Active Rehabilitation: The pain is gone but I still cannot *insert favorite physical activity*
If you have been in a car accident or are recovering from a chronic injury your goal at the time was probably pain relief. At the time, all you wanted was to be able to take care of yourself, your loved ones, and perform your routine tasks without the pain and limitation. With that in […]
Is Plantar fasciitis causing my limp?
If you’re trying to diagnose your own limp, well, you’re not alone. Sometimes, finding and arriving at your own answers can feel quite empowering, especially if the problem is causing you discomfort and debilitation. The ankle joint is said to withstand up to five times your body weight in normal walking and up to thirteen […]
Osteoarthritis: Physical therapy for hip and knee pain
You’re no spring chicken, you have to make your peace with that.” Is that the response you got from a dismissive-someone when you described your hip or knee pain? Have you gone so far as to believing that about yourself? If you woke up with stiffness in your hip and knee, maybe even some creaking […]
Holy Cow, -ow, my jaw hurts! – Physiotherapy for TMJ disorder
Who would’ve thought that you would have to stifle your yawn anywhere but a work meeting or any meeting where the stakes are high? Not me. That’s until I had temporomandibular joint disorder. If you’re reading this, it is likely you are annoyed at being unable to do the most elementary activities such as yawn, […]