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Category: Studies

Identifying And Treating Pain From Nerve Tension

January 8, 2016
Physio, Studies, Work Injury

Nerve tension is pain that occurs because a nerve is being compressed or stuck in its surrounding tissue which prevents it from moving within its tract like it normally does. This can happen for a variety of reasons. If a joint has been immobile for a period of time it increases the risk that a […]

Therapy Found Effective for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

January 7, 2016
Physio, Studies, Therapy

Customized physical therapy may be a useful way to ease low back pain, which affects an estimated 31 million Americans a new study says. Researchers from La Trobe University observed that ‘many patients with low-back disorders persisting beyond 6 weeks do not recover.

Myth: Physical Therapy is only for Injuries and Accidents

January 5, 2016
Physio, Studies, Therapy

Physical therapists do a lot more than just stretch or strengthen weak muscles after an injury or surgery. They are skilled at evaluating and diagnosing potential problems before they lead to more-serious injuries or disabling conditions from carpal tunnel syndrome or a frozen shoulder to chronic headaches or lower-back

Read These Three Tips For Long Car Rides

January 4, 2016
Exercises, Insurance, Studies

Remaining in a seated position for extended periods of time can restrict blood flow to your lower extremities, causing flexion, which is a compressive force in the spine. Stopping to stand and stretch is critical for your spine, as it releases the compression, allows for blood to flow to the nerves, and helps maintain flexibility