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HOW TO HAVE OPTIMUM FUNCTION WITH OSTEOARTHRITIS

What is Osteoarthritis / Why does it occur? Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis and affects nearly 20 million people in the United States.   Pain associated with OA stems from degeneration within joints, the site where two … [Continue reading]

YOUR “CORE” – HOW TO LOCATE, ACTIVATE YOUR CORE, BE STRONGER AND PREVENT BACK PAIN

Everyone keeps talking about your core: ‘keep your core strong,’ ‘activate your core,’ ‘stabilize your core’ etc.  But what does that really mean?  What IS your core?  How do you REALLY activate it? Your core primarily consists of your transversus … [Continue reading]

PHYSICAL THERAPY TREATMENT FOR CONSTIPATION / PELVIC FLOOR DYSSYNERGIA

Constipation is a common disorder primary care physicians and gastroenterologists diagnose on a regular basis.   There are many causes, but when constipation is due to “pelvic floor dyssynergia”, which are restricted pelvic floor muscles around the … [Continue reading]

SHOULDER PAIN SUCCESSFULLY TREATED WITH PHYSICAL THERAPY

Have you ever injured your shoulder? There are many diagnoses that your doctor can give you and some of the terminology they use can be confusing or even scary!  For example, “rotator cuff strain”, “subacromial impingement”,” bursitis”,” labral tear” … [Continue reading]