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Should Physical Therapy Be Painful?

Should Physical Therapy Be Painful?

One of the most common questions, as well as hesitation, of patients getting physical therapy for their ailment is their fear of pain. They think that the exercises or procedures done during physical therapy will cause and push beyond their limits. The idea of having...

How Can You Tell If Physical Therapy Is Working?

How Can You Tell If Physical Therapy Is Working?

Physical therapy intends to rehabilitate and restore normal physical functions post-injury or when suffering from a medical condition that affects movements. It should help a patient to feel and return “back to normal” -- prior to experiencing the pain and issues. The...

Soreness and Pain: What’s the Difference?

No matter how frequently you visit the gym or how regularly you exercise, you are still vulnerable to muscle pain and soreness after. Most of the time, people think that their muscles become sore after working out because the exercises are working for their bodies. In...

TeleHealth Physical Therapy – PT Everywhere!

A message came into @dockristianpt’s Instagram account around 3:44am on Thursday. The question came from someone who was experiencing a lot of pain: “Hey, how are you? I have a medical question. Last evening I just moved my head a bit and felt sharp pain through the...

Physical Therapy For Pain

Physical Therapy For Pain

Most of us experience pain from time to time and this can often be the case after playing a competitive sports game, cleaning up the house, or waking up on the wrong side of the bed. Generally, pain falls into two categories, acute or chronic. Acute pain is resolved...

Things You Need to Know about Pelvic Floor Disorder (PFD)

Things You Need to Know about Pelvic Floor Disorder (PFD)

In this modern era, it’s safe to say that a lot of us are open to new ideas and perspectives. No matter how open we are, there are still those who shy away from discussing health matters that they feel will embarrass them- one of them is Pelvic Floor Disorders (PFD). ...

Butterfly Stretch for Anterior Pelvic Tilt

Butterfly Stretch for Anterior Pelvic Tilt

Have you noticed that your pelvis is tilted further down and further forward than usual? If you have, then you probably have what we call, Anterior Pelvic Tilt (APT). APT is a condition that affects females (usually during pregnancy) whereby your pelvis happens to be...

Stretching Exercises for a Pain-Free Road Trip

Stretching Exercises for a Pain-Free Road Trip

Road trips and long-weekend getaways are some of those days that we look forward to every year. It’s that time of year to escape from the grueling and hectic work-life. We all say that the drive is half the journey, let’s be honest, it can also be tiring and not to...

Best Single Leg Exercises

Best Single Leg Exercises

One of the most overlooked groups of exercises in our opinion, and yet one of the most important is Single-Leg Exercises! If you pause and think about it, a lot of our activity is performed while standing, at one point standing on one leg. From walking, running,...

Mindful Strength Training

Mindful Strength Training

Have you come across what some people call Mindful Strength Training? If you haven’t, this has been around for some time and is highly recommended by medical experts such as your trusted Physical Therapists. We know what you’re thinking- yoga and meditation but...