Lance Cross

Modern Approach for Overcoming Chronic Pain: Cognitive Functional Therapy

2023-12-21T14:43:28-05:00March 7th, 2023|Categories: Wellness Articles, Physical Therapy Articles, Uncategorized, Pain Management Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Do you have knee pain, shoulder pain, hip pain, sciatica, low back pain, or chronic neck pain that hasn’t improved fully with traditional orthopedic or physical therapy treatment? Is your ability to perform fitness activities, sports activities, or normal daily work activities limited by this pain? Are you ready to explore the modern approaches to dealing with persistent/debilitating pain? Are you a person that has an identified tear, bulge, or degeneration? Have you been told they aren’t a candidate for [...]

Knee Pain No More

2023-09-25T12:46:21-04:00September 2nd, 2021|Categories: Pain Management Articles, Uncategorized, Physical Therapy Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Is knee pain ruining your swagger?  Have you been diagnosed with osteoarthritis, chondromalacia, or a meniscus tear?  Are you concerned that you’ll need surgery or that you won’t be able to enjoy your favorite activities?  Well, you can jump to the conclusion that there is hope to overcome the difficulty with the right therapeutic approach and knowledge. What about the “damage” that has been seen on x-ray or MRI? Normative studies show about 65% of asymptomatic people above the age [...]

A Cure For Foot and Ankle Pain

2020-10-14T20:39:17-04:00October 14th, 2020|Categories: Pain Management Articles, Physical Therapy Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Redcord/Neurac and Functional Synergistic Muscle Patterning To Cure Foot and Ankle Pain Are you struggling with foot or ankle pain and unsure of what is causing it or how to remedy it?  Have previous treatments failed to help your foot and ankle pain?  Does your pain cause intolerance to walking or limit your sport or recreational activities?  Well, we may have the answer for you! Redcord and The Neurac Method combined with an approach called Functional Synergistic Muscle Patterning may [...]

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

2023-12-21T14:39:28-05:00November 6th, 2018|Categories: Pain Management Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

Workstation Ergonomics: Fit Your Desk To You

2020-04-07T12:22:28-04:00August 21st, 2018|Categories: Ergonomics Articles, Prevention Articles, Injury Prevention Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Does your desk fit you?  Poor workstation ergonomics are often identified as a significant factor associated with people experiencing neck pain, low back pain and carpal tunnel syndrome.  The study of ergonomics has provided a great deal of knowledge for adapting work strategies and computer workstations to decrease stress on a person’s body.  The problem is that these strategies are often ignored until after a costly problem has already begun. The Three Major Risk Factors For Injury Described By The [...]

The Nocebo Effect: How Your MRI Report Can Hurt You

2023-12-20T06:54:07-05:00July 26th, 2018|Categories: Pain Management Articles, Physical Therapy Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

Changing the Pain Game // Chronic Pain Fix

2023-12-19T07:40:12-05:00December 13th, 2017|Categories: Performance Enhancement Articles, Wellness Articles, Sports Medicine Articles, Injury Prevention Articles, Physical Therapists News, Physical Therapy Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lance Cross PT, MPT, OSC, CMTPT Four times as many people in the U.S. truly suffer from chronic pain compared to those who suffer from diabetes, heart disease and cancer and the medical community is playing catch-up.  Have you or someone you know been left to feel hopeless or invalid because past treatments have failed or doctors haven’t been able to explain the causes of your chronic pain?  I’m of the opinion that, far too often, our well-intended pharmaceutical, therapeutic, [...]

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