If stretching isn’t currently part of your daily life, it should be! No matter who you are, a good stretch is the perfect way to start your day. There are tremendous benefits to stretching, and if you don’t know where to begin, that is perfectly fine! A physical therapist can help walk you through why
In your busy life, it may seem as if you are on a never-ending hamster wheel that demands you do as much as possible. However, it is important for everyone to understand what really is and isn’t possible through sheer willpower. It is important to understand that your willpower has limits. It is hard enough
If you are dealing with chronic pain or inflammation in your life, proper nutrition can play a key role in helping you find relief. Diet is an important part of any physical therapy regimen because eating the right foods can help your body recover from many different conditions. Eating right, paired with reduced stress and
The second article in our series on dizziness and vertigo focuses on dizziness, specifically cervicogenic dizziness. Before we start, I feel it is important to make a distinction between the terms dizziness and vertigo, as many people use them interchangeably even though they are two different symptoms. Vertigo is a feeling that the room is spinning around
If you have ever had the misfortune of experiencing dizziness or vertigo, you probably have a good understanding of how disabling these conditions can be. Many times seemingly insignificant movements or changes in position cause the whole room to begin spinning around you, make you feel light-headed, or give you the illusion you are falling.