Many athletes accept the fallacy that knee pain is the inevitable cost of running. While it is true that running places a great amount of force on the knee joint, it isn’t always the impact that causes pain. Believe it or not, running actually strengthens the knee joint and the surrounding bones. Have you heard of Wolff’s…

The shoulder is one of the most complex joints in the human body. The many tendons, ligaments, and muscles that hold it together give it an incredible range of motion. Unfortunately, this freedom of motion makes it the most unstable joint in the body. As tendons are stretched during movement, they can be rubbed and pinched…

Not to call you out or anything, but you know who you are. You are the physical therapy client who comes to therapy faithfully each week. Well, you did at first, and now you avoid eye contact with your physical therapist when you see them in public because you know you didn’t make your physical…

Anyone who competes, works out, or has tried a new training program knows battle wounds are inevitable. We bear the scars, the raspberries, the broken bones, and the blood of common sports injuries. If you suffer from a workout battle wound, take care of it right away. Check out these 10 treatments for workout battle…

“A healthy attitude is contagious but don’t wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier.” – Tom Stoppard Here’s something you should be spreading this season (*hint* it’s not the flu) – A positive attitude. As flu season is still upon us – it’s time to grab a workout buddy and catch a good ‘tude….

The first phase of a musculoskeletal injury is inflammation. This phase is painful and causes swelling in the joint, adding mechanical pressure on the nerve endings leading to pain or discomfort. Pain often results in dysfunction and requires a Physical Therapist intervention. No matter the joint injured (shoulder pain, neck pain, low back pain, knee…