Self-Myofascial Release & Trigger Point Therapy with an 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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A Physical Therapist’s Journey Back To Running – 1 Year Update

Well, it’s been just over a year since I transitioned from riding my bicycle to running and I want to share my insights and thoughts 1 year in. As you can read in my previous posts, Part 1 and Part 2, I started running again for exercise about a year ago after I finally realized…

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What Is The Single Most Important Thing For Living A Healthy Life?

What is the one most important things you can do this year for your health? Go for a brisk walk, be and stay active. Move and Use Your Body! Movement is the best thing for your body, even when you have pain or are injured. I want to share with you an awesome visual lecture…

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Pain & What To Do About It In Less Than 5 Minutes

Pain. We all experience it, but yet we all experience it in different ways. Pain is proportional to the perceived threat. Pain is the check engine light of your body. The longer we experience pain, the more sensitized we are to it and the earlier our body feels pain to a stimulus or threat. In…

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Inteview with Tracy Shuford PA-C of College Hill CrossFit in Greensboro, NC

Recently I had the pleasure to sit down to lunch with Tracy Shuford PA-C to talk about life, geek out about orthopedic injuries, and learn more about Crossfit. In this interview we define Crossfit and Functional Movement, discuss common misconceptions, Injuries and Crossfit, what to do to prepare for your 1st Crossfit class and why…

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A Physical Therapist’s Journey Back To Running – Part 2

Back in Part 1 I wrote about the history and reasons I’ve been re-inspired to start running again. I always thought running “sucked” and have seen people pounding concrete and would just cringe.  I’ve decided to start from zero and this is my story. I’ve run/walked now 3 times and can say that as long…

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A Physical Therapist’s Journey Back To Running – Part 1

It’s been almost 20 years since I last ran for exercise without it hurting.  That was just after college and prior to that in high school as requirement of my soccer team.  I’ve tried running a few times since, but it always hurt and I alway felt like it “sucked.”  My body just felt better…

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Your Hidden Cause of Neck Pain, Headaches and Tension

Your computer or workstation can cause you pain. Do you have headaches, stress or tension? Do these symptoms occur especially while at work or at the end of the day? Your workstation, desk or computer environment may be the cause, or a major contributor factor to your pain and discomfort. Some of the problems your…

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Physical Therapy for Back Pain During Pregnancy

Are you pregnant and do you have back, hip, knee or leg pain? Have you been told that you just need to wait until you have your baby to feel better? Have you been told that there is nothing that can be done for you at this time? If you answered yes, then you need…

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Yoga Is for Everyone, Try Chair Yoga Today!

Is Chair Yoga right for you? Yoga has been getting a lot of attention in the media, and as it becomes more main stream, people from all walks of life are giving it a try, hoping to gain some of the benefits it offers, such as: increased flexibility, increased strength, reduced stress, and reduced pain.…

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