Elbow Pain- 5 Mistakes to Avoid

Elbow pain can wreak havoc on our daily lives. It limits our ability to lift, grip, and open a jar. Even simple things like brushing your hair and turning a doorknob can be difficult and painful. We will do anything for relief, but sometimes the things we do are detrimental! The 5 biggest mistakes that…

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Golfer’s Elbow Physical Therapy

Pain on the inside of the elbow is commonly called Golfer’s Elbow or Medial Epicondylitis. It is a condition that develops from repetitive use of the hand and elbow. Activities that can trigger this condition include repeatedly swinging a golf club or other activities that require repetitive gripping, twisting or throwing. Working at a computer,…

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Misdiagnosis of Musculoskeletal Pain

Misdiagnosis remains one of the most catastrophic and costly of medical errors. A misdiagnosis of musculoskeletal pain leads to a domino effect of wrong treatments, prolonged pain, potential inappropriate surgeries, chronic symptoms, and disability. Uncovering the true cause of symptoms is critical and should be the primary focus of all clinicians. Unfortunately, there is minimal…

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5 Mistakes to AVOID with a Herniated Disc

Disc herniations are a common problem among people who spend long hours sitting, heavy lifting, or repetitive bending. Back problems also occur for no particular reason.  Herniations are often easy to heal, but people often make mistakes and aggravate the problem.  Our physical therapists have outlined 5 mistakes to AVOID with a herniated disc. Herniations…

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Walking vs. Running

Exercise is better than any drug in maintaining heart, lung, muscle, bones, digestive, and brain health. Which exercise is better walking vs. running? Exercise helps with weight loss, lowers cholesterol, improves our heart function, strengthens our muscles, increases balance, reduces cancer, boosts our immune system, fights depression, reduces stress, improves sleep, enhances our mood, and aids in brain…

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Neck Pain and Upper Trap Spasms

Neck pain and upper trap spasms are common conditions affecting almost everyone at least once in their life. It also afflicts others on a regular basis. Virtual physical therapy can provide relief. Most people experience waking up with a painful, stiff neck. The pain and spasms are usually accompanied by a loss of normal neck range of motion, making…

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