Folding Forward in Yoga

Yoga has become one of the most popular forms of exercise that can be found in just about every city around the country. Part of the reason yoga is so popular and such an effective form of exercise is because of the combination of strength and…

Anthems, Pledges and Hazard Lights

Over the course of the past two months I have had two different discussions about regular kinds of things. Things that happen in the normal kinds of activities that people like us participate in during our usual routines, but that we do often…
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AAOMPT Conference 2019 Orlando

So How Was the Conference? Written by: Dr. Travis Stoner   For those that don’t know already, I went to the annual American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists this past weekend.  It is an annual gathering of some…
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Should I use Ice?

This is one of the most frequent questions we get as rehabilitation professionals “Should I use heat or ice?”  While I wish the answer was a simple one, research tells us it isn’t and, in fact, may be telling us to use ice a lot less…
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Do Your Toes Have Enough Room?

Do you buy shoes based on how they look instead of how they feel?  Do you wear heels for work or when going out? Have you ever had plantar fasciitis, achilles tendonitis, bunions, hammer toes, or other foot ailments?  If you answered YES…
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Pain Series Week Four: Options For Treating Pain

If your pain and “sensitive nervous system” has overstayed its welcome, it’s important to know that you have a plethora of treatment options today than ever before. There are several techniques/treatments that can control and reduce…
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Pain Series Week Two: How Nerves Work and How That Can Lead to Chronic Pain Responses

Your nerves act like your home alarm system In your home, normal day to day activities will not set off your alarm.  Alarms are set to go off when something big happens, like a window breaking or a door opening.  In a normal,…
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Pain Series Week One: Understanding the Anatomy of Pain

WHAT IS THE NERVOUS SYSTEM AND HOW DOES IT MAKE US FEEL PAIN? First and foremost, living IN pain IS NOT NORMAL!  Experiencing acute pain is a normal, human experience. Humans would not survive without our ability to experience pain.…
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Spice It Up!

Turmeric, It’s More Than Just A Spice! Turmeric has recently become the hottest new alternative therapy in today’s society.  So, what is the deal with turmeric? What can you actually use it for? How does it help the human body? Turmeric…
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We can treat your back pain!

“SPINAL STENOSIS” FREE TIP REPORT   Do any of these questions pertain to you?   Have you had back pain on one side, both sides, or centralized in your back for months and even years? Have you had a physician tell…