Tips & Advice2023-02-23T14:24:18+00:00

What are Orthotics, and why do I need it?

Orthotics have been around for a long time. It is fair to say that the general public is not well educated on the importance of proper shoe wear. Unless you’re active in the running or inside the healthcare communities, your knowledge is probably slim; even some therapists and athletes are still unaware of the [...]

Normatec: The Soreness Recovery System

Do you have soreness after exercise and oftentimes forget to stretch or perhaps can't find the time to fill up a bag of ice to put on your aching muscles? Peristaltic Pulse Dynamic Compression, also known as NormaTec, is a soreness recovery system that uses intermittent pulsed and sustained compression that aims to reduce [...]

We Treat Ribs!

Are you surprised to know that physical therapy can help people with rib pain? It's definitely one of the Stranger Things we treat, and many are not aware that we are experts in alleviating pain around the ribs. How do we know it is rib pain and not something else? The golden rule of [...]

We Treat Abdominal Pain!

We’ve been talking about the Stranger Things we treat as physical therapists this month, and one of the areas we treat that surprises people the most is the abdomen. Do you have unexplained pain or cramping in your abdomen? Do you experience a “stitch” in your side with deep breathing? Do you suffer from [...]

We Treat the Jaw (TMJ)!

The temporomandibular joint, or TMJ for short, is the hinge joint that connects your jaw to your skull. When you open and close your mouth, the joint should roll and slide with the help of a disk that is located within the joint. The Jaw also has several muscles that allow the joints to [...]

We Treat the Tailbone!

Have you fallen on your buttocks before? Do you have pain in your tailbone when you sit for prolonged periods of time? Do you have any burning/radiating pain into your legs? Is your neck or shoulder tight and no stretches can help release the tension? Have you tried everything else and gotten no relief? [...]

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