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
A Systematic Review on IASTM Concludes it is Ineffective (but there is good news!) Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) is on the rise in the physical therapy field. With new techniques and procedures popping up everywhere, it is hard to know what works and what doesn’t. A September 2016 systematic review evaluated the research on IASTM and concluded research does not support the efficacy of IASTM. Recognizing the fact that some clinicians utilize IASTM without supporting research, the systematic review noted there is
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.
Part 1 of 6: Assess Your Knee Pain Mild to moderate knee pain can often be successfully treated at home. Whether due to a sprain or arthritis, there are several ways to combat the pain.Before you attempt to treat your pain at home, you should be cautious. Seek medical attention for moderate to severe pain caused by injury. Some types of knee pain can require surgery or other interventions to resolve. If the pain is due to inflammation, arthritis or a minor
It’s time to GET TREATMENT now Before the beginning of the year! 1. Insurance Deductibles Are Usually Met by Now: Most patients don’t strategize in regards to their insurance deductibles. Most of us have met our deductibles or our max out of pocket making it a very good time of year to have things taken care of medically. So whether it’s a nagging physical ailment or another medical problem act now before the end of the year to save yourself some money. 2.