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About Christopher Taylor, PT

Chris Taylor is the Founding Physical Therapist at PHYSIO Physical Therapy and Wellness Asheville. He has been voted Best Physical Therapist in Western North Carolina every year by the Mountain XPress Reader Poll. He has over 15 years experience and has lived and worked in 11 states which contributes to the treatment style he has developed which breaks the mold. Become a better You today!

Do you know that Smoking can impact your Physical Therapy?

Smoking can impact your Physical Therapy.  A review of the the most recent statistics from American Lung Association (www.lung.org) and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) reveals that over 430,000 people die each year from smoking-related diseases. The American Lung Association warns that cigarette smoking leads to 87% of lung cancer and emphysema. Smoking is known to cause: Heart disease Lung cancer Esophageal cancer Chronic lung disease So we know smoking causes some pretty bad diseases!!! Smoking can also impact your Physical Therapy and is bad for your

Laser Therapy to help with Pain

Laser Therapy is a new option for pain relief in Asheville, North Carolina.  Stretching and exercise are a way to decrease your pain and improve your function and ultimately I believe that over the long term the best way to manage orthopedic pain is through exercise or activity.  However, there are times when it is difficult to exercise because you just can’t break through the pain.  When this pain cycle is stubborn, we have to use other types of

Low Back Pain Treatment

Physical Therapy is a commonly overlooked option for Low Back Pain Treatment.  It has also been found to be one of the more effective options to relieving pain and helping people returning to their normal lives.  The rates of low back pain is our country are absolutely mind-blowing.  A few of the more impressive statistics about low back pain include: low back pain treatment 1:  25% of the population has experienced low back pain within the last 3 months 2:  75% of