Author Archives: Dr. Kaitlin Herzog

How to Stop Waking Up in Pain

Over the weekend, I had a friend text me that she woke up with low back pain and could barely move without pain. She was worried and panicking because she was afraid that she would have to take the day off of work on Monday because of the pain, which she couldn’t afford to do.…

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How to Return to Running, and Run Further and Faster Than You Ever Have

Are you a runner who wants to improve performance and prevent injuries to keep running for years to come? If so, you are like many of the runners that we met last night at our community engagement event last night at one of our local run clubs, and we see many people just like you…

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How to Alleviate Low Back Pain During Pregnancy

Did you know that low back pain is the number one most common discomfort that pregnant women report? It is so common that 50% of pregnant women will report having suffered from low back pain. Most women think that it is an inevitable part of pregnancy and that there is nothing that can be done…

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Why Physical Therapy Is Essential for Every Mom

Have you been told that now that you’re a mom, you just need to accept that you will have leakage, back pain, hip pain or that you should not feel confident in your body? Have you been told that all of this is normal and that there is nothing that you can do to fix…

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Why You Should Go See Your Physical Therapist Instead of Going to “Physical Therapy”

This week, we had a patient tag our clinic on a comment thread on Facebook where individuals were talking about their experiences at “physical therapy”. One woman was complaining that she had “graduated from physical therapy three times for the same problem” and mentioned that she never saw the same therapist, only saw a therapist…

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What Does Physical Therapy Have to Do With Breast Cancer?

Happy October, also known as Breast Cancer Awareness Month! This month, we will be covering all things women’s health and pelvic floor. You might be wondering, “What does physical therapy have to do with breast cancer?” Physical therapy is a crucial part of the recovery process both during cancer treatment and for cancer survivors. The…

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Do You Have Peloton Pain?

Since the beginning of quarantine, we have seen a huge increase of clients who have started making their own home gyms to continue to be active during this time, which is awesome! Many people have invested in a Peloton bike as a way to get their cardiovascular workout in, rain or shine. However, a lot…

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Do You Need To Stretch More?

How many times have you said, “I need to stretch more”? We hear this all of the time from new clients who tell us, “I probably wouldn’t be in so much pain if I stretched more, or more regularly,” or “I keep stretching but the pain doesn’t go away.” So, why do you feel like…

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The 3 Things You Need to Know Before Getting Surgery for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Are you currently struggling with carpal tunnel syndrome from all of the typing you are doing while working from home? Here are the three things you need to know to fix your carpal tunnel problem! What is carpal tunnel syndrome? A lot of people don’t even know what the carpal tunnel is. You need to…

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The 3 Things You Need to Know When Getting Back to the Gym

As we have entered a new phase here in North Carolina, gyms are opening back up, and we have had a lot of clients here at LeBauer Physical Therapy who have questions about how to get back into the gym, as well as new clients with new aches and pains from getting back into the…

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