5 Reasons Not to Tolerate Pain

By Christopher Taylor, PT / November 29, 2015

5 Reasons Not to Tolerate Pain Untreated pain creates a downward spiral of chronic pain symptoms, so it is very important to treat pain early and avoid it becoming chronic pain. The earlier a person begins treatment, the less likely the pain will affect their day-to-day life. Let’s discuss 5 reasons…

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5 Natural Inflammation Remedies

By Christopher Taylor, PT / October 20, 2015

5 All Natural Ways to Soothe Joint Inflammation So you suffer from arthritis or some other form of joint inflammation, but you are unable to take medication or undergo surgery to alleviate your pain.  What can you do?  This short article will provide you will 5 suggestions for cooling inflammation…

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Gout: Root Causes and a Natural Treatment Approach

By Christopher Taylor, PT / October 8, 2015

Do you have severe pain in your great toe that feels like sharp needles stabbing you every time you take a step? Has this pain limited your ability to stand or walk? Is that “Gout”?   According to the Arthritis Foundation, gout occurs in about 6 million men and 2…

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Back Pain: Not Just for Adults

By Christopher Taylor, PT / October 4, 2015

When we think about back pain, we tend to think that adults are the only ones suffering from it. But that just isn’t the case, and it’s time we start paying attention because back pain is not just for adults. Every school year, millions of children walk to, from, and around…

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Sitting is slowly killing us

By Christopher Taylor, PT / October 1, 2015

Sitting is slowly Killing all of us Things just aren’t what they used to be in many ways. As a culture, we used to fill our days with standing, working on crops in our fields, gathering or hunting for our food then later came standing working in factories or mills. With modern advances…

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Dry Needling Q&A

By Christopher Taylor, PT / August 23, 2015

Common Questions about Dry Needling Answered: Q: How many needles are you going to use? A: Depends on the area to be needled and how you feel about needles; as little as two needles to as many as 10. For problems such as sciatica more needles are used in order…

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How does Dry Needling Work?

By Christopher Taylor, PT / August 19, 2015

In the last blog post, we described what Dry Needling is and who it could be for. This week we are going to discuss how Dry Needling works. Dry Needling can stimulate the healing process by improving blood flow, nerve conduction, and/or structure of the tissue around the injured area…

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What is Dry Needling?

By Christopher Taylor, PT / August 17, 2015

Dry Needling has gained more popularity due to adoption by everyone from runners with injuries to the NFL for its pain relief, hastened recovery, improvements in functional movement. The question remains – What is Dry Needling? Dry Needling completely different from acupuncture. Instead of putting needles in Chi points or along meridian lines, like Eastern based…

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Best of WNC 2015 Best Physical Therapist and Physical Therapy Practice 2015 Announced

By Christopher Taylor, PT / August 5, 2015

The results are in for the Mountain Xpress Best Of WNC 2015!  PHYSIO is proud to announce: Congratulations to Christopher Taylor, MPT and PHYSIO Physical Therapy and Wellness Asheville for being voted Best of WNC for Physical Therapist and Physical Therapy Practice in Western North Carolina for the 3rd year in a row! Chris…

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Introducing Mandy Martin, Physical Therapist to the Physio Team

By Christopher Taylor, PT / June 19, 2015

Mandy Martin, DPT Physical Therapist Please welcome our newest addition to the team, Amanda Martin, Physical Therapist. Mandy joins the Physio Team with tons of amazing experience with tendon, joint and nerve pain. She loves working with her hands and getting her clients amazing results quickly. Some of her special interests include Dry Needling,…

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