Physical Therapy and Low Back Pain

Evidence on use of physical therapy during an initial episode of low back pain is mixed Low back pain (LBP) is one of the most common health conditions. About 65-80% of adults will experience it at some point in their lifetime. Many treatment options are available for low back pain. As a result, the outcomes … More Physical Therapy and Low Back Pain

Osteoarthritis: Can it be prevented?

Few conditions are as well known to the general public as arthritis. Around 54 million Americans—or about 23% of the population—are currently affected by it. These figures are a bit alarming, and you may be wondering what your own risk might be for developing arthritis. More importantly, you may be wondering if there is anything … More Osteoarthritis: Can it be prevented?

Strengthening to help decrease patellofemoral knee pain

Read here for research on patellofemoral pain Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) is one of the most commonly reported injuries in sports medicine, especially with runners. With PFPS, pain occurs behind or around the kneecap. It gets worse with squatting, prolonged sitting and stair climbing. Treatment typically consists of physical therapy, with a focus on exercises … More Strengthening to help decrease patellofemoral knee pain

Natural Pain Relief

Try as we might, almost everyone has pain at some point in their lives. Pain is by far the most common reason people seek out health care. But treating pain, especially chronic pain lasting for more than three months, is not always easy. Treatment often requires a multifaceted approach. There are a number of different … More Natural Pain Relief