September 25, 2017

Which side should you use your cane?

How should I use my cane? Should I use my cane on my weaker side? A big mistake that most people make is holding their cane… [more]

Which side should you use your cane? Which side should you use your cane?

Common causes of golf injuries

Are injuries common in golf? What type of injuries are common in golf? Why does my back hurt after golf? Why does my… [more]

Common causes of golf injuries Common causes of golf injuries

Can steroid injections harm your body?

What’s the difference between anabolic steroids and corticosteroids? What does a cortisone injection actually do?  Will cortisone… [more]

Can steroid injections harm your body? Can steroid injections harm your body?

What does a torn rotator cuff feel like?

What is the rotator cuff? What is the most common way to cause injury to the rotator cuff? What does rotator cuff pain… [more]

What does a torn rotator cuff feel like? What does a torn rotator cuff feel like?

No Pain, No Gain

Should I hurt after exercise? Why do I have soreness in my muscles? What does No Pain No Gain really mean?   We've… [more]

No Pain, No Gain No Pain, No Gain

What is the best position to sleep for back pain?

Why does my back hurt in the morning? Why is sleeping posture important? Most of us have heard either mothers or grandmothers… [more]

What is the best position to sleep for back pain? What is the best position to sleep for back pain?

What to expect after a knee joint replacement

What should I expect after my knee replacement? How should I prepare for my knee replacement? Total knee replacements are… [more]

What to expect after a knee joint replacement What to expect after a knee joint replacement

Do arthritis supplements really work?

How do arthritis supplements work? What is Glucosamine? Does Glucosamine help relieve arthritic pain? What is Chondroitin… [more]

Do arthritis supplements really work? Do arthritis supplements really work?

What is frozen shoulder?

What is frozen shoulder? What is adhesive capsulitis? What causes adhesive capsulitis? Frozen shoulder (also referred to… [more]

What is frozen shoulder? What is frozen shoulder?

Why does my hip hurt?

Why does my hip hurt? What is hip bursitis? How do I alleviate hip bursitis pain? If you've been experiencing a pain… [more]

Why does my hip hurt? Why does my hip hurt?

Featured Articles

What is Runner’s Knee?

What causes runner's knee? How do you prevent runner's knee? Its summer time, which means many people are out participating in local 5k, 10k, half and full marathons. Consequently, runners are training more often, and may become susceptible to repetitive use injuries in the knee. The two most common knee injuries in runners are patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) and iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS). PFPS is pain under or along the knee cap itself, while ITBS is pain along the outside of … [Read More...]

What are overuse injuries?

Why do overuse injuries happen? How do you prevent overuse injuries? Repetitive stress injuries (otherwise known as repetitive strain, repetitive motion, or repetitive use injuries) are just what they sound like - injuries incurred due to repeated stresses or loads on the body over time. These injuries are quite common in the workplace due to employees performing the same daily tasks or maintaining the same sustained positions for several hours each day. Repetitive stress injury is a … [Read More...]

What is the best position to sleep for back pain?

Why does my back hurt in the morning? Why is sleeping posture important? Most of us have heard either mothers or grandmothers scold to “sit up straight.” Posture has always been a focus since we were little (despite few of us heeding this advice). We are exposed to ways to correct posture daily at work and home with the various ergonomic tools made to improve work place stations, but how often do we consider sleeping posture? Mild stiffness in the mornings is a normal occurrence. When we … [Read More...]

Do I need a referral for physical therapy?

Do I need a referral for physical therapy? How can a physical therapist help me? What is the training for a physical therapist?  Legislation now allows you to be evaluated and treated for up to 24 days by a physical therapist without a referral from your physician.  This is referred to as direct access.  In April 2013, Indiana became the 49th of 50 U.S. states to adopt it into practice. Direct access to physical therapy services means that as a patient, you will receive the treatment you … [Read More...]

Can steroid injections harm your body?

What’s the difference between anabolic steroids and corticosteroids? What does a cortisone injection actually do?  Will cortisone injections harm my body? When people hear the word “steroid”, most of us think of the sports enhancement use to gain muscle. However, there is a difference between anabolic, or muscle building steroids, and corticosteroids. Cortisol is produced naturally in the adrenal cortex of the human body. This hormone is produced at higher levels when your body is under … [Read More...]

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