Author Archives: Dr. Kaitlin Herzog

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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How to Tell Whether or Not You Have an Injury or It’s Just Arthritis

Do you have knee pain with running and think it is just because you are getting older? Have you been told that running is bad for your knees? We are going to tackle those questions in today’s post! So, how can you tell if you have arthritis or if your knee pain is because of…

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Have You Been Told You’re “Bone on Bone” or That You Need Surgery Now?

Have you been told you’re bone on bone, and that you need a hip replacement, knee replacement or that there’s nothing you can do about it? Today, we will tell you exactly what it means when someone tells you you’re bone on bone, what you need to do about it, and why it doesn’t mean…

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How To Come Back Even Stronger After An Injury

One of the questions that we get asked about frequently about injury is: “Will I ever regain full range of motion and will I ever get my strength back after an injury?” Yes and yes. What happens when you get an “injury”? Sometimes there’s tissue damage. Other times there isn’t. Pain does not always mean…

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