Hip, Hip, Hooray! Modern society comes with desk jobs, prolonged sitting, and repetitive motions that weaken the hip joints. As a result, the lower back and knees are forced to compensate. Muscle imbalances and poor posture compound the problem. Over time, this reinforces poor movement patterns, eventually resulting in pain and discomfort. It’s not too late,… Read… Read More.
Don’t Fall For This… The risk of falling increases with age. In this article, we shall briefly discuss the role of physical therapists in fall prevention and the treatment of gait and balance impairments. Read this months newsletter here.
Because the spine and the arm move together, if the back isn’t doing it’s share, the shoulder will need to do extra. We work on the muscles and the joints from the waist up to make sure that the ball and socket joint of the shoulder is healthy. The shoulder blade is only attached to the body… Read More.
A study published in JOSPT June 2011 looked at 9 tests that help athletes, their Doctor and Physical Therapists determine when it is safe to return to their sports after ACL reconstruction. The authors found that 3, in particular, were useful in measuring strength and balance differences side-to-side and recommended that an athlete perform at… Read More.