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Back Pain

by Stephen Kellett, PT DPT, June 8, 2017

Do you wake up with pain in your back? Is it difficult to bend forward and pick something up the floor due to stiffness or pain in your back? Have you missed work because your back was “out”. You are certainly not alone. Low back pain is a big issue for many Americans. Here’s why:

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What is Sciatica?

by Britney Ashburn, DPT, March 28, 2017

Sciatica is a common diagnosis we see on many of the referrals our patients bring to us. More often than not, many patients know the term sciatica refers to "pain down my leg". As a general definition that is correct! True sciatica occurs when the sciatic nerve has been compressed or irritated in some way

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The rotator cuff: what you should do when your doctor says you have tendinitis/tendinosis

by Patrick Toy, DPT, July 13, 2016

In the clinic, I often have a client who brings in a referral that reads "right shoulder rotator cuff tendinitis/tendinosis". And over 90% of these individuals when asked which muscle (I'll get to this in a bit) was injured, I get the blank stare. The rotator cuff is a group of 4 muscles that contribute significantly Read More...