Ankle Sprains: Very Common – Very Preventable
What Is An Ankle Sprain? An ankle sprain occurs when excessive force is placed on one or more ligaments in the ankle joint. This excessive force causes ligaments to over-stretch and/or tear. Ligaments are structures that stabilize joints by running from one bone to another. They provide strength, control and proprioceptive feedback (letting your body…Read More
Your Place Physical Therapy Posture Series: Part I – The Chin Tuck
How’s Your Posture? Poor posture is a common source of pain for far too many people. Why is it such an issue? Because of societal trends encouraging positions that are straining and damaging to the human body. These trends include excessive cell phone use, time spent working at computers, driving, watching TV – and the…Read More
Are Doctors Always Going To Help Me Feel Better?
For generations upon generations society has lead us to believe that, if something is wrong with our body, we should go to a doctor. This belief still remains true in many cases. However, when it comes to things like muscle or joint pain and associated loss of function, relying on a physician may never get…Read More