Category: Aches and Pains

Jan16th 2020

PAIN EDUCATION 101: PAIN SCIENCE MADE EASY

By Ari Witkin, DPT This article is Part One of a two-part series. Click here to read Part Two. As children, we would sometimes fall and scrape our knee. Maybe it was bleeding; certainly it was painful. We thought the pain was caused by something at the site of the injury and it was sending a signal

Dec17th 2019

GET READY FOR SKI SEASON! 4 TIPS FOR PREVENTING ACL TEARS IN WOMEN

Article Originally Featured on US News | Images Courtesy of Listopedia How to foil a common but preventable injury. “It is very common for women — four to eight times more common than it is for men — to tear their ACL,” says sports medicine expert and orthopaedic surgeon Miho Tanaka, M.D., director of the Women’s Sports Medicine program

Jan25th 2019

WHEN CAN I RETURN TO SPORT AFTER ACL SURGERY?

Article by Mick Hughes | Featured on mickhughes.physio.com This question is one that I get asked often by patients who are planning surgery after rupturing their ACL. Unfortunately for my patients, I don’t have an answer that makes them feel warm and fuzzy on the inside. My usual response is a long thoughtful sigh, followed by “How

Opioid-Article-Header-Image Oct19th 2017

PAIN MANAGEMENT WITH PHYSICAL THERAPY

By Sasha Kolbeck, MPT, DPT, OCS, COMT,CO-OWNER Unless you do not have access to TV, internet and social media, you have heard the recent concerns about opioid use and the national epidemic.  Recently I’m getting more and more questions from patients with reservations about taking prescribed opioids.  As a physical therapist it’s not within the scope