The Ankle And How It Is Related To Function

April 20th, 2020

The ankle is a complex joint that allows for movement in various planes: dorsiflexion/plantarflexion (up and down), inversion/eversion (in and out), and pronation/supination (arch down and arch up). While having adequate mobility in each direction is important, dorsiflexion, or the ability for the foot/ankle to move upward towards the ceiling, has the most functional implications.

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Do you Wake Up Feeling Achy? It could be your mattress!

March 10th, 2020

Imagine waking up, fully rested after 8 hours of sleep. As you gently awake, you move to sit up… only to be hit with an ache in your back. The aches in your shoulders and neck quickly follow as you move, but as you go to stand up, they are eclipsed by the dull ache

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Sleep Your Way To Injury Prevention and Enhanced Athletic Performance

March 9th, 2020

Sleep is the world’s most natural performance-enhancer. Without it, we are sluggish and slowed down. But with it, athletes have a secret weapon to beat their opponent. Sleep is a frequently over-looked strategy to improve performance and assist in both prevention of injury and recovery from injury. There have been many research studies confirming these

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herniated disc

Is the pain in your back caused by a herniated disc? Here’s how to know.

July 10th, 2020

A herniated disc refers to an issue with one of the rubbery cushions that are in between the vertebrae. A spinal disc has a soft jellylike interior with a tougher exterior. Symptoms of a Herniated Disc While most herniated discs occur in the lower back, they also can occur in the cervical area. Symptoms are

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Reduce Opioid Consumption and Feel Better with Physical Therapy

August 10th, 2020

Long-term opioid consumption is not a good strategy for managing chronic pain. In addition to the risk of addiction, opioids simply alleviate the symptoms (pain) of a larger problem. For very real, measurable improvement over chronic pain, physical therapy has been proven to be a much better option than opioids or other pharmaceutical painkillers. If

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Healthier, Stronger, and Active

Find out How Physical Therapy Can Help You Become Healthier, Stronger, and More Active

December 20th, 2019

Everyone strives for a healthy, strong, and active lifestyle. However, it is not always easy to obtain, especially if you are being limited by chronic pain. Sometimes just the thought of going out and exercising with persistent discomfort can leave you feeling defeated. Fortunately, physical therapy can help relieve those aches and pains so you

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