Pain Management

Postpartum 101 – Part 2

2019-08-13T15:25:00-04:00August 13th, 2019|Women's Health, Pelvic Floor, Pain Management, Laura Glazebrook|

Hello again, ladies! Our last blog on this topic introduced you to postpartum recovery and how Physical Therapists can bridge the disconnect between what we know and what we don’t regarding normal recovery. In this post, we will delve into two conditions that you may have heard of or even experienced before,  how they can affect you, and how to get help.  Number 1→ Diastasis Rectus Abdominis (otherwise known as Diastasis) Diastasis occurs when the rectus abdominis, or the “6 [...]

7 Breathing Benefits: How To Manage Stress, Anxiety, Fatigue & Pain

2018-11-07T17:41:36-04:00November 6th, 2018|Pain Management, Lance Cross|

Have you heard that breathing exercises can help relieve chronic pain, stress, anxiety, sleeplessness and fatigue?  There is increasing awareness in our society that breathing exercises can be a useful tool to improve our health and performance.  Research has shown equal effectiveness among various forms of breathing exercises such as 4,7,8 breathing, alternate nostril breathing and yoga breathing.  Even though the evidence is supportive for reducing pain, managing stress and improving sleep many people avoid breathing exercises for a variety [...]

My Jaw Hurts

2019-02-15T14:33:56-04:00October 19th, 2018|Physical Therapy, Savas Koutsantonis, Pain Management|

Let me ask you…are your teeth touching right now? Do you have jaw pain? Do you hold your stress by clenching your teeth? One of the easiest ways to relieve jaw pain is to learn to relax your jaw and facial muscles and maintain a proper resting jaw position. Your teeth should NOT make contact but should be slightly separated at rest. The tip of your tongue should be touching the roof of your mouth behind your top teeth and [...]

The Nocebo Effect: How Your MRI Report Can Hurt You

2018-11-07T17:46:16-04:00July 26th, 2018|Uncategorized, Physical Therapy, Pain Management, Lance Cross|

MRI finding L5 disc herniation Ever been diagnosed with a tendon tear, disc bulge or degenerative disease of a joint based on an MRI report?  Has a physician determined that this was causing your pain? If so, while the physician was correct as far as finding a variance in your body’s tissue, they may be incorrect in determining that this finding was the primary cause of the pain. Recent research indicates that many people without pain actually have [...]

Cryotherapy Treatment Discussion by Dr. Rhonda Patrick and Joe Rogan

2018-10-16T14:58:13-04:00June 16th, 2018|Injury Prevention, Sports Medicine, Wellness, Pain Management, Cryotherapy|

In this video Dr. Rhonda Patrick, Ph.D and Joe Rogan discuss Cryotherapy Treatment and the benefits it has on the body. Dr. Rhonda Patrick, Ph.D  frequently engages the public on topics including the role micronutrient deficiencies play in diseases of aging, the role of genetics in determining the effects of nutrients on a person's health status, benefits of exposing the body to hormetic stressors, such as through exercise, fasting, sauna use or heat stress, or various forms of [...]

The Hassle of Headaches – Physical Therapy for Headaches

2018-11-05T19:02:03-04:00February 21st, 2018|Physical Therapy, Information, Trigger Point Dry Needling, Savas Koutsantonis, Dry Needling, Wellness, Pain Management|

Physical Therapy for Headaches and Migraines Headaches are one of the most common medical complaints.  Recent data suggests the prevalence of this condition is rising.  Most people experience headaches at some point in their life regardless of age, race or gender.   There are a multitude of different types and classifications of headaches. It is important that your type of headache is accurately diagnosed as many people suffer from a combination of different types; this will determine the specific treatment [...]

Why Do I Need Massage Therapy?

2019-04-10T12:58:15-04:00February 7th, 2018|Physical Therapy, Redcord Neurac, Sports Medicine, Wellness, Performance Enhancement, Pain Management, Massage Therapy|

Let me begin with explaining why I do this, why I’m a Massage Therapist. I’ve been a pretty active person most of my life—running, martial arts, weight training—so I’ve had my share of injuries, aches and pains.  In my 20’s, I experienced my first massage session with an elderly lady that had the ability to find the root of my issues.  I found this to be remarkable because the root was not necessarily where the pain was.  Over the next [...]

Exploring Cryotherapy

2018-10-16T17:39:11-04:00January 16th, 2018|Physical Therapy, Information, Injury Prevention, Sports Medicine, Pain Management, Cryotherapy|

Cold Shocking the Body: Exploring Cryotherapy, Cold­ Water Immersion, and Cold Stress Written by Rhonda Perciavalle Patrick, Ph.D. Reproduced with permission.  This report and ​all​ of the content I produce is sponsored by people like you! Click here if you’d like to learn more about how you can make more great content like this happen. Download This Report and Support Dr. Patrick. Are you stressed? Let’s hope so! Most of us probably think of stress primarily as a bad thing... and it [...]

Medical Benefits of Cryotherapy

2018-10-16T15:06:23-04:00January 16th, 2018|Physical Therapy, Injury Prevention, Pain Management, Cryotherapy|

Dr. Oz Demonstrates Whole Body Cryotherapy Whole body cryotherapy (WBC) is a safe, pain-free treatment that cools the exterior layer of skin with sub-zero blasts of air for up to three minutes. During your treatment, your body will activates several mechanisms that promote significant, long-term benefits, both medical and aesthetic. Pain Management - The anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties of cryotherapy can drastically improve the effects of muscular and joint disorders such as fibromyalgia, rheumatoid, osteoarthritis, and [...]