The aging athlete is the group of 40-60 year olds that have continued their athletic endeavors or have taken up some sort of athletic activity in mid-adulthood. Exercising throughout life is a great p...
All too often we know what it is like to "throw our backs out" or find ourselves with a "flair-up" of that old injury. Many of us have experienced when we have had to cough, sneeze or bend down to pi...
You might think that massage therapy is a luxury item that has few benefits other than the pleasure you receive during the treatment? If you think this, you are absolutely wrong. There are a great num...
The exact cause of lateral epicondylitis is not absolutely certain. Common theory is that that lateral epicondylitis, or tennis elbow is the result of consistent use or overuse of the limb. This co...
After weeks of trying painkillers alone, I finally went to sports rehab for help with her agonizingly painful lumbar spine problem. To my surprise, physical therapy was a relief to my back pain, and I...
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a painful condition that is characterized by pain, numbness, tingling and paresthesia (pins and needles) in the thumb, index and middle fingers, with advanced cases revealing...
The rehabilitative procedures are both a physical and mental goal in promoting healing. Physical therapy utilizes joint mobilization, strength training and hold/cold packs to quicken the recovery....
I see many people who deal with daily pain in my practice. Many resign themselves to taking pain medications such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) or naproxen (Aleve). Others with more serious pain end up...
Whether you are a fan of football, baseball, basketball, or any other recreational activity you have at one time or another heard of an ACL injury. Maybe your favorite athlete was sidelined for mo...
In the world of sports we often hear about knee injuries that derail at least an athlete's season, if not career. The most common major knee injury seen amongst athletes is a tear of the Anterior Cruc...