Tag Archives: Physical Therapy

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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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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Pain Myth #2

A few weeks I posted about 5 common myths about pain.  Over the next few posts I will try to explain why each is a myth.  Here is that list again if you didn’t see it or don’t remember it. … Continue reading

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5 Myths About Pain

In the past 20 years or so numerous research studies have changed the way we think about pain.  How it works and how it should be treated. Unfortunately this research is not very well understood by the general public and … Continue reading

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The Science Behind Pain

Ascent PT is partnering With Walking Mountains School to present a lecture on The Science Behind Pain for theirScience Behind Lecture Series..This will happen at the Walking Mountains Center on Wednesday December 10 at 630…See the link below for more … Continue reading

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Exercise of the week: Supine knee extension stretch

This is a good, easy way to improve your knee extension if you are unable to straighten it all the way. You should be able to extend the shin so that it is in line with the femur (0 degrees … Continue reading

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