8 06, 2020

Common Sports Injuries: Lower Back Pain

By |June 8th, 2020|Tags: |

If you love sports, you’ll do just about anything to get back in the game. That’s why athletes of all levels and ages are often the first to flock to doctors or try home treatments online when lower back pain strikes.  Have you tried treatments such as medications, injections, massage, or home treatments and still find yourself sidelined with lower back pain? It’s not your fault – many treatments for lower back pain are simply ineffective because they treat the symptoms and not the underlying cause of your pain.  We know that getting back in the game is important to you. That’s why we will explain everything you need to know about [...]

22 05, 2020

Common Sports Injuries: Tennis & Golfer’s Elbow

By |May 22nd, 2020|Tags: , |

It’s no secret that sports requiring repetitive swinging will stress the elbow. Swinging a club or racquet in poor posture, without proper warmup, or with a sudden increase in duration or intensity are the most common reasons why athletes suffer from tennis and golfer’s elbow. Tennis and golfer’s elbow are both conditions caused by damage to the tendons. Other sports where athletes run a higher risk of incurring tennis or golfer’s elbow include baseball, football, racquetball, archery, weightlifting, fencing, and other racquet sports. If you work a profession that involves repeated elbow movements (such as painters, plumbers, cooks, construction workers, and gardeners), your risk of developing tennis or golfer’s elbow increases. So, [...]

13 05, 2020

Knock Out Your Knee Pain with Knee Physical Therapy In Fort Myers, FL

By |May 13th, 2020|

Have your knees been knocked around one too many times? Knee physical therapy can help you knock out your knee pain once and for all. As one of the largest and most complex joints in the body, knees are prone to a variety of injuries and in rarer cases, infection. Knee physical therapy can diminish the knee issues you’re experiencing, including pain, buckling, weakness, swelling, and popping. A physical therapist who specializes in knees can treat your knee condition using the safest and most effective treatments. Knee physical therapy may eliminate knee pain and injury so that patients won’t need to seek risky treatments such as surgeries, medications, or injections. Most knee [...]

13 05, 2020

Get Back in the Game with Sports Physical Therapy In Fort Myers, FL

By |May 13th, 2020|

Sidelined with a sports-related injury? Sports physical therapy will help you get back in the game. Countless scientific studies have proven that sports physical therapy is the safest and most-effective type of treatment for nearly all sports-related injuries. Whether your injury developed gradually or suddenly, is minor or severe, a sports physical therapist can get you back in the game stronger than ever. Sports physical therapists are experts in sports-related pain and injuries. They can pinpoint the underlying cause of the pain (such as overused and unconditioned muscles) to provide athletes the best treatment. Strength and conditioning exercises that target the injured area are an important part of a sports physical therapy [...]

27 04, 2020

39 Most Common Questions About Physical Therapy Answered Truthfully

By |April 27th, 2020|

Physical therapy is going mainstream these days, all because it provides quick results, and doesn’t have any side effects. In spite of the growing popularity, there is a significant amount of noise surrounding the subject. That’s why we thought of clearing the air today. In this article, we will be sharing some of the common questions about physical therapy – no clutter, only truth! Let’s get started. 1. What Insurances Do You Take? We currently accept Medicare, Tricare, Motor Vehicle, and those that have out of network benefits for commercial plans. Otherwise, everything else is self-pay. This is GREAT because we can start your treatment right away and don’t have to rely [...]

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 [...]