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  We get a lot of phone calls asking questions about our practice. People just like you ask us what conditions we treat, sharing their stories of botched surgeries, recurring injuries, and unexplained pain. They ask us what “modalities” we use, referencing cold laser therapy or electro-stimulation treatment, desperate for anything that might help them.Read More…

Stiff and Suffering from Tech Neck? Stretches can help!

Stiff and Suffering from Tech Neck? Stretches can help!

For a lot of us, yoga class isn’t calm and relaxing. We aren’t soothed by the prospects of dangling upside down or stretching our limbs into geometric shapes. Instead of breathing deeply, our panicked breath comes fast and quick as we feel like a giraffe being taught ballet or a hippopotamus attempting the splits. StretchingRead More…

You Need the Right Diagnosis, not the Right Technique

You Need the Right Diagnosis, not the Right Technique

To be honest, I’m tired of being asked over and over again what technique I practice. Before beginning treatment, patients often ask this, and I tend to respond back with the question: “What do you mean by a technique? I am a physical therapist and I do physical therapy.” Then, after they have finished their session,Read More…

The Actual Cause of Knee Arthritis

The Actual Cause of Knee Arthritis

Winter is coming and we have finally got rain. Everything is nice and fresh! Yet, this season is not always easy for those who have arthritis. People with knee arthritis feel stiffer in the joints, especially in the morning, and they generally have more aches and pains. Arthritis changes the quality of one’s life. OneRead More…

What is Pain?

What is Pain?

What is pain? Why do we have it? And how are we to treat it? When answering these vital questions, it’s important to turn to history in order to trace the relationship humans have fostered with pain and its treatment.  The history of an understanding of pain – why it exists and what it isRead More…

Let’s Break 6 Myths about Back Pain!

Let’s Break 6 Myths about Back Pain!

Lower back pain affects around 60-90% of individuals during their lifetime. In fact, it is the most common reason people seek medical attention, second only to the common cold. That having been said, what does such a figure cost? In the U.S alone, we spend more money on the management of back pain ($90 billionRead More…

Learn How to Fix Frozen Shoulder

Learn How to Fix Frozen Shoulder

This morning was the first time I couldn’t reach my hair to wash. I’ve been struggling for a couple of weeks, but today I had to use my left arm. I’ve been having trouble putting on my shirts. I’ve been waking up more and more each night from the pain. You might have Frozen Shoulder. SinceRead More…

I Don’t Want To Be A Burden To My Children

I Don’t Want To Be A Burden To My Children

From time to time I hear my elderly customers exclaim that they “don’t want to be burdensome to [their] kids”, and no matter how many times I hear this, it always touches my heart. I want to tell you something important: you’ve done more than enough for your kids and you deserve their help. RememberRead More…

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