Is there any treatment for spasticity?
Several treatment options exist for spasticity. While physical and occupational therapy are key to treating spasticity and preventing problems from spasticity, the effectiveness of physical therapy can often be improved with the help of a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician. Improving the e... Full Post
How can I alleviate lower back pain?
Low back pain can have many causes. The most common cause of low back pain is due to muscle strain. Weak core musculature, and tight hamstrings can result in poor spine mechanics. Or, in other words, your spine is not moving efficiently and properly resulting in muscle strain or undue strain on the... Full Post
What is bursitis?
A bursa is a small, fluid filled sac. Think of it as a smashed, but intact water balloon. They are usually very thin, unless inflamed. These exist in many areas of the body and help in allowing soft tissues to glide over harder surfaces without getting damaged. Common locations of bursa include... Full Post
What is physical therapist?
A physical therapist is a licensed, trained, healthcare professional, who specializes in helping patients regain function after an injury and can help prevent further injury. The primary tool of a physical therapist to help you achieve your goal is therapeutic exercises. The initial visit with a... Full Post