Author Archives: Dr. Kaitlin Herzog

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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Why A Disk Injury Doesn’t Mean the End of Your Lifting Career

We all have seen that guy in the gym who does bench and upper body day every day with the huge chest and tiny legs. I have one in my gym who competes in powerlifting, bench only. When I asked him why he doesn’t compete in squat or deadlift, he replied, “because I hurt my…

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