Joint Pain

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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Learn How Our Clients Were Told They Needed Surgery But Were Able To Avoid It…

It is crazy to me that we spend 5-10 min with patients at the doctor’s office, we image them and base most of the decision off the MRI. Then we are either given exercises by the doctor from their short evaluation that probably won’t work or send them to PT and they just focus on …

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Are You Suffering From Hip Pain? Do You Hurt To Sit, Stand, Walk? Not Finding Any Solutions To Resolve It?

This is one of the most common injuries we see in my office.   Patient have pain deep into their hip and it can wrap around to the front part of the hip down. You are often told you degenerative changes or a labral tear, piriformis syndrome or bursitis. You are either told you need …

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I have Elbow Tendonitis, and nothing is working to get rid of it….

I hurt to lift anything in my elbow. I have been doing the exercises that were given to me by a doctor and physical therapist. I have tried massage and dry needling, and nothing is working. I need to be better in by 3 weeks. This was a patient recently… Let me share with you …

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Why Does Your Pain Return In A Few Hours After a Massage?? Read More To Learn Why..

Do you ever wonder why you get a massage and your pain returns within a few hours? You have pain between the shoulder blades or the neck. You go get a massage hoping this will help, but your pain returns within hours to a day. Why does this happen? It is because the tightness that …

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Why Healthcare Is NOT Working! And How It Is Similar to Taking Your Car Into The Shop…

Do you have problem and fearful of losing your mobility? Not feeling like you being heard? Are you going to the doctor without moving you? Just taking a picture and saying this is the surgery we need to do? Well, you are not alone…  I like to compare our healthcare to taking your car into …

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Do You Have PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) With Your Injury? It Is Okay, We Can Help

Yes, this is a real thing.. It is something I work with all the time in my office. In Healthcare we throw big scary terms around without a lot of education and we throw options at patients that do not put them in control such as giving them drugs or injections or surgery. The problem …

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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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