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  Cervicogenic Headaches & Physical Therapy Kevin Sisbarro     Headaches are common-place for society, what most people don’t realize is that a headache can actually be stemming from their neck. Most people sit with poor posture, especially now with the technology boom, causing more and more people to be sitting at computers or looking down at their phones. When you sit in these positions for prolonged periods of time, it can put a lot of stress on the neck and caus...
Posted on 2018-08-30
Considering surgery? Think physical therapy first! Physical therapy is a safer alternative to surgery, injections and medication. Did you know that research has shown that conservative treatment of non-traumatic rotator cuff tears is equally as effective as operative treatment one year post-surgically (Kukken et al, 2014)? Therefore, conservative treatment such as physical therapy should be considered a primary method of treatment! Similarly, for individuals with a meniscal tear in thei...
Posted on 2018-01-04
The medical community in the United States has mismanaged pain for many years. It is time for a better understanding of pain to be brought to the forefront. This mismanagement is clearly evident in the number of opiod/pain medication prescriptions written, the number of deaths and addictions due to these prescriptions medications. Unfortunately, medical providers are all too quick to prescribe pain medications, perform injections, or surgery before properly educating their patients about pain ...
Posted on 2017-10-17
Blood Flow Restriction Training     Kinesio-tape, cupping, hyperbaric training… Those red welts all over the back of Michael Phelps in 2016 Olympics. The colorful tape stretched across the deltoids of both Kerri Walsh-Jennings and Misty May-Treanor in 2012… These are just a few of the cutting-edge techniques and performance enhancers that we have seen all over the media!  But what about blood flow restriction training? Blood flow restriction training has been intr...
Posted on 2017-07-04
Posted on 2017-06-19
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