5 04, 2020

Everything You Need to Know About Lower Back Physical Therapy

By |April 5th, 2020|

Rid that pesky low back pain for good with a 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). Are you ready to wave [...]

23 10, 2019

Everything You Need to Know About Pelvic Pain

By |October 23rd, 2019|

I’m heartbroken whenever I have a patient come in and tell me they can’t have intercourse, or ride their bike, or even take a bath because the pain in their pelvis is so bad. I’m even more heartbroken to find out how many medications, treatments, or surgeries they have had that didn’t work. Pelvic pain is often very embarrassing and isolating, because it’s not something we like to talk about. It’s very easy to feel like nobody else has suffered through this and it’s easy to feel like nothing will ever help. I’m here to tell you two things. 1. You are not alone in having pelvic pain. 2. You have done nothing [...]

23 10, 2019

We Answer the Big Questions About Diastasis Recti!

By |October 23rd, 2019|

A lot of women notice core weakness or even a small “bulge” in their abdomen after giving birth. It can be a scary and confusing feeling to see how much our bodies change after giving birth! Many women develop a diastasis recti during pregnancy, and by the end of this blog post, you’ll learn what exactly that is and how to treat it. It is estimated that two-thirds of women experience this after delivery, and many women don’t even know it exists or have been taught about it! During pregnancy, many hormones are released in our body which allows our ligaments to stretch and lengthen. This is done to allow our pelvis to [...]

23 10, 2019

Everything you need to know about back pain during and after pregnancy!

By |October 23rd, 2019|

Having back pain during and after pregnancy is something that many women have come to believe is a normal part of pregnancy. And while it is very common and many women experience it, back pain during pregnancy or postpartum can be prevented or treated. No matter where you are at in your stage of pregnancy, by the end of this article you will know more about how to alleviate your back pain! The weeks and months leading up to, and following the birth of a baby should be celebrated, not spent worrying about or trying to avoid pain. During pregnancy, there are a lot of changes that our body goes through to both [...]

9 10, 2019

Gluteal Tendinopathy

By |October 9th, 2019|

Gluteal Tendinopathy- What You Need to Know Generally, Gluteal Tendinopathy is the primary local source of lateral hip pain, or greater trochanteric pain syndrome, previously referred to as trochanteric bursitis. A person may experience pain over the greater trochanter that may extend down the lateral thigh. This condition is prevalent, particularly among postmenopausal women, and has a considerable negative influence on quality of life. People with this condition will have difficulty with lying on their side at night, standing, walking, climbing up or down stairs, and sitting. Is this something usual? It is relatively common affecting 10-25% of the population. It is 3 times more prevalent in women than men and is [...]

5 08, 2019

A Definitive Guide to Sports Physical Therapy

By |August 5th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Overview of Sports Physical Therapy: When it comes to getting sports-related injury treatment,  sports physical therapy has been shown to be one of the best treatments. It helps patients with a sports-related injury restore return to their sport or activity safely. The process of regaining strength & function can be short or long depending on your sports injury, but fortunately, with sports physical therapy athletes can be restored to their full health. Sports Injury Conditions Physical Therapists Treat: Ankle Sprains Ankle sprains are painful and can limit the motion. In addition, it can prevent a person from enjoying normal activities, let alone sports activities. Sport physical therapy can help improve ankle range [...]