Heal yourself with Myofascial Release and a small inflatable ball.

Myofascial Release is not only an awesome and highly effective treatment technique to receive during a therapy session, it can be used at home and this is what makes it stand out from the crowd. Self Myofascial Release using a small inflatable ball feels good, can reduce your pain and symptoms as well as prevent…

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Do you know when you need a Physical Therapist? – Greensboro, NC

Do you always know when you need to see a physical therapist?  You may know when somethings is not right and you need see your physician, and you usually know exactly when you need to go to the emergency room. Hopefully after reading my blog you know that you can see a physical therapist first,…

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The best medicine for knee arthritis, diabetes, obesity, preventing fractures and heart disease.

One of the most important things you can do this year for your health is to be and stay active. I want to share with you an awesome visual lecture by Dr. Mike Evans and it is about the single 1 most important thing we can do for our health. This treatment can reduce your…

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Release Your Pain and Tightness with Myofascial Stretching

Myofascial Stretching is a unique self-treatment technique that follows the principles of Myofascial Release (MFR) as developed and taught by John F. Barnes, PT.  I teach this method of self-treatment and recommend the following book to all of my patients. Myofascial stretching results in permanent lengthening of the body’s connective tissue and can dramatically improve…

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“My Back is Killing me, I think I need an MRI.”

I haven’t heard this exact phrase before, but I do have patients that feel that they need an MRI to know exactly what is going on, even after I’ve evaluated and treated them. An MRI, as a routine diagnostic tool for common low back pain, will not tell you why your back hurts, it will…

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Do you know that you burn 100 calories for every mile you walk?

Walking for exercise is one of the most important forms of physical activity you can do. This is a frequent topic and one that I’ve written about many times. It is easy, free, you can do it anywhere and at anytime and it is super duper healthy. Walking just 30 minutes 5 times a week,…

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Physical Therapy in Greensboro, NC

Are you looking for Physical Therapy in Greensboro, NC? If you are then you are about to read one of the most important Blog posts. In North Carolina you do not need a physician’s referral or prescription to see a physical therapist. You can call the physical therapist or physical therapy clinic of your choice…

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Can you get Arthritis from cracking your knuckles? -Greensboro, NC

  “Will I get arthritis from cracking my knuckles?” This is a very common question, urban legend and myth and a topic that has many people perplexed and worried. No, cracking your knuckles will not cause you to have arthritis in your hands and fingers later on in life. A recent study concluded that “in…

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Is an MRI necessary if you have Back Pain?

Is an MRI or an X-Ray necessary if you have back pain? No, and most studies show that if you have low back pain and receive an MRI you are more likely to have surgery, and many times surgery does not “fix” your problem. About 30% of the time, more conservative and cost effective treatments…

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Do you know what to do if you have Back Pain? -Greensboro, NC

Did you wake up one morning with back pain? Have you had back pain on and off for a long time? Did you pick something up or move in a certain way and have a sharp or shooting pain in your back? If you just answered yes to one of the above questions, or have…

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