Tag Archives: Physical Therapy

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 […]

Fibromyalgia

by in Chiropractic Care, Medical Care, Physical Therapy and Rehab, Wellness June 10, 2013

Fibromyalgia is a disorder classified by the presence of chronic widespread pain and a heightened and painful response to gentle touch. Other core features of the disorder include debilitating fatigue, sleep disturbance, and joint stiffness. In addition, persons affected by the disorder frequently experience a range of other symptoms that involve multiple body systems, including […]