Those First Few Days After an Accident

…  So you hit a deer, or a car hit you, or you slid into a pole.  You may have whiplash.  This article is for those people who have been seen in the ER and sent home with a diagnosis of whiplash, or feel that aren’t hurt bad enough to warrant an Emergency Room visit. ...

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How to Make Sitting at Work More Comfortable

Ergonomics:  How to optimize your workstation and posture to prevent pain and injury. In the modern work world many of us spend our days sitting at a desk in front of the computer.  The human body however was not designed for this sedentary lifestyle and...

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So you’ve had a Concussion-Are you Getting Better?

Recently, our therapists attended a course regarding concussion.  This course was different, because while it talked about people getting headaches and dizziness with concussions, it identified that some of the symptoms you may be experiencing may not be a...

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How to Look After a Recent Injury

Tweaked your back shoveling snow? Or your ankle feels sore after the gym?  Wherever you may feel the pain, there are things you can do within the first week of an injury to improve healing and speed up recovery time.  Follow the RICE principle:  ...

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Back To School Stress

What do the following symptoms have in common?    Neck and back pain    Pelvic floor pain or urgency urinary incontinence    TMJ/TMD or jaw pain    Muscle tension    Headaches They can all be symptoms of stress! This week I noticed that I was exhibiting...

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Happy Mother’s Day

I hope you’ve had a great weekend celebrating the women in your life! Or being spoiled yourself.  Many women enjoy their pregnancies. I loved so many things about being pregnant, but … not the fact that I could hardly walk for the final stages of my...

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Gunn Intramuscular Stimulation: Is It Right For You?

Do you have chronic pain without a specific cause of injury? Do you have pain that has recurred several times over the course of the year, but never resolves completely? Is your pain persisting without ongoing inflammation or tissue damage? Do you have an...

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What to do when your world is spinning

What is Vestibular Therapy? The vestibular system provides information to your brain about the movement and position of your head. The vestibular system is located on both sides of the head, in the inner ear, and is considered the 'balance...

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Management & Prevention of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome          Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most commonly diagnosed repetitive strain injuries. It occurs when the median nerve, which is the main nerve that travels down the inside of your forearm to...

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Gardening Pain-free

Follow these basic body mechanics tips for gardening safely! Gardening season is here! We want you to enjoy the outdoors without injuring yourself. Once the weather gets nice it is easy to get overzealous and spend hours in the garden without...

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