Impacts of Bad Posture

Poor posture results from reoccurring lifestyle habits over time and can prove difficult to break. Physical therapists are here to help when the effects of incorrect posture begin to cause chronic pain and discomfort. What are various types of bad posture? Many of the...
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....