Pain Relief

Best of WNC 2019!

Best of WNC 2019 Winners Announced! Thank you for voting us Best of WNC for 7 years running! We are very proud and grateful that Physio Physical Therapy and Wellness has again been voted Best of WNC in the Mountain Xpress poll. We strive every day to provide the best care for our community and we are honored to be recognized for doing what we love. Physio Physical Therapy and Wellness has now been voted Best of WNC 7 years Running. Because we

Taking Care of my Body while Bartending

Many years ago, I decided to get a part-time bartending job at a local brewery. I was looking to purchase my first home here in Asheville and like many Ashevillians know, the struggle is real. It’s expensive to live here! So I figured the extra income would be helpful. Little did I know how difficult and taxing my little part-time bartending job would be on my body. Luckily, the knowledge I have gained over the past

Rock Climbing after a Back Injury

BEING ACTIVE IS A WAY OF LIFE For those of us who are active, getting hurt can feel like our bodies have betrayed us. We may try to ignore it at first, out of fear that it’s going to slow us down, take us out of the game for a little while.  A few years ago, I started rock climbing. I fell in love with it. Kayaking and mountain biking scare the willies out of me but

Carpal Tunnel FAQ’s

Carpal Tunnel is a common occurrence affecting much of our population today. With increased computer use, repetitive motions being performed at work, gaming systems and texting, this condition is becoming even more prevalent. Frequently asked questions are below. What is the carpal tunnel? The carpal tunnel is a narrow space that threads it way between the small bones in the wrist. This “tunnel” serves as a conduit for tendons, blood vessels and nerves extending from the arm into the hand. It also houses the

Causes of Shoulder Pain and Popping

Have you ever wondered why you have shoulder popping? I often hear this question in my practice, “Why is my shoulder popping?” There are multiple reasons for this common issue.  The shoulder is a complex and unstable joint.  It is comprised of bone, ligaments, cartilage, and tendons that allow for the ease of movement in so many different directions, but this is also why the shoulder is a commonly injured joint that results in shoulder pain. Why do I have shoulder pain and

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