More Than a Six Pack

More Than a Six Pack

More than a Six Pack The muscles that make up the core are more than a six-pack. When trainers, fitness influencers, and other people in the fitness sphere talk about having strong abs, many people think this means striving for a six-pack. In reality, many muscles...
How to Manage Low Back Pain

How to Manage Low Back Pain

How to Manage Low Back Pain Low back pain can be a scary and debilitating condition. While it is frustrating to deal with, it is also important to understand why you are experiencing these symptoms. Some of the most common orthopedic issues as it relates to back pain...
Neck Pain: What Can I Do For It?

Neck Pain: What Can I Do For It?

What is Cervical Myelopathy? 70% of people over the age of 70 have degeneration in their cervical spine. These people, in many cases, do not have any symptoms of spinal cord degeneration despite the degeneration showing up on imaging. These changes that happen in the...
Eliminate Low Back Pain

Eliminate Low Back Pain

Does Dry Needling Work for Low Back Pain? Dry needling is a functional technique that is effective in eliminating low back pain. Often patients have sore, tight muscles with low back pain. Typically, muscle tightness is a response to a problem caused by a disc injury...
Treatment Options for Herniated Discs

Treatment Options for Herniated Discs

The Cushion of the Spine As humans, our spine is filled with discs between each of our bony vertebrae. These discs act as a cushion between each vertebra which is stacked on top of each other to make up our entire spinal column. Often, when a disc herniates, the...
Treating Back Pain with Graston

Treating Back Pain with Graston

Low back pain is one of the most common and debilitating concerns for individuals pursuing physical therapy. Deya et al., 2006, performed a survey of 31,044 respondents, and of that large pool of subjects, 26.4% reported significant incidences of low back pain in the...