Category: chronic pain

How to Stop Suffering with Arthritis Pain

December 22nd, 2020

Osteoarthritis affects over 32.5 million US adults. Arthritis is characterized by progressive degeneration of the cartilage in the joint space. Wear and tear of the cartilage over time can lead to bone spurs, inflammation, pain, stiffness, and weakness. Arthritis can affect the joint mechanics which can lead to other muscles compensating for it. What Are

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Chronic Pain

Living with Chronic Pain? Try Our Safe and Non-Invasive Methods for Relief!

December 20th, 2020

You may be one of the millions of individuals living with chronic pain. Whether you’re recovering from a serious surgical procedure, dealing with the physical effects of an accident, or struggling with a long term medical condition, pain can prevent you from enjoying all the daily activities you love. You may be considering more surgeries

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Don’t Fall Victim to Opioids - Instead, Opt for Natural Relief

Don’t Fall Victim to Opioids – Instead, Opt for Natural Relief

November 20th, 2020

Chronic pain can become a huge burden, interfering with just about every aspect of your life until it can seem impossible to feel like things will ever be “normal” again. Whether as a result of wear and tear over time, or following a traumatic experience like an injury or a car accident, chronic pain can

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Cervical Radiculopathy

A Non-Operative Approach to Cervical Radiculopathy

October 7th, 2020

Cervical radiculopathy is often referred to as a pinched nerve in the neck. It is characterized by radiating pain from the neck to the shoulder, shoulder blade, arm, or hand. The condition affects an average of 85 out of 100,000 people—most often individuals in their 50s. Athletes, heavy laborers, and workers who use vibrating machinery

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Numbness and Tingling in Your Legs – Have You Been Checked For Piriformis Syndrome?

September 30th, 2020

What is Piriformis Syndrome? Your piriformis muscle runs from your lower spine to the top of your thigh bone. Piriformis syndrome occurs when this muscle presses on your sciatic nerve (the nerve that goes from your spinal cord to your buttocks and down the back of each leg). This can cause pain and numbness in

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Strong Core Muscles Can Protect You From Injuries!

September 28th, 2020

Our core muscles are made up of a number of muscle groups: the abdominal, pelvic, lower back, and hip muscles. These muscle groups are divided into two types: stabilization muscles that help us maintain good posture and support our body, and mobilization muscles that function to move our body. Weak core muscles contribute to poor

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What is Your Sartorius Muscle?

September 25th, 2020

Did you know that the sartorius is the longest muscle in the body? The sartorius muscle acts synergistically in conjunction with the other muscles of the hip, thigh, and knee. Together with the quadriceps femoris, the sartorius muscle is one of the muscles in the front of the thigh. The sartorius muscle flexes, abducts and

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Chronic Back Pain

Chronic Back Pain Doesn’t Have to Control You – Reclaim Your Life with Physical Therapy

September 20th, 2020

When you have chronic back pain, it can feel like every aspect of your life gets interrupted. Pain at work can lead to decreased productivity, sick days, and increased stress. Pain at home can prevent you from being able to care for yourself and your loved ones. Chronic back pain can even make it difficult

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Find Relief for the Pain You Feel - By Simply Changing Your Diet!

Find Relief for the Pain You Feel – By Simply Changing Your Diet!

September 10th, 2020

Changing your diet can have a tremendous impact on your energy and your waistline. What’s harder to remember is that your nutritional choices can impact your joint pain, too! At our physical therapy clinic, we advocate for a holistic approach to improving acute or chronic pain conditions. To your physical therapist, you’re not just a

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