Don’t Put Off Getting Help For Your Low Back Pain

Ask any physical therapist, and you’ll get confirmation that lower back pain is the most frequent complaint they’re asked to treat. Often, back strain goes away on their own, especially with the classic “RICE” treatment. But when rest, ice, compression and elevation...
Is Your Back Pain Caused by a Herniated Disc?

Is Your Back Pain Caused by a Herniated Disc?

Causes and Risk Factors of a Herniated Disc A herniated disc is a condition that occurs along the spine. Most often, it is found in the lower back. The spine is comprised of 24 bones, and five of them are found in the lower back. There are also nerves and...

Trigger Point Dry Needling – Part Two

Physical therapists routinely evaluate individuals for painful “trigger points’ that can result in not only pain but, also limited movement and tolerance for activity.  If these areas of muscle hypersensitivity are not identified and then addressed...