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Foot Pain - Is it Plantar Fasciitis?

Foot Pain - Is it Plantar Fasciitis?
. . . . . . . . . . . Foot Pain - Is it Plantar Fasciitis?. . If you are suffering from foot pain, it may be plantar fasciitis. . . This pain is typically in the heel and can extend down into the arch of the foot. . . . . Patients will report that the worst pain is when taking that first step in the morning. . . The pain is persistent and frustrating.  . . Take a look at my series of videos on YouTube to see you may be able to help yourself get r...
Posted on 2021-04-28

Referral to Physical Therapy for Low Back Pain reduces odds of later opioid prescription

Referral to Physical Therapy for Low Back Pain reduces odds of later opioid prescription
Referral to Physical Therapy for Low Back Pain reduces odds of later opioid prescription.   I found this article from the publication PT in Motion from May 2018 and thought it may help you learn more about how physical therapy is a better option than taking opioids. “Referral to physical therapy for low back pain reduces odds of later opioid prescription”   There is solid evidence that physical therapy as a first line approach for low back pain improves outcomes, but...
Posted on 2021-04-10

Why Sit-Ups Won't Get Rid of Back Pain & Help You Lose Belly Fat

Why Sit-Ups Won't Get Rid of Back Pain & Help You Lose Belly Fat
Why the “Sit-Up” Won’t Strengthen Your Back and Won’t Reduce Belly Fat   When interviewing and evaluating my patients who present with back pain, I always ask them if they have had a history of on/off back problems and what they have done to address their pain. After reviewing what pain relief techniques, they have adopted over the years, we then review what exercise programs they have employed to reduce the occurrence of back pain. In some cases, my patients re...
Posted on 2021-03-03
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