Why Stretching is Better than Massage Doing the right stretch can make a huge difference in how you feel. Physical therapy is a combination of exercises, evaluation, detective work, puzzle solving, convincing, hands-on work including manual stretching/massage/manipulation, modalities, etc. But what I’ve found to […]
You’re not the only one that started feeling the same symptoms even after a surgery. Surgery doesn’t address the underlying reason why your symptoms started in the first place. This article explains why, and what do to about it instead!
That was the ah – ha moment, and I have never suggested buddy taping to anyone again. What I did instead, was to use the tape to provide support for my healing toe with the anatomy in mind.
What is the difference between CARTILAGE and MENISCUS? (tow- MAY-toe) (tow –MAH –toe) 10/02/2018 When people have pain in their knee, it’s about 50/50 if they ask me about their ‘cartilage’ or about their ‘meniscus’. Generally speaking, those terms are interchangeable because their differences are […]
12/12/2018 Inflammation is a very popular subject, and rightly so. Nearly every physical therapy patient that I see has inflammation. Or as they say in Spanish, (in-fla-ma-see-own). Surely I will be making a lot of blog entries on the subject – and today, as my […]
How many muscles do we use when smiling? (and other neat facts about a SMILE) 03/01/2020 HOW MANY MUSCLES DO YOU USE TO SMILE? The Saturday Series has begun! Every Saturday in February the posts will be about smiling. Oh boy! ? (As if Saturday’s […]