How Stress leads to Pain

How Stress leads to Pain

People are dealing with more stress than ever right now and it’s impacting people in different ways. Many folks I speak with have been experiencing a rollercoaster of emotions — and their bodies are reflecting that. Keep reading to learn how stress leads to pain. Stress impacts everything from your gut, to your immune system, toRead More…

Headaches And Migraines: “Why Do They Happen?”

Headaches And Migraines: “Why Do They Happen?”

Let’s talk about headaches. They can range from a mid-afternoon head-pounding ache, to an agonizing pain that leaves you sensitive to light and sometimes feeling sick. It’s something most, if not all of us, have experienced at some point in our life. Unfortunately for some, headaches are a bigger problem and can even affect everydayRead More…

7 Reasons Everyone over 50 Should be Walking

7 Reasons Everyone over 50 Should be Walking

I meet a lot of folks who think (or have been told) they need to “slow down” once they get into their 50’s and beyond – especially if they have arthritis or an injury. But this can’t be farther from the truth. As we age, regular movement and exercise becomes even more critical – especiallyRead More…

Six Reasons to Try Pickleball this Summer

Six Reasons to Try Pickleball this Summer

If you’re looking for something fun and active to do this Summer – why not try a game of Pickleball? If you haven’t yet heard of pickleball – it’s quickly become one of the most popular racket sports in the country. It’s a paddle sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong. Since theRead More…

When You Can’t Feel Your Abs

When You Can’t Feel Your Abs

I’ve been a physical therapist for 23 years, and have been specializing in back pain for the past 15 years of my career. When it comes to strengthening your core and preventing back pain, I am an expert in my field. Yet for some reason this morning, during my core workout, I just couldn’t feelRead More…

Avoid Pills. Use Movement as Medicine Instead

Avoid Pills. Use Movement as Medicine Instead

In the 1990’s, it started becoming widely accepted to prescribe opioids for people recovering from surgery or injury, as well as those suffering with moderate-to-severe musculoskeletal pain (such as back pain and osteoarthritis). Although effective for managing pain, we would soon find out how highly addictive these drugs are. Statistics show that one in fourRead More…

Page 1 of 3