Pilates Integrated Therapeutic Excercise
Physical therapists are using Pilates as a powerful tool to strengthen their rehabilitation programs. With this form of exercise, PTs can effectively integrate core stability, breathing and proper posture with the concepts of flexibility... (read more...)
Back Pain & Physical Therapy
In our modern industrial society, back pain is the most common cause of loss of activity among adults under 45. It’s estimated that over 80% of all American workers suffer back pain at some time during... (read more...)
Hot Pack or Cold Pack - Which One To Use?
Heat and cold can be used alternatively and are often used to treat pain and relax muscles.
Hot and cold agents should always be used with caution. It is a good idea... (read more...)
Do’s & Don’ts in the Workplace
Sit close to your work.
Sit in a chair that is low enough to place both your feet on the floor and no lower.
Have a chair that supports your back in a slightly... (read more...)
Kinesio Taping -vs- Athletic Taping
Kinesio Tape was introduced to the United States in 1995 through the athletic population and is becoming more and more widespread in its use by physical therapists, athletic trainers, orthopedists, chiropractors and other... (read more...)
Mechanical Spinal Traction: Treatment for Neck and Back Pain
Mechanical spinal traction is the use of mechanical devices that exert a pulling force through a rope and various halters and straps. The tractive force results in a longitudinal separation and gliding apart of cervical (neck) or lumbar (back) spinal segments... (read more...)