Low Back Pain Specialist?!

Are you among the 85% of Americans who has already suffered from some form of Low back pain in your life?  I know that I have, and the pain was debilitating, excruciating, and downright terrifying…and this statement is coming from someone who knew exactly what...

Causes and Treatments for Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is a diagnosis that many doctors and therapists alike consistently come across in practice. So many questions need to be answered, but what is certain is that chronic pain is a complicated, debilitating and a downright life changing ailment affecting...

Shoulder pain–or something else?

Shoulder pain can often be extremely debilitating, causing us to lose sleep, have difficulties lifting/carrying items and even getting dressed/undressed.  Often people wait it out, thinking it will get better and eventually go away, only to find that it often gets...

Genetics vs Lifestyle

This is a subject I feel needs some major clarification within the healthcare realm.  If I personally had to look at my future in terms of the genetics of my grandparents, I should just give up now, as I’m basically half way through my life! No grandparent lived past...

what’s your sport?

What’s your sport? After being an outpatient orthopaedics PT for many years, one of the most important pieces of my job is being able to connect with athletes on a whole new level.  What I mean by connecting with athletes is that I had to understand their sport and...

Dry Needling and Migraines

I can still remember the look on one of my patients’ faces as she entered my clinics doors. It was a look of defeat, exhaustion and hopelessness. The dark circles around her eyes gave me a glimpse into someone who desperately needed help. As I began her evaluation,...