I get asked this question in the clinic every week. How much pain is acceptable when recovering from an injury? Sharp pain is an indication that you need to stop activity. Dull aches are warning signs of something not right, especially if you experience stiffness with that dull ache. In the initial stages of an injury, youContinue Reading »
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1Do your homework – Trust me, I can always tell which patients do their exercises and which ones don’t. I get a kick out of the blank stares I get after asking patients to show me their technique! Ultimately, not completing your “physio homework” delays your progress and prolongs treatment. Sure, I don’t work out 7Continue Reading »
Both lower back sprains and fractures can share a large portion of the same symptoms such as sharp pain, muscle spasms, and limited mobility. A sprain is an injury to the ligaments that help stabilize the lumbar vertebral bones and usually results from a sudden or gradual irregular movement or an unnatural twisting motion ofContinue Reading »
At one time or another, most of us have had an unfortunate accident that has caused an injury to the ankle. In the summer we tend to see more slip and falls due to more outdoor participation in sports, hiking, walking, and one very common injury is an ankle sprain or fracture. This usually happensContinue Reading »
Are you starting a new sport or exercise program and are worried about an old nagging injury that might flare up? Get it checked out before you start to play! You can either ask a Therapist a question via our website: https://nosecreek.wpengine.com/, call us for a 15 minute FREE phone call consultation or book withContinue Reading »