Spinal disc herniation

Bouncing “Back”

2023-12-21T14:18:24-05:00March 8th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Tennis season is upon us in Atlanta albeit it will look a little different this year. If you are wanting to get back out on the court this Spring, now is the time to see your physical therapist for a tune-up so you are ready to play without risking injury. For those of you who have been working from home, on Zoom calls, sitting in a chair for the last year, you may feel tighter than usual and may already [...]

The Nocebo Effect: How Your MRI Report Can Hurt You

2023-12-20T06:54:07-05:00July 26th, 2018|Categories: Physical Therapy Articles, Pain Management 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: Physical Therapy Articles, Physical Therapists News, Injury Prevention Articles, Sports Medicine Articles, Wellness Articles, Performance Enhancement 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, [...]

Need a Needle? // Dry Needling 101

2023-12-19T16:26:54-05:00September 12th, 2017|Categories: Physical Therapy Articles, General Information, Trigger Point Dry Needling Articles, Dry Needling Articles, Sports Medicine Articles, Performance Enhancement Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Need a Needle? // Dry Needling 101 Savas Koutsantonis PT, DPT Is Dry Needling right for me? Dry Needling is quickly becoming commonplace as many more practitioners are offering this procedure. What is it exactly? It’s a highly effective technique that’s used to treat patients who are suffering from pain generated from myofascial trigger points. It involves the use of a thin,flexible filiform needle to penetrate the skin and stimulate underlying trigger points and other connective tissues. What is a [...]

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