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Blog Category: Spine & Neck

ESSENTIAL NECK EXERCISES
December 14, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Essential Neck Exercises by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Whip lash occurs when the head “snaps” forward and backward quickly which leads to injuries to the soft tissue that holds the spine together. Natural … Continue reading

TENDON INJURIES DUE TO COMPRESSION
December 7, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Tendon Injuries Due To Compression by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Tendinopathy refers to disease of a tendon. Tendons connect muscles to bones. Over-use, excessive force, repetitive movements and compression are some of the … Continue reading

CORE TRAINING…. WHAT SHOULD BE STRENGTHENED?
November 9, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Core Training…. What Should Be Strengthened? by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. The “six pack” muscles are really one muscle the Rectus Abdominus and it is very superficial. Functional core strength involves every muscle … Continue reading

RECURRENCE OF LOW BACK PAIN
September 28, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Recurrence Of Low Back Pain by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. 85-90% of the population will suffer from low back pain at some time in their life. Recurring low back pain will effect > … Continue reading

THE MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO PATIENT CARE
April 27, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

The Multidisciplinary Approach to Patient Care by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Spinal fusion surgery can cost the healthcare system in excess of $100,000. Greater than 80% of the population has low back pain … Continue reading

NEW APPROACH TO LOW BACK PAIN TREATMENT
April 20, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

New Approach To Low Back Pain Treatment by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Low back pain occurs in approximately 80% of the population at least once in their lifetime. Low back pain is the … Continue reading

CHRONIC LOW BACK PAIN AND SOCIOECONOMIC INFLUENCE
January 19, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Chronic Low Back Pain and Socioeconomic Influence by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Low back pain affects > 80% of the population. Greater than 50 billion dollars per year is spent on low back … Continue reading

PELVIC CROSSED SYNDROME AND PHYSICAL THERAPY
June 16, 2016 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Pelvic Crossed Syndrome and Physical Therapy by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Common causes of PCS are sitting too much, improper weight lifting and/or a sedentary lifestyle. PCS is a classic case of muscle … Continue reading

WALKING AND TEXTING: HOW DANGEROUS IS IT?
March 3, 2016 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Walking and Texting: How Dangerous Is It? by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Injuries related to walking and texting have tripled since 2004. Walking speeds can be reduced nearly 30% when someone walks and … Continue reading

PHYSICAL THERAPY TREATMENT FOR EDEMA OR EFFUSION
November 5, 2015 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Physical Therapy Treatment for Edema or Effusion by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Effusion in a joint with the presence of blood is a Hemarthrosis. NSAIDs or Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs can help to reduce … Continue reading