Physical Therapy and Rehab

Spinal Decompression

by in Chiropractic Care, Conditions We Treat, Medical Care, Physical Therapy and Rehab, Wellness February 5, 2016

Bulging, herniated, or degenerative discs are fairly common conditions in today’s society. The damage to the disc then causes spinal compression (any excess pressure applied to the spinal cord) and often pinched nerves causing pain to radiate into the arm or leg (sciatica). It has long been thought that multiple factors contribute to these conditions […]

10 Things Every Mom Should Know to Reduce Risk of Sports Injury or Burnout with their Kids

by in Physical Therapy and Rehab October 2, 2014

Written by Jamie Ligon, PT, DPT Over training and sports injuries are commonplace problems in young developing athletes. Some of the trouble is attributed to a “no pain, no gain” and a “don’t stop, never quit” go-go-go mentality. Other contributing factors relate to a lack of body awareness as children and teens change at a […]

Diastasis Recti Abdominis- An “Ab-Splitting” Situation

by in Chiropractic Care, Physical Therapy and Rehab November 4, 2013

It may sound like a Harry Potter spell, but in reality this condition can be pretty serious! Diastasis means “separation” and the Recti Abdominis refer to your “six-pack abs”. These muscles attach to the linea alba (meaning “white line”) which runs from the xiphoid process to the pubic symphysis. Causes1: Sustained intra-abdominal pressure due to […]