Do You Have Sciatica?

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 [...]

2 Most Common Causes of Sciatica

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, [...]

Why Most Spinal Surgery’s Fail

If you're considering spinal surgery, you must watch this video and/or read this blog post before you do anything. Considering spinal surgery is a big decision to make. You're in pain, you're tired of the pain, you can't sleep at night, you can't do your daily functioning activities. But the truth of the matter is there is no guarantee that a spinal surgery will work for you. In fact, they call it failed spinal surgery syndrome in the medical model, where about roughly 50% of the people who have spinal surgery will fail. I'm not [...]

By |October 8th, 2020|Lower Back Pain & Sciatica Injuries, Physical Therapy, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why Most Spinal Surgery’s Fail

6 Surprising Benefits of Physical Therapy

Haven’t you heard? Physical therapy does WAY more than just help people recover from injuries. If you’re considering physical therapy, you’re already one step closer to a safe, effective, and all-natural way to stay in motion, pain-free, for life. Let’s take it a step even further: we’ve chosen 6 benefits of physical therapy that bring the “wow” factor. You’ll be amazed at the variety of benefits that just a few weeks of therapy can give you! #1: Boosts Your Immune System We’re going to start with this one, since immunity gets all the hype these days. Physical therapy is [...]

By |October 2nd, 2020|Physical Therapy, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 6 Surprising Benefits of Physical Therapy

7 Misconceptions About Seeing a Doctor of Physical Therapy…

You’ve tried various treatments, but your pain, stiffness, or injury keeps weaving its way back into your life. The doctor’s advice didn’t help. The painkillers only provide temporary relief. The amount of time and money spent on failed solutions is giving you a headache. You’re considering physical therapy. You’ve heard that it can get rid of your symptoms permanently, safely, and naturally. But perhaps you’ve also heard a few myths that make you question whether physical therapy is worth it (especially if you’ve already poured time and money into failed treatments). Getting sucked into physical therapy myths can prevent [...]

By |September 14th, 2020|Physical Therapy, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 7 Misconceptions About Seeing a Doctor of Physical Therapy…

Why You Should Choose Back In Motion Physical Therapy

Living your life with pain and some type of limiting condition can affect every aspect of your life. No matter how small or severe the condition is, it is going to be a constant nudge on your wellbeing and a block to living your life to the fullest.  Think about this, you want to stand up and catch a good glance of your child performing on stage, but your back pain is not letting you do that. Or... that competitive running used to be your passion but is now just a dream because the pain in your legs won't [...]

Physical Therapy vs. Chiropractic

Having back pain can be a big block to enjoying life to its fullest potential. You must seek help to alleviate your chronic and acute pain related to any part of your body. But then you could get confused as to which treatment option should you choose for your musculoskeletal problems. Both physiotherapy and chiropractic practices help in dealing with mobility and pain related-issues. They treat similar conditions but offer different perspectives and methods to provide a desirable outcome for the patients.  Let us help you with that.  Understanding the differences and the particular benefits of these two treatment [...]

By |January 14th, 2020|Physical Therapy|Comments Off on Physical Therapy vs. Chiropractic

How a Doctor of Physical Therapy Can Help You Overcome Your Pain, Stiffness, & Injuries Without Surgery, Injections, or Risky Treatment

Being in pain and looking for answers without risky surgery or being reliant medications can be a frustrating experience. The good news is that it doesn't have to be this way and you're not alone. Continue to read below and discover how seeing a Doctor of Physical Therapy may be the solution you've been loooking for to getting back to your activelifestyle without risky surgery or being addicted to painkillers. The Conditions a Doctor of Physical Treats A Doctor of Physical Therapy is like a medical doctor in that they specialize and treat an array of disorders. The majorty [...]

By |May 28th, 2019|Physical Therapy|Comments Off on How a Doctor of Physical Therapy Can Help You Overcome Your Pain, Stiffness, & Injuries Without Surgery, Injections, or Risky Treatment