Exercise

Why do Pilates? – A story of no longer FEARING to have to SLOW DOWN

Why did we add Pilates to our Physical Therapy office? Lets face it. I am not getting any younger. I abused my body and my knee joints were hurting with even just walking. I was having to slow down with my running and my workouts. What was next? Not being able to be active? Then …

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YOU DO NOT have to Fear LOSING your MOBILITY due to BACK PAIN!

Back Pain is the most mismanaged area of the body. You will get a lot of advice from your friends and family on what to do. You are usually offered, take these pills and rest from doctors. Or let’s do injections to see if this will calm your pain down. Or let’s do surgery (which …

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Do You Feel Like You Are 80 Years Old While Getting Out of Your Chair Due to Your Back Pain?

Do you feel like you are 80 years old getting out of a chair because of your back pain? It takes you a while to straighten up after you have been sitting for a while? But when you get up and start walking around, you’re a back feels better. Frustrated that you cannot get better. …

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How Pilates can improve Running Performance

Actually,  how it can improve all performance. Whether you are looking to improve running, swimming, or just walking around the block. Pilates has been shown to improve your performance from the lowest level to the highest level client. But today I want to talk about Runners!! I often get athletes (weekend warriors to competitive athletes …

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Are You Frustrated That You Can Not Get Rid of YOUR TENDONTIIS!!

Why do we do ONLY injections for a tendonitis? Whether it is in your elbow, in your foot (achilles tendon or peroneal muscle on the lateral part of the foot), or your knee; injections only do not work… So if your pain continues to return and you are not getting better after your Injections, then …

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Is Arthritis the True Cause of Your Knee Pain? Can you get HELP without surgery?

In order to hike, bike, play with your kids or grandkids, travel, or just lead an active lifestyle; you need healthy, pain free knees. Sadly, so often we get labeled with some scary diagnosis that makes us think there is nothing that can be done. Oh, you have arthritis, or you have degenerative changes in …

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Why REST and MEDICATIONS do not work when you are in pain

I have had recent patients in the past that were going to come in to see us because of their pain and loss of being active. They went to the doctor and were told to just REST and were given some MEDICATION OR AN INJECTION. I have even had doctors tell the patients not to …

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Why medications or injections do not give you the pain relief you wanted

Ever wonder why you take pain pills and it just takes an edge off or does not work at all? Then you go to injections and it might help for 1 week to 6 months. And the pain returns, and you feel like you are back to square one or that you have no control …

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Running

Top 5 Tips to Keep You Running and Healthy While Training

It is the Marathon weekend in Dallas. So, this inspired me to write this blog. One of the common mistakes I find with people training for marathons is they tend to focus on running only. Their training starts to ramp up and they think they are exercising so much that they no longer need to get to the …

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All Your Testing Comes Back Normal, But You Still Feel Like Something Is Wrong…

You are feeling fatigued.. You are getting weird symptoms such as random numbness, or gut issues, pain that does not have patterns, or just not feeling right. Healthcare providers are stumped, or worse they don’t listen to you and say everything is fine. You might be tested and tested and passed from doctor to doctor. …

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