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Snoring? Trouble Sleeping? Try Exercise. Picture of a caucasian male sleeping in bed and a caucasian female in bed with her pillow pulled around her ears.

Snoring? Trouble Sleeping? Try Exercise.

Insufficient or low-quality sleep may be more than an annoyance. It can be a major health concern meriting a visit to your general practitioner or a sleep specialist. Difficulty sleeping that impairs activities of daily living and lasts greater than three months meets the clinical definition of insomnia. Insomnia can be a disorder or a […]

Tennis Elbow Pain. Picture of a caucasian male getting his elbow checked by a black female physical therapist.

Tennis Elbow Pain

Tennis elbow refers to a repetitive use disorder causing recurring pain on the outside of the elbow. While this condition is all too familiar to experienced tennis players, the majority of cases actually seem to be related to work or recreational activities that involve repetitive use of the forearm muscle, or wrist & hand. (1)(2) […]

Low Back Pain vs. Self Care. Picture of a young caucasian female getting her back worked on by a young caucasian female.

Low Back Pain vs. Self Care

Nonspecific low back pain (LBP) ranks as one of the most common and costly musculoskeletal disorders. The majority of costs related to low back pain are not from the initial complaint. The majority of costs stem from recurrence. (1-2) When low back pain recurs, patients return for further passive treatments initiating what some have qualified […]

Plantar Fasciosis and Physical Therapy. Picture of a caucasian male on a treatment table having his foot worked on by a caucasian male physical therapist.

Plantar Fasciosis and Physical Therapy

Foot pain can be extremely uncomfortable. Plantar fasciosis is a common cause.  Weight bearing on the feet can make this uncomfortable and, in some cases, almost impossible to walk or stand. Being flat footed, overweight, having tight calf muscles, and standing for long periods of time are causes of plantar fasciosis. Symptoms can result in […]

Bicycling Benefits. Picture of a caucasian male and female on bicycles.

Bicycling Benefits

Bicycling is not only fun, but also a low-impact way to reduce health risks. It can be enjoyed by people of all ages, from young children to older adults. What better way to exercise that is cheap and good for the environment?[1] Cycling on a regular basis stimulates and improves heart, lungs, and circulation, helping […]