Patrice Winter, PT, MS, FAAOMPT, demonstrates how you can improve your flying experience, increase your body's blood circulation, and enjoy more comfort whil...
Frozen Shoulder: How can Physical Therapy Help Loosen the Joint?
Are you dealing with a pain in your shoulder during the day and at night? Are you noticing stiffness and decreased motion in your shoulder, making it difficult to perform your daily tasks? There is a chance you may have Adhesive Capsulitis, also known as Frozen Shoulder. Adhesive capsulitis commonly affects women more than men and it usually occurs between the ages of 40-70 years old. There is no known cause why people develop frozen shoulder, but studies show that those with diabetes, stroke, or Parkinson’s may be at a higher risk. It also tends to develop in those that have had an injury to the shoulder, or during periods of immobilization. The shoulder is a ball-and-socket joint. It is made up of three bones, the humerus, scapula (shoulder), and clavicle (collar bone)…
Top 4 Ways To Relieve Spinal Stenosis
Do you suffer from radiating pain to the back, buttocks, or legs? Spinal stenosis may be to blame. Spinal stenosis occurs mostly in people over 50 and can be treated without surgery. Check out this month’s Back in Motion Physical Therapy newsletter for more information on how to relieve pain from spinal stenosis. practicepromotions.net/BackInMotion/2015/October/… Read More
How Can Physical Therapy Help?
Back pain is common in women during and following pregnancy. Approximately 40 percent of all low back pain is related to sacroiliac joint dysfunction. The sacroiliac joint (SI joint) is one of two joints in your pelvis that connect the tailbone (sacrum)
Why You Should Get Physical Therapy First
What does a physical therapist do, and how can they help you? Here's why you should get physical therapy first. 1. Feel better, sooner 2. Save money 3. Get b...
The 20 Most Dangerous Candies
Candy is meant to be a treat, but even when consumed in moderation some varieties push the wellness envelope. To have your sweets and stay healthy too, limit candy that’s particularly high in sugar, unhealthy fats and artificial ingredients. Read on for 20 candies that can really spook your health.
Long-Term Acute Care: What to Expect
Long-term acute care (LTCH) hospitals provide medical and rehabilitative care for longer periods to people with complex problems. A typical stay is 25 days. Acute and chronic conditions that may require long-term care include:
10 Questions to ask Your Orthopedic Surgeon
When you need orthopedic surgery, it is important to see a qualified surgeon who has plenty of experience doing exactly the type of surgery you need to have performed. While this will give you the best opportunity to achieve your best possible post-surgery goals, it is also very important to be informed and comfortable about …
10 Things I Wish Moms Knew About Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy
This is a guest post by my very own pelvic floor physiotherapist, Mercedes Eustergerling. Stay tuned for my own blog post about my experiences as a pelvic floor physio patient! It’s not too late. I’ve heard so many moms tell me that they have pelvic health issues, but they think it’s too late to do anything …
Restaurant customer expresses gratitude with a $2,000 tip
A regular customer at a Washington, D.C. restaurant ate an order of gumbo and fried chicken — then left a $2,000 tip.