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When Should You Start Physical Therapy?

When Should You Start Physical Therapy?

Aches and pains, as well as accidents and illnesses, are all part of life. You may know that something doesn't feel right, but you are still unsure when should you start physical therapy? It's not always an easy thing...

Physical Therapy for Shin Splints

Physical Therapy for Shin Splints

When you experience pain that shoots down the front of the lower leg, or the shin bone (tibia), it is known as "shin splints." Athletes are susceptible to shin splints, so in our Asheville, NC office, we often...

4 Exercises for Good Posture

4 Exercises for Good Posture

Poor posture is unavoidable at times, but sometimes it just becomes a habit that, with some effort, can be corrected. Tension in our muscles is prevalent among persons who work professions that involve long periods of...

Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine

Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine

Physical therapy is used in a variety of ways in sports medicine. Many clinics have licensed sports trainers on staff who will attend on-site schools and other sporting events to act as the first responder in the event...

Physical Therapy Can Help Shoulder Pain

Physical Therapy Can Help Shoulder Pain

Do you feel like you're carrying the world's weight on your shoulders? When your shoulders bear the brunt of your weight, they are more vulnerable to injury. Carrying your children all day, overtraining, excessive...

5 Foods That Lower Blood Pressure

5 Foods That Lower Blood Pressure

Whether you've recently been diagnosed with high blood pressure (hypertension) or are simply determining if you should be concerned because high blood pressure runs in your family, you should be aware of the critical...

Causes and Treatments of Night Time Hip Pain

Causes and Treatments of Night Time Hip Pain

It can be difficult to get a sufficient amount of rest when you're experiencing night time hip pain. Discomfort throughout the night can be caused by a variety of factors, including positions, inadequate mattresses,...

Should You Use Ice or Heat for an Injury?

Should You Use Ice or Heat for an Injury?

When people get hurt, a common question for medical personnel is whether to employ ice or heat for injury. Here are some broad rules that will assist you in a variety of situations. If you have fibromyalgia, Reflex...

Physical Therapy for Shoulder Pain

Physical Therapy for Shoulder Pain

Do you feel like you're carrying the world's weight on your shoulders? When your shoulders bear the brunt of your weight, they are more vulnerable to injury. Carrying your children all day, overtraining, excessive...

Tips for Running with Bad Knees

Tips for Running with Bad Knees

Every runner's greatest concern is that their joints would begin to hurt and prevent them from running. You never know when something like knee or ankle discomfort can strike, but you should be aware of the most...

Monitoring Exercise Intensity

Monitoring Exercise Intensity

Knowing how to gauge your exercise intensity will help you get the most out of your sessions. Are you working hard or scarcely working while you exercise? Exercising at the proper intensity can help you get the most...

Sports Injury Healing Times

Sports Injury Healing Times

Around 8.6 million injuries related to sports and recreation occur every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Sports Injury Men (61.3 percent) and persons aged five to 24 (64.9...

Long Distance Running Tips

Long Distance Running Tips

Registration for the Boston Marathon opened, and over 4,000 people signed up on the first day. However, there are still 22,000-time qualifiers available. And if you've been training for the New York City Marathon,...

After a Car Accident, What Should You Do?

After a Car Accident, What Should You Do?

An automobile accident is both physically and mentally distressing. If you've had even a small injury, the pain and suffering it causes might make returning to your regular routine difficult. Many people try to "shake...

Overtraining in Sports: When Does It Become Too Much?

Overtraining in Sports: When Does It Become Too Much?

Pushing your body to be the best it can be is a good thing that can lead to amazing achievements; however, going too hard on your body can be harmful in the long run and can even lead to injuries that impede your...