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5 Things to Know about Pain

Pain is one of the most complex topics we deal with in physical therapy and life. Most of the people I work with in my clinic have pain. That’s one of the main reasons they come in to see us. … Continue reading

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10 Reasons to Get PT 1st

Today is get PT 1st social media day.  In honor of that here are 10 reasons to think about either getting PT first for your pain or injury problem, or using PT in conjunction with other treatment such as surgery, … Continue reading

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Survey on Pain Just One Question

I have been writing off and on about pain for a while and trying to get the word out in our community about the new thinking in pain science, why pain experiences occur, and how physical therapists can help people … Continue reading

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12 Things to Help You Get The Most Out Of Your PT

When we are working with clients with pain or injury, they sometimes become frustrated with the pace of their recovery.  Everyone in our culture seems to want a quick fix, which sometimes therapy provides.  But sometimes things take longer.  To … Continue reading

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Exercise of the week: Towel inversion/eversion stretch

Similar to last week’s stretch https://ascentpt.wordpress.com/2014/07/02/exercise-of-the-week-towel-ankle-dorsiflexion-stretch/, this is an easy way to improve your ankle range of motion, especially if you are non-weightbearing. Often when you are recovering from a foot or ankle injury or surgery, you will need safe … Continue reading

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Pain Mechanics

Over the past few weeks we have been talking about pain and some misconceptions about it.  Today we are going to talk about some of the mechanics of how pain works.  One misconception people frequently have is that the body … Continue reading

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Pain Links

Below are some interesting links that may be helpful in learning about pain and how to treat it. The 1st is a 5 minute video explaining pain.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=4b8oB757DKc This is a 15 minute video by Lorimar Moseley, a pain researcher … Continue reading

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