Plantar Fasciitis: Symptoms and Treatment

9 May 22
Plantar Fasciitis: Symptoms and Treatment

Our feet are important because they take us where we want to go. Many of us spend a lot of time on our feet during the day. However, this puts the feet in a vulnerable position for injury. An injury to the foot can be detrimental to our function and disrupt every day life. In […]

25 Apr 22
Physical Therapy Without a Prescription Do I Really Have to Do My Home Exercise Program?

Many don’t realize that physical therapy comes with homework. In fact, performing a home exercise program is a key player in a speedy recovery. Research shows that patients who adhere to their prescribed home exercises are significantly better at achieving their goals and returning to function. Nevertheless, only about 50% of patients actually perform their […]

11 Apr 22
What Causes Muscle Soreness After a Workout?

Soreness is typically loved or hated. Soreness can be a sign of an amazing workout for some people. However, soreness is almost unbearable for others. Moreover, what makes one workout cause soreness, but not others? First, let’s find out what happens in the body during a workout. What Happens When We Workout? Chemicals are the […]

28 Mar 22
Can Electrical Stimulation Help With My Injury?

Electrical Stimulation or “e-stim” is known in physical therapy as a feel-good machine. Patients often report feeling better after it, but what is it really? E-stim is an electric modality that uses the flow of charged particles to help patients. Here are some reasons why e-stim might be used in the clinic: Pain control Decrease […]

14 Feb 22
McKenzie Method, back pain in flexed posture picture What Makes Chronic Pain Different?

Most of us have encountered at least one person with chronic pain. Chronic pain is different the acute pain and can last months to years. Chronic pain is generally defined as pain that persists for 3 months or longer. It can lead to physical decline, functional limitations and even emotional distress. Pain can be classified […]