Posts tagged Pain Relief
How Bad is My Back Pain, Really?

This post features a video from our leading physical therapist in Appleton Wisconsin that will help you self-assess really where you’re at with whatever back pain you’re experiencing and hopefully provide you either with confidence or more certainty that it’s time to make a decision regarding your low back pain. This physical therapy assessment is not meant to replace a formal diagnosis or medical evaluation, but does help shed some light on how our sports physical therapists can help provide you top of the line spine physical therapy.

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A Golf Expo Pain Report

We just completed our weekend talking to, educating, and "stealing" data from many of the Fox Valley's amateur golfers.  We were looking for interesting information we could use on pain, and I think it's safe to say we got some interesting answers.  

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Squat Goals: ankles, hips, and UPPER BACK?

Many people appropriately have discussed and stressed ankle, hip, glute, and knee health for squatting, but the UPPER BACK is a key component to a healthy squat as well, especially if you're looking to load it up bigtime.  This blog post finalizes our 3 part series on reducing "pinchy" hips with squatting and optimizing your body for good, healthy squatting.  

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The Big Reason You're Getting Elbow Pain With Golf

Elbow pain with golf is common.  So common that there is something actually called "golfer's elbow."  However, with further investigation and understanding swing dynamics, we will start to realize that many painful elbow situations with golf are really coming from something else in the swing.  Read on to find out what that something else is AND how it can help you add distance while you get out of pain.

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Path to Pain-Free: Dry Needling 101

In the latest "Path to Pain-Free" series, we share a Vlog on dry needling.  Dry needling is an incredibly effective strategy for the right individual with muscle, joint, or nerve pain who is sick and tired of pain medication or even fearful that surgery is the last option.  This gives a brief intro into why dry needling works, when it's indicated, and includes a demo.  

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Why My Squat Is A Mess (Part 1)

One of the best ways we can show you how to improve your squat is to show you how big of a mess Eric's is.  Start at the ankles and work your way up.  If you can improve or ensure your ankle mobility is optimal then your mechanics up the chain will be so much better.  A simple, not perfect, self assessment like this one can really help you squat better with less pain.  

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What I Learned From Spending 10 Hours in a CrossFit Box

2 weeks ago we had the pleasure of working with athletes at a local CrossFit competition for 10 straight hours.  It hammered home some thoughts we've had for a while now...just more objectively and acutely.  This post will tell you what those thoughts are and why they were confirmed.  

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