Cupping Therapy

Cupping Therapy

Cupping Therapy Relatively new to Western medicine, cupping therapy has been used throughout history in other cultures and is particularly popular in China. Cupping involves the use of cups which are suctioned to the skin to promote blood flow. In Chinese medicine it...
The Psychological Components of Pain

The Psychological Components of Pain

The Psychological Components of Pain Many people suffer from chronic pain, which is much different than your body responding to injuries. Chronic pain is any pain that lasts 3 or more months; sometimes, this pain can last for years. It’s important to understand that...
The Opioid Epidemic

The Opioid Epidemic

The Opioid Epidemic According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, more than 90 Americans die everyday from overdosing on opioids. There is a crisis in America right now where the addiction of opioids is on the rise. This shows that accessing drugs is easier than...
Direct Access to Physical Therapy

Direct Access to Physical Therapy

Direct Access to Physical Therapy Many patients have the understanding that they have to go to their doctor to receive a referral to see a physical therapist. What they don’t know is that based on research, direct access to physical therapy can save a lot of money....

Healing 101

When we injure ourselves, whether it’s a broken bone, a sprained ankle or a simple skin cut, all of our tissues follow the same stages of healing; inflammation, repair and remodeling. The stages overlap, one stage flowing into another, with elements of different...

Welcome: A Place to Heal

By: Gema Sanchez, PT It is written on entry mats all over the world. Welcome. You cross the threshold believing you are wanted there, that those who reside there do not mean you harm. That you are safe. But as many of us have experienced, it can be a false invitation...