Physical Therapy in Asheville

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

Gout: Root Causes and a Natural Treatment Approach

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 million women, or around 4% of American adults. Gout is a painful condition that occurs when too much uric acid, a body waste product, is produced. High amounts of uric

Introducing Mandy Martin, Physical Therapist to the Physio Team

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, Astym, Joint Mobilization/Manipulation.  What does Mandy like most about working at PHYSIO Physical Therapy and Wellness? PHYSIO Physical Therapy is truly a unique clinic in that the staff there cares about their clients as a

5 Good Lower Back Exercises to Stop Pain

Lower back exercises can really help stop pain quickly when done at home. Stretching of the joints, muscles, and nerves are very important to ensure that there are not imbalances throughout the musculoskeletal system. Decreased flexibility anywhere in the musculoskeletal system may lead to lower back pain. Not all of the following stretches may be appropriate for everyone. A stretch should not induce painful symptoms. A stretch should help with low back pain relief. Below are explanation of stretches and lower back exercises (source: Athletico.com) which

5 Good stretches for Low Back Pain Relief

Stretching of the joints, muscles, and nerves are very important to ensure that there are not imbalances throughout the musculoskeletal system. Decreased flexibility anywhere in the musculoskeletal system may lead to lower back pain. Not all of the following stretches may be appropriate for everyone. A stretch should not induce painful symptoms. A stretch should help with low back pain relief. Below are explanation of stretches (source: Athletico.com) which are right on point with what you need. I hope this can help give you

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