Kinesio Tape for Lower Back Pain
We have addressed some of the most common causes of low back pain in previous articles. Today, I would like to go over one of
Advanced Upper Body Micro-Workout
We recently received a request from a reader to finish our micro-workouts series – and we had to oblige! What follows is a more advanced
What is Kinesio Tape, and How Does it Work?
I have been a physical therapist for almost 4 decades, and in our practice, we treat many orthopedic and painful conditions. One of my go-to
Resistance Band Face Pull: Secret weapon for shoulder strength and health
It’s well known that face pulls are one of the best exercises for strong and healthy shoulders that look as good as they perform. By
Training for Hiking: How to get in shape for the season!
As the weather cools off here in Arizona, we often start to think about activities we could be doing outside. Over the last few weeks,
Tissue Repair: How long does it take to heal from an injury?
As a practicing physical therapist for the past 38 years, probably the most common question I receive is: how long before I heal, recover, or
Shin Splints: What causes them and how to fix them
You don’t need to be a runner to be familiar with the pain and frustration of shin splints. All one needs to do is take
Self-Care for Caregivers Isn’t Selfish, It’s Loving
Caregiving is a tough job and it can be difficult to find the time and energy to care for yourself. Plus, caregivers are often faced
11 Benefits of Massage Guns: Pros and Cons
Massage guns have become widely popular and easy to obtain. Many swear by these small handheld devices, which operate differently than the old vibrating massage
Glute Bridge Benefits – Counteract The Effects of Sitting All Day
The posterior chain: this part of the body is often discussed in fitness circles, but we still find that it is often neglected in our
Hamstring Strain Exercises to Heal a Strain FAST!
Living with a hamstring strain is a pain. What’s more, they tend to happen during activities that we love, such as sports, hiking, or running.
A Quick Stretch for Shoulder Pain Relief
As a physical therapist, I see many patients who come with complaints of shoulder pain. I am often surprised at the discrepancy from what the