physical therapy in asheville

What is Trigger Finger?

All about Trigger Finger (including tips!) What is Trigger Finger? We all have tendons in our hands that allow us to actively bend or straighten our fingers.  The tendons that allow us to bend our fingers are located on the palm side of our hands.  These tendons pass through several tunnels or “sheaths” that help keep the tendons in one place.  Disruption of movement is called Trigger finger. Trigger finger can be caused by one of two ways: one, the tendon

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

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

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