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Exercise Can Help Knee Osteoarthritis

2019-10-03T10:10:40-04:00

In the face of musculoskeletal pain, it’s common to restrict activity. Unfortunately, doing so can weaken the muscles and joints in the affected area, which can prolong pain and elevate the risk for future injury. Patients with osteoarthritis of the knee often fall into this trap. So, what type of exercises are best for improving [...]

Exercise Can Help Knee Osteoarthritis2019-10-03T10:10:40-04:00

Staying Active Helps the Lower Back

2019-10-03T10:07:31-04:00

In the past, patients may have been prescribed bed rest by their family doctor for low back pain. These days, treatment guidelines recommend staying active during the recovery process. Why the change? Ok, it goes like this... There are two types of muscles in the back: the superficial muscles and the deep muscles. The superficial [...]

Staying Active Helps the Lower Back2019-10-03T10:07:31-04:00

Low Back Pain & Poor Hip Mobility…A Common Link

2019-10-02T11:36:58-04:00

Low back pain is, by far, the most common complaint reported today. I rehab hundreds of cases each year, both acute & chronic, and they mostly have one thing in common…poor pelvic/hip mobility.  Before we can discuss what therapies can help, we need to understand what causes our hip to become impaired in the first [...]

Low Back Pain & Poor Hip Mobility…A Common Link2019-10-02T11:36:58-04:00