Many of you may know that for many years I struggled with pain and instability in my low back and 2 ½ years ago I had a spinal fusion. One of the largest parts of that struggle was my inability … Read more »
Excerpts from the Mayo Clinic
Technique is key.
- Don’t bounce – Avoid abrupt or bouncy movements
- Don’t be aggressive – Mild to moderate pulling at most
- Don’t be too quick – Maintain stretch for at least 30 seconds
This is a part-time or full-time Physical Therapist position treating a caseload including general outpatient orthopedics, as well as sports injuries and pre & postnatal patients.Overview
FPTS has an immediate opening for a staff Physical Therapist for … Read more »
While former President Clinton was in office, he slipped down a flight of stairs and suffered a complete tear (rupture) of his quadriceps tendon that required surgery.
The quadriceps femoris is a large muscle group in the front of the … Read more »
It’s not fun to get hurt, or more specifically, fracture a bone. A fracture can never happen at an opportune time, because we don’t typically schedule time in our day to get injured. It then means going to the doctor … Read more »
Yes that is right! We have control inflammation by the foods we eat!
Since the 70’s when the government started the “Green Revolution” to end world hunger, we have seen an increase in inflammation… inflammation such as arthritis, heart disease, … Read more »
Natural aging comes with decreased cartilage in the joints, even without factoring in the effects of body weight, activity level, joint injuries, surgeries, etc. While some get their joints replaced and scientists are working hard to regenerate cartilage or otherwise … Read more »
In July 2015, former President George H.W. Bush fell in his Kennebunkport home and fractured the C2 bone (or Axis bone) in his neck. He suffered no neurological damage and, though details of the injury were never released, we know … Read more »
Although there are many different factors that can positively or negatively affect arthritis, the anti-inflammatory properties of food seem to be a juicy topic among medical professionals. While there is some evidence for broad classes of foods, studies of many … Read more »
Do you know Arthur and Ben? Well, you may not, but you will one day. It’s inevitable. We will all develop arthritis regardless of gender, race, class or country. It is not a question of “if,” but “when?” And Ben-gay? … Read more »