Male Pelvic Pain

2022-04-27T07:57:55-04:00June 14th, 2021|Pelvic Floor, Wellness, Physical Therapy|

...it’s more common than you think…and yes, it can be treated! With June being Men's Health Awareness Month, we wanted to bring awareness to a problem that is commonly misdiagnosed. Men with pelvic pain are almost always misdiagnosed as “prostatitis” and are prescribed rounds of antibiotics even though they do not have an infection. More commonly referred to as Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome (CPPS) which can present as perineal (pelvic floor) and genital pain. The prevalence of CPPS in the [...]

Frozen Shoulder

2021-04-29T11:44:58-04:00March 24th, 2021|Uncategorized|

 What is a frozen shoulder? Frozen shoulder, or “adhesive capsulitis,” is a condition that involves a tightening of the capsule and ligaments around the shoulder. Inflammation within the shoulder joint and an increase in nerve growth around the shoulder complex results in pain, stiffness, and limited shoulder range of motion.1 It is estimated that 2-5.3% of the general population experiences frozen shoulder.1 Studies have shown that this pathology is more prevalent among females and individuals between 40 and 70 years [...]

American College of Sports Medicine and Medical Screening

2020-04-07T12:26:17-04:00January 5th, 2015|Sports Medicine|

In our previous newsletter Can I really prevent an injury? we described the utilization of the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) to identify healthy individuals at risk for future injury in sports.  This series of 7 tests assists Physical Therapists in their identification and treatment of known musculoskeletal risk factors prior to participation.  In addition, to the musculoskeletal screenings, the off season also allows us to screen the cardiovascular system in order to prevent illness, disease or injury. The Centers for [...]

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