The knee joint is one of the hardest working in the body, which is why it’s so prone to injury other chronic conditions that cause knee pain. If you’re one of the millions of Americans trying to decide what to do about your knee pain, keep in mind that one of the most successful, long-term
Arthritis Doesn’t Disappear — But Physical Therapy Is Still Good for What Ails You Did you know that at least 50 million Americans are struggling with arthritis? That’s a sizable chunk of the U.S. population, and there’s a good chance that you’re in that number. If you’ve already been diagnosed with a common form of
Are you feeling back pain after being quarantined to your home? You may be wondering, “Why is this? I’ve barely left the couch!” Well, therein lies the issue. The sedentary lifestyle that I’m sure many people have experienced since being quarantined to their homes can actually lead to more aches, pains, and discomfort than one
Are your hips and knees feeling stiff, achy, or even painful? Noticing more discomfort in your joints when standing up and moving around? If so, you’re not alone. This quarantine has taken a toll on many people’s bodies, as it has become much more difficult to maintain the same levels of physical activity at home.
A weak core can cause you to feel unsteady and imbalanced.Fortunately, physical therapy can help strengthen your core and, as a result, improve your balance. Core strength training is an important part of physical therapy. Whether you’re sitting, standing, or running, your core muscles play an integral role in keeping you balanced. The muscles in