Perception

Modern Approach for Overcoming Chronic Pain: Cognitive Functional Therapy

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

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 [...]

Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy (VRT)

2020-04-07T12:12:56-04:00February 20th, 2020|Categories: Vestibular Rehabilitation Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We have discussed in a few previous blogs that dizziness or imbalance caused by a multitude of conditions can be treated through Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy, VRT. What is VRT and Does it Really Work? The short answer is that VRT has been shown to improve dizziness and imbalance by improving natural reflexes, utilizing alternative strategies to maintain balance, and getting the body used to irritating motions and environments. VRT looks different for each person because the reason they are dizzy [...]

Top 4 Causes of Running Injuries

2020-04-07T12:01:53-04:00November 5th, 2018|Categories: Physical Therapy Articles, Injury Prevention Articles, Running Physical Therapy Articles, Gait Retraining Articles, Sports Medicine Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

What Are the Top 4 Causes of Running Injuries? Studies show that up-to 90% of runners will experience a running injury at some point because of one or more of these top 4 causes of running injuries. The actual problem is only about 20% actually seek medical care because they consider low back, hip, knee and foot pain to be part of the deal. 1. Poor Running Form Causes Running Injuries Form Matters! That's why it's at the top of [...]

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 [...]

Running 101: “Know Pain, Know Gain”

2023-12-21T14:45:22-05:00May 17th, 2018|Categories: Running Physical Therapy Articles, Gait Retraining Articles, Sports Medicine Articles, Injury Prevention Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Melissa Baudo Marchetti, PT, DPT, SCS, MTC   Calling all runners! The Peachtree Road Race is just two months away. So, if you are running in pain right now, help is just a phone call away. Studies show that up to 90% of runners will experience injury at some point during their running tenure and as low as 20% actually seek medical care--this does not have to be the case! Runners commonly experience low back, hip, knee and foot [...]

The Balancing Act: Changing Pain

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