Low Back Pain

Best of WNC 2016 Best Physical Therapist and Physical Therapy Practice 2016 Announced

The results are in for the Mountain Xpress Best Of WNC 2016!  PHYSIO is proud to announce: Lee Plamann, Physical Therapist at Physio voted Best of WNC! Congratulations to Lee Plamann, PT, DPT for being voted a Best of WNC Winner for Physical Therapist and to  PHYSIO Physical Therapy and Wellness Asheville for being voted Best Physical Therapy Practice in Western North Carolina for the 4th year in a row! The Physio team would like to thank everyone for their support

Introducing Lee Plamann, Physical Therapist to the Physio Team

  Lee Plamann, PT, DPT Physical Therapist Please welcome our newest addition to the team, Lee Plamann, Physical Therapist. Lee joins the Physio Team with tons of amazing experience working with tendon, joint, muscle and nerve pain. He loves working with his hands and getting his clients the results they want, quickly. Some of his special interests include Astym, Joint Mobilization/Manipulation and helping those suffering from pain, injury or weakness. What does Lee like most about working at PHYSIO Physical Therapy and Wellness? PHYSIO Physical Therapy is truly a unique clinic in

Physical therapy as good as surgery and less risky for one type of lower back pain

Physical therapy as good as surgery and less risky for one type of lower back pain One type of lower back pain, called lumbar spinal stenosis, is sometimes treated with surgery. But physical therapy works just as well, and comes with fewer unwanted complications — some of them life-threatening — than surgery, according to a study published recently in Annals of Internal Medicine. Stenosis means narrowing. In lumbar spinal stenosis, the space inside the lowest part of the spinal canal has narrowed.

5 Natural Inflammation Remedies

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 without the use of invasive measures.  As always, you should consult your doctor or physical therapist before making changes to any existing treatment program.  Enjoy and be well! 1.  

Why Your Back Pain Isn’t Getting Better

Are you someone who has tried everything and still can’t find relief from lower back pain?  Have you been wondering why your back pain isn’t getting better? Here are are few reasons your back pain may not be improving… Not getting a good night’s sleep Research indicates that quality of sleep plays a crucial role in improving outcomes in chronic pain patients. According to a few significant studies, a staggering number of chronic pain physical therapy patients (40-50%) feel better with just one single