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Modern Approach for Overcoming Chronic Pain: Cognitive Functional Therapy

2023-12-21T14:43:28-05:00March 7th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized, Physical Therapy Articles, Wellness Articles, 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 [...]

Men’s Health Awareness Month -Specifically Male Pelvic Pain

2023-09-30T01:40:47-04:00May 25th, 2022|Categories: Pelvic Floor Articles, Male Pelvic Health Articles, Physical Therapy Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

There are misconceptions when it comes to issues such as pelvic pain. The medical community often considered this a female problem related to pregnancy, postpartum, menstrual cycle, or female reproductive organs…but as you may guess, anyone with a pelvis can have pain and that includes males. Guys haven’t had it so good with it comes to dealing with male pelvic health issues and the intervention provided by the medical community. Too often (and still so today), male pelvic pain was [...]

5 Ways Physical Therapists Treat Pain

2024-05-13T16:55:06-04:00April 22nd, 2019|Categories: Physical Therapy Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Are you familiar with the current ways Physical Therapist's treat pain?  Pain is a complex warning signal that suggests something is or may be wrong in the body.  The problem is that pain is often a result of a variety of inputs from the body, so it may require a variety of treatment interventions to improve it.  Physical Therapists (PTs) are trained in many of these interventions to help manage and treat pain. Here are some of the latest interventions [...]

Low Back Pain

2023-12-19T16:22:42-05:00February 11th, 2019|Categories: Physical Therapy Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Are you one of the millions of Americans suffering from debilitating low back pain? From athletes to office workers, this pesky ailment affects those of all ages, ethnicities, and gender. Low Back pain is common and often debilitating. Approximately 80% of individuals will experience low back pain sometime during their lifetime, while 56% of all adults report having back pain over the past 12 months. More than one-third of adults say low back pain affects their ability to engage in [...]

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 [...]

Oh Baby! What Happened To My Body?

2024-05-13T16:57:25-04:00April 4th, 2018|Categories: Physical Therapists News, Wellness Articles, Dry Needling Articles, Pilates Articles, Women's Health Articles, Trigger Point Dry Needling Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By Melissa Baudo Marchetti Calling all moms! Have you recently had a baby, or still struggling with post baby pain and weakness? Pregnancy places high demand on the musculoskeletal system and can be very traumatic for some women leaving them with myofascial pain, internal pelvic pain, nerve pain, diastasis recti (a gapping in the abdominal muscles), weakness in the core from a C-section, neck and shoulder pain from holding your newborn baby, and much more. In December, after a five-year [...]

The Balancing Act: Changing Pain

2023-12-15T00:21:40-05:00March 7th, 2018|Categories: Sports Medicine Articles, Injury Prevention Articles, General Information, Physical Therapists News, Physical Therapy Articles, Wellness Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A recent National Institutes of Health study determined that nearly 50 million American adults have chronic pain and nearly half of those are reported to have severe pain.  Our society and culture has provided many of us with many wonderful amenities of life, but at the same time, it has created a wide array of stressors and unhealthy activities.  This can make it difficult to find balance in mind and body.  Often, these imbalances can contribute to causing chronic pain, [...]

Changing the Pain Game // Chronic Pain Fix

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