• So, your imaging or doctor has told you that you have “arthritis.” You must be doomed right? It’s “bone on bone” but it’s not time, or you’re not a candidate for surgery. What should you do?! Most commonly the type of arthritis in these situations is “osteoarthritis” (OA) which results from a natural process of […]

  • After giving birth, fluctuating hormone levels along with physical changes following delivery can produce pain or feeling of instability in the low back and pelvic areas. This can be due to excessive joint mobility, possible muscle imbalance, weakness in the core stability muscles, and changes in spinal and pelvic mobility and function. Physical therapy can […]

  • Pelvic exercises are important during pregnancy to promote support, strength and control of the pelvic floor and to help with relaxation when needed for childbirth. During pregnancy, there is a weakening of the pelvic floor for several reasons including hormonal changes, weight gain during pregnancy, straining with possible constipation, and inappropriate pregnancy and post-partum exercises. […]

  • In recent years preventative medicine as well as wholistic or functional medicine have been growing in popularity. As they have been growing in popularity there has been a notable influx in the amount of information related to lifestyle and its effect on health. When you hear lifestyle, you may ask what does that actually mean. […]