What Are Your Options When It Comes to TMJ?

How Physical Therapy Can Be a Vital Tool in Treating Pain Associated with TMJ / TMD Disorder According to the University of Illinois Chicago, an estimated 10 million people suffer from at least one TMJ / TMD disorder.  Much of the time, this disorder can be rather hard to diagnose and even harder to manage.  […]

Physical Therapy for Low Back Pain: Finding Relief

Cancel your membership to the lower back pain club with the help of Physical Therapy Do you want to hear a crazy statistic?  According to the Cleveland Clinic, 4 out of 5 people over the course of their lifetime will suffer from lower back pain.  So if you are reading this there is a good […]

5 Simple Core Exercises for Increased Stability and Strength

What is the Core? The core is not just the rectus abdominus muscle, casually referred to as the Abs, but rather the core is a series of muscles all connected through fascial links that stabilize the spine to produce, transmit, and receive forces generated by the extremities. To function properly, the core requires proper timing […]

Is Your Job Becoming a Serious Headache?

  Article by: Kayla Lambert, PT, DPT  Approximately 47% of the population suffers from chronic headaches. Of these individuals, approximately 20% suffer from “cervicogenic headaches,” which is a term used for a type of pain originating in the neck but presenting as headache-type symptoms. Typically, these headaches manifest following a sustained posture or a neck […]

How Does Work Hardening & Work Conditioning Benefit the Industrial Athlete?

  Article by: Josh Dollahite MEd., LAT/ATC / Advance Rehabilitation Physical Therapy – Industrial Medicine Work Hardening/Work Conditioning programs are comprehensive, intensive rehabilitative programs with a team approach between Certified Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapists, Physicians, Case Managers, and Insurance Adjusters, with a focus on returning an injured employee back to work at a pre-injury state. […]

What is a Concussion & How Physical Therapy Can Speed Up Recovery

  Article by: Megan Taylor, PT, DPT, Cert. DN / Jasmine Brown, PT, DPT, Cert. DN A Concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury caused by a blow to the head with or without loss of consciousness. Most commonly, concussions are sustained from sporting events, although other mechanisms of injury include car accidents and falls. […]

How Your Rotator Cuff Prevents Shoulder Pain

How Your Rotator Cuff Prevents Shoulder Pain By: Dr. Joshua Beyl, PT, DPT You don’t know what happened. You were just playing catch with your child and you just threw “too hard” and the next day your shoulder hurt. Or maybe you were out cutting tree branches and the next morning you could barely raise […]