“The bad news is time flies, the good news is you’re the pilot” -Michael Shulter If you – like millions of Americans – experience chronic low-back pain or pain that shoots down the buttocks while bending forward or exercising, you may have what is known as a herniated disc. Exercising with a herniated disc can…

Many of us are guilty of it. The back starts aching or your hamstrings are tight, so you reach over and touch your toes. You want that deep stretch that eases your back pain and tests your flexibility. But the standing toe touch is not as great as it feels. The move is just a…

At COR Physical Therapy in Santa Clara, we have a wide range of individuals who seek treatment from injuries. A commonality has been young athletes with overuse youth injuries. As we all know young children are always moving around and having fun. They do sometimes get over excited and hurt themselves. It’s important to be conscious…

Toe touches, sit and reach, and wall stretches are typical static stretches. Yet, these stretches do more than simply stretch muscle, especially when used with poor form. I’ve worked with people of all skill levels, professional athletes, weekend warriors, stay at home moms, and age-group athletes and none of these groups knows how or why…