Low back pain is the most common complaint among women during pregnancy. In fact, studies have shown that between 50-70% of women experience low back pain at some point during pregnancy. While this may be common, it is NOT normal. Frequently, physicians who treat them say that it is just part of pregnancy and itContinue Reading »
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5 Ways To Ease Back Pain While Driving
Do You Have Pain In Your Back, Neck, Shoulders, Hips Or Feet When You Drive? Has anyone ever taught you about the correct position your body should be in when you are driving? How many of you knew you could adjust your steering wheel and chair to properly fit your body? Many of you I amContinue Reading »
Simple Ways to Ease Back Pain When at Work
Do you have back pain while sitting at your desk chair?? Is it harder and harder to concentrate throughout your day because your back pain starts in the morning and then increases the more that you sit at work?? By the time you leave work and drive home, do you feel like you can’t getContinue Reading »
3 Tips to Preventing Back Pain
Millions of Americans suffer each year with back pain. While there can be many causes of back pain one major, and preventable, cause of back pain is muscle strain. If you stress or strain your back muscles by using them frequently and repetitively or by asking them to work harder than they are able theyContinue Reading »
4 Signs Your Pelvic Floor May Not Love Your Love of Running
My love affair with running began in college as a way to combat the “freshman 15”—a result of late-night snacking while studying. Over the past 20 years, running has become my way of fighting off stress, staying physically and mentally strong, and having enough energy to be present at home and at work. Many ofContinue Reading »
3 Safe Postpartum Exercises
“I just had a baby and would like to begin exercising again but I’m not sure where or how to start…”This is a question we are asked by new mommies all of the time in our physical therapy practice and the best answer is: IT DEPENDS! It depends on: Your delivery method (vaginal versus CesareanContinue Reading »
Will My Abdominals Ever Be Normal After Having A Baby?
Of course they CAN be, but we have to work at those abdominals after having a baby. 9 months of carrying those cuties and it takes work afterwards to get our bodies to a NEW NORMAL!What happens during pregnancy? Abdominals separate in the third trimester of pregnancy to make room for the baby to growContinue Reading »
Concerned About Balance or Falls?
The holidays are right around the corner. This is the time of year for gathering and celebration. Many of us travel near or far to see family members and friends. Many of us examine our lives and think about changes to make for the coming year. When getting together with friends and relatives, especially olderContinue Reading »
Who’s the Boss? Your Bladder or Your Brain
Do you find yourself peeing multiple times before leaving the house in the morning only to walk into work and head straight to the bathroom? Do you know where every bathroom is located in the stores and places you frequent? Do you often get a strong, sudden, or overwhelming need to urinate? Have you triedContinue Reading »
What Pillow should I use to Prevent Back, Neck and Shoulder Pain?
Do you have neck, shoulder or back pain? Have you tried every pillow out there and still cannot find a comfortable position? Maybe you have acquired a pillow graveyard by now with all the pillows you have tried and have failed! Well our office is now offering custom fit pillows from Pillowise which have really madeContinue Reading »