Don't forget to let us know what your favorite article was of 2020 in the comment section below! We would love to hear from you. Three Conditions That Mimic Sciatica Sciatica is a very common condition that causes pain, numbness, and/or tingling extending from the lower back to the backside of the leg, usually stopping at the calf. But sciatica isn’t the only condition that causes these symptoms.   Why You [...]

22 01, 2021

Motion Is Lotion – Why Moving Your Body Is So Important

By |January 22nd, 2021|Tags: , , |

Hi, everyone, Dr. James Porco here at Back in Motion in Fort Myers. I want to take some time to share with you all one of our favorite quotes here at Back in Motion, which is MOTION IS LOTION. Or another term would be, movement is medicine. This article will explain all the benefits that simply moving your body can do and why it's crucial to your life. Musculoskeletal Benefits The reason we use these terms is that it is the most natural way for the body to heal itself. When we talk about movement is medicine or motion is lotion, a lot of people think, "Oh, exercise, [...]

26 10, 2020

Do You Have Fake Sciatica?

By |October 26th, 2020|Tags: , |

So many of our current clients and patients come to us for complaints of sciatica, and the truth is, the majority of clients really don't have sciatica. They may have back pain, pain in the buttock, hip, and sometimes those symptoms can mimic true sciatica. So let's just backtrack for a second, sciatic really is an irritation of the sciatic nerve and it comes from the spine at L4-5, and S1, S2, & S3. It comes down into the leg and into the buttock here, and you can get symptoms down into the hamstring. It starts in the buttocks, and you can even get some of the [...]

20 10, 2020

2 Most Common Causes of Sciatica

By |October 20th, 2020|Tags: , , |

Hi, I'm dr. Scott Gray owner & founder of Back In Motion Sport and Spine Physical Therapy here in Fort Myers, Florida. If you have sciatica, you know how debilitating it can be? It can prevent you from getting a good night's rest at night. It can slow you down and give you this unrelenting pain in the buttocks, the lower back, but most importantly, down the leg is typically where you'll feel it if you have true sciatica. I want to describe two of the most common reasons for sciatica and believe it or not, they're actually related to entrapment sites. Entrapment sites in the medical world [...]