What Are Shin Splints?
"Shin Splints" is a term used for pain in the front of your shins, mostly from overuse in runners, jumpers, or hikers. The pain runs along the tibia (lower leg bone) where the muscles insert. The two most common muscles involved in shin splints are the tibialis anterior and the tibialis posterior. Tibialis posterior acts to move your foot inward and bring your toes away from your nose.Read More
Do you think you may have sciatica? Comprehensive Physical Therapy can help. WHAT IS SCIATICA? Sciatica is the inflammation of the sciatic nerve that travels from the back down to the foot. This means sciatica can cause pain in your back, buttocks, hamstring, calf, shin, or foot, depending on where the nerve is irritated.Read More
End the Vicious Cycle of Back Pain
Back discomfort can be debilitating for anyone experiencing it. Living with back pain often means being plagued by the inability to sleep, stiffness, and difficulty doing activities we love. This discomfort and pain impact our ability to run, rock climb or hike, garden, walk the dog or play with our grandchildren. Back pain can affect everyone including, young athletes to active parents or older adults.Read More
Important Tools to Relieve Sciatica Pain
In a study reported in the journal, Orthopedics, 650 people were examined for lower-back pain or sciatica. About 25% had reported an episode of sciatica in the past six months of the study and this shows how common sciatica really is.Read More
Snapping Hip Syndrome
This condition is classified by a “snapping” sensation at the front or side of your hip joint, caused by a muscle or tendon moving over a bony structure of the joint. For some individuals, this causes only the sensation of “snapping” without pain, but for others it can be painful and limit ability to perform activities of daily living or recreational activities.Read More
Sciatic Nerve Inflammation
Do you think you may have sciatica? WHAT IS SCIATICA? Sciatica is the inflammation of the sciatic nerve that travels from the back down to the foot. This means sciatica can cause pain in your back, buttocks, hamstring, calf, shin, or foot, depending on where the nerve is irritated. Comprehensive Physical Therapy can help.Read More
Lower Back Problems, A Common Complaint
Lower back problems can have long term effects on the body if not treated properly. Physical therapy uses a combination of strength exercises, hands-on techniques and body mechanic assessments to ensure correct muscle activation, good mechanics, and education to help decrease your pain and prevent re-injury.Read More
Are Lower Back Problems Causing You Discomfort?
Back injuries and problems can significantly limit our ability to carry out daily tasks and enjoy the activities we love. Many people think it is just something they have to “live with,”. BUT THAT IS NOT THE CASE. Thankfully, physical therapy can be highly beneficial for resolving lower back pain, thus significantly improving your quality of life.Read More
5 Common Hip Injuries
There can be many causes of hip pain and hip injuries, but we will be talking about the most common in this blog. Having hip pain can limit you from doing your daily activities, playing with your kids, performing your job duties, and cause you a lot of unnecessary stress if you don’t get it checked out right away! Below we will be discussing the common hip injuries, how they present, risk factors, and what to do if you think you have one of these injuries.Read More
What REALLY is Sciatica?
Sciatica refers to pain that radiates from the back, deep into the buttock and down into the back of the leg. This is generally caused by compression and irritation to the sciatic nerve and generally develops over time due to repetitive postures or physical activity.Read More