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  • Rehabilitation Succeeds Where Technology and Pharmacology Failed: Effective Treatment of Persistent Pain across the Lifespan

    Rehabilitation Succeeds Where Technology and Pharmacology Failed: Effective Treatment of Persistent Pain across the Lifespan

    From: https://www.mdpi.com/2077-0383/8/12/2042 Chronic pain affects up to 30% of the adult population and 11% to 38% of the childhood and adolescent population. The area of rehabilitation research for patients having persistent pain is on the move with a substantial increase in the scientific understanding of persistent pain over the past decades. This rapid growth in […]Read More »
  • Effect of Radiofrequency Denervation on Pain Intensity Among Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain

    Effect of Radiofrequency Denervation on Pain Intensity Among Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain

    Radiofrequency denervation is a commonly used treatment for chronic low back pain, but high-quality evidence for its effectiveness is lacking. All participants received a 3-month standardized exercise program and psychological support if needed. Participants in the intervention group received radiofrequency denervation as well. This is usually a 1-time procedure, but the maximum number of treatments […]Read More »
  • How can exercise help chronic pain?

    How can exercise help chronic pain?

    Answer: Although resting for short periods can help with pain, too much rest may actually make it worse and put you at greater risk of injury. Research has shown that regular exercise can ease pain long term by improving muscle tone, strength, and flexibility. Exercise may also cause a release of endorphins, the body’s natural […]Read More »
  • Functional Cupping

    Functional Cupping

    About ten years ago, Pieter de Smidt was looking to add to his array of manual therapy skills for soft tissue treatment.  de Smidt, PT, DPT, Cert. MDT, MTC, owner of Reset-Wellness Physical Therapy in Houston, TX, was well-versed in instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM), which still proved painful for some patients. But after seeing the benefits […]Read More »
  • Injured? Want To Work Out?

    Injured? Want To Work Out?

    If you are in pain, or had a recent injury/surgery, and you want to start working out again, but don’t know where to start: reach out to a Physical Therapist. PT’s can help you safely start moving again. They understand your medical history and they understand exercise. However, if you want to start lifting weights […]Read More »
  • Training with pain?

    Training with pain?

    We all will have to deal with this at some point. You may have some pain, but still want to workout. Should you? Can you? And if so, how? Reduce the ROMBy working a shorter range of motion (ROM) you can typically reduce symptoms. If you have pain, regardless of load and volume, in a […]Read More »
  • Weightlifting is not bad for your knees, low back or shoulders

    Weightlifting is not bad for your knees, low back or shoulders

    Weightlifting will not hurt you knees, back, shouldersWe need to stop telling people that weightlifting is bad for them. Yes, before anyone start with weightlifting they need the prerequisite mobility and stability and know good form. Yes, not everyone needs to use a barbell to do deadlifts. Actually most people do not, but they can […]Read More »
  • How To

    How To

    We review popular exercises and show you the proper form, why you should do these exercises and when you should look for an alternative exerciseRead More »
  • Why more people are paying cash for physical therapy

    Why more people are paying cash for physical therapy

    If you’ve ever had an injury or dealt with chronic pain, you probably followed a pretty traditional course of action to address it. You went to your primary care doctor and they sent you to the lab for x-rays, prescribed medication, or both. You may have gotten a referral to a specialist or even a […]Read More »
  • Shoulder Pain?What can do in the Gym?

    Shoulder Pain?What can do in the Gym?

    Shoulderpain is one of the most common problems that happen to my fitness clients. The #benchpress #shoulderpress and even #bicepscurls often lead to #shoulderimpingement ..If you have pain, you don’t have to stop lifting. But you may have modify your #exercise #programming ..Get someone who understands #injurymanagement and #injuryprevention as well as #strengthandconditioning to help […]Read More »