Now that the weather is finally getting warmer, outdoor summer sports like golf and tennis are on the rise. A long winter of inactivity means that muscles and tendons of the elbow can be initially overwhelmed by the repetitive motions of these sports. This leads to elbow tendinitis and weeks of elbow pain.
Howard Beach Physical Therapist
The most common cause of neck and back pain is poor posture. Bad posture mis-aligns the spine placing the muscles in the back and neck under unnecessary stress, which tightens the muscles and leads to painful knots. Many patients even complain of consistent migraines, which is often a symptom of poor posture.
A knee injury can take a daily toll on the body not only causing pain and disability but also weakening other surrounding muscles when they have to overcompensate for a weak knee. Physical Therapy is one of the most effective non-surgical treatments to heal a knee injury because with the guidance of a physical therapist, a person can both repair knee damage while strengthening a weak knee.
Life can be more unpredictable then we can ever imagine as we go about our daily lives. Unfortunately, for many of us, sometimes we’re struck by an abrupt and unforeseen accident that turns our world upside down and inhibits an optimal quality of life. Or in other instances, it may not be an accident that suppresses an optimal quality of life, but a set circumstances beyond our control.
Every winter, we will all inevitably face at least one snowstorm and this includes shoveling snow. By shoveling snow, not only can we walk easily on our driveways but also prevent dangerous ice from forming beneath. Shoveling is an activity that we sometimes rush through but it is also, wrongly done, can be a constant motion of bending one’s back.