What is Runner’s Knee?
What causes runner's knee? How do you prevent runner's knee? Its summer time, which means many people are out participating… [more]
Shinny Shin Shin……Why does my shin hurt?
What are shin splints? What causes shin splints? Have you ever went for a long run, or done an intense workout and had tenderness… [more]
What is carpal tunnel?
Why does my wrist hurt? Why does my hand and fingers go numb? Why does my hands go numb at night? Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is… [more]
What is the right shoe for me?
Does the shoe matter? What should I look for in a shoe? What is flat foot or low arch? What is a high… [more]
1st Place Reader’s Choice Award
Thank you Whitley County (our patients and the Post and Mail readers) for awarding us the top choice award for physical therapy. … [more]
What should I expect during my physical therapy evaluation?
How do I make the most of my physical therapy evaluation? What questions will I be asked by my physical therapist? As… [more]
Biking and Back Pain
Why does my back hurt when I ride my bike? How do I adjust my bike to prevent my back from hurting? Is biking bad for my back? Summer… [more]
What are overuse injuries?
Why do overuse injuries happen? How do you prevent overuse injuries? Repetitive stress injuries (otherwise known as repetitive… [more]
What is lateral epicondylitis?
Why does the outside of my elbow hurt? What is tennis elbow? Tennis elbow is a term often used to describe lateral epicondylitis.… [more]
How do you stretch properly?
How do you stretch properly? How long should I hold my stretches? Should you stretch before or after exercise? As with… [more]
What causes runner's knee? How do you prevent runner's knee? Its summer time, which means many people are out participating in local 5k, 10k, half and full marathons. Consequently, runners are training more often, and may become susceptible to repetitive use injuries in the knee. The two most common knee injuries in runners are patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) and iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS). PFPS is pain under or along the knee cap itself, while ITBS is pain along the outside of … [Read More...]
What are shin splints? What causes shin splints? Have you ever went for a long run, or done an intense workout and had tenderness or swelling along your shin bone afterwards? It is possible that you have suffered from shin splints, also known as medial tibial stress syndrome. Shin splints can be caused by an inflammation of the periosteum of the tibia, muscle overuse causing swelling, and stress fractures of the bone. The periosteum is the covering surrounding the bone, which can become … [Read More...]
Why does my wrist hurt? Why does my hand and fingers go numb? Why does my hands go numb at night? Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a common disorder that involves compression of the median nerve. The median nerve and the tendons that bend your fingers pass through a structure called the carpal tunnel in the wrist. The carpal tunnel is made up of bones on 3 sides and a ligament. The median nerve can be compressed in this tunnel due to many reasons: an inflammation of the tendon sheaths, shortening … [Read More...]
Does the shoe matter? What should I look for in a shoe? What is flat foot or low arch? What is a high arch? Wearing proper foot attire is key to avoiding foot/ankle pain, not to mention reducing the risk of knee, hip and low back pain. So, what exactly is "proper foot attire?" Obviously high heels are tough on your feet, while athletic/tennis shoes provide cushion and support. However, there are a lot of tennis shoe brands and styles available, which means … [Read More...]
Thank you Whitley County (our patients and the Post and Mail readers) for awarding us the top choice award for physical therapy. It has been an honor to serve our community and help those return to their Peak Performance! … [Read More...]