Tag: physical therapy


Why Does My Back Hurt?

It’s common to experience varying ailments as our bodies age, but one of the most prevalent issues that most adults will experience at some point in their lifetime is back pain. According to the Global Burden of Disease, lower back pain is the single leading cause of disability worldwide and it’s estimated that as much as 80% of the population

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September: Pain Awareness Month

Slamming your finger in a car door. Scraping your knee. Touching a hot stove. Breaking a bone or stubbing a toe.  All of these situations have at least one thing in common: PAIN. Everyone experiences pain at some point in his or her life. Many times, it can be isolated to a single incident, but for over 100 million people

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

No, we’re not talking about Christmas. Instead, we’re talking about football season. The cheering crowds with homemade signs; the mascots getting everyone out of their seats; Hail Mary passes and game winning touchdowns. And, at the center of all this, our favorite teams whose players have worked and trained tirelessly to compete at this level. Yet, with this strain on

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Arthritis: Most Common Pandemic Disease, But Misunderstood

Arthritis. More than 50 million adults and 300,000 children suffer from this disease worldwide. And while it’s one of the most common and recognizable pandemics that we face today, it is also one of the most misunderstood. With over 100 different types of arthritis, any age or race can suffer from its debilitating symptoms. While it’s more commonly found in

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