• Benefits of Acupuncture for Chronic Pain

    Chronic pain in the muscles and joints can make it difficult and miserable to conduct your day-to-day life. Common treatments include physical therapy, anti-inflammatory medications, as well as ice and heat. But when these options are not as effective as they should be, acupuncture is an option worth considering. Acupuncture is part of a traditional Chinese medicine that has been around for ...
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  • What is Runner's Knee?

    Patellofemoral pain syndrome, also known as “runner’s knee,” is considered the most common running ailment. The stress from running can cause irritation under, slightly above or below the kneecap, which is why runner’s knee isn’t a specific injury. Common causes of runner’s knee include: Overuse, especially if you constant perform repeated bending or high-stress exercises such as lunges or ...
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  • Injuries You Shouldn't Still Train Through

    While physical therapy and rehabilitation can sometimes be painful, not all pain is considered the good kind. If you’re pushing through pain, you’re putting yourself at a far greater risk of losing what you have gained from rehab than if you were to ease up on your exercises. There are several types of injuries that you cannot train through whatsoever. The following are injuries you shouldn’t ...
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  • How to Choose the Right Physical Therapist

    If you have suffered a serious injury, your doctor may recommend that you undergo physical therapy . On the other hand, you may also be able to refer yourself to physical therapy. Whether you ask a friend who may have been to physical therapy or searching on the internet, finding a physical therapist is quite simple. However, which one is the best choice for you? The following are important ...
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