Categories: Acute Pain
The Most Common Sports Injuries & How to Recover From Them
Sprains and strains are the most common sports-related injuries, simply because most athletic pursuits require the simultaneous use of many muscles, tendons, and ligaments, all three of which can stretch farther than they should or move and turn in ways they shouldn’t.
Why Sitting is Splintering Your Spine
By now, it’s no secret that desk jobs can take a toll on your body – especially your back. While sitting is never ideal, office environments generally provide optimal conditions for prolonged sitting – ergonomically efficient chairs, keyboards, high-quality monitors, etc. However, the COVID pandemic has shifted many workers away from their office desks.
5 Exercises for Lower Back Pain
Lower back pain is one of the most common complaints we see in physical therapy. Since the back plays such a major role in almost all movement, even a mild case of back pain can be debilitating.
How to Treat Knee Pain
Knee pain is staggeringly common, being the second most common cause of chronic pain in the 100 million Americans who suffer from chronic pain each year.
Achy, Painful Shoulder? Here are 5 PT-Approved Exercises to Help
One of the most common questions a physical therapist gets is simply, “What are some stretches for shoulder pain?” Now, more than ever, shoulder pain is a leading complaint among physical therapy patients. But why the sudden increase in shoulder pain symptoms?