These tiny needles can access and relax deep muscle tension that your massage therapist can’t reach. Physical therapists insert thin (acupuncture-like) needles into tense bands of muscle. What is it? The most mainstream of the therapies described in our Cutting-Edge Pain Therapies feature, dry needling is used by physical therapists who want to reach problematicread more »
7 Myths About Physical Therapy
People everywhere are experiencing the transformative effect physical therapy can have on their daily lives. In fact, as experts in the way the body moves, physical therapists help people of all ages and abilities reduce pain, improve or restore mobility, and stay active and fit throughout life. But there are some common misconceptions that oftenread more »
Improving your health in the new year: 5 resolutions to make for 2017
We all get into bad habits in our life, in one way or another. Perhaps you don’t talk to your grandmother enough. Or you eat too much fast food. Or you stopped working out. Setting resolutions for the new year is a good way to try to work on these bad habits. There are manyread more »
What is minimalist running? Is it safe?
With advice from Lee Couret, PT, MSPT, CSCS What is minimalist running? Is it safe? Trends come and go in fitness, and running is no exception. Minimalist running has been growing in popularity over the last decade, but some runners still question its safety. Barefoot or minimalist running is running that occurs either WITHOUT footwearread more »
What is Frozen Shoulder?
With advice from Chelsea Cole, PTA Like back pain, shoulder pain can be caused by many things — stress, exercise (or the lack thereof), working in the same position for a long period of time. But if you have chronic shoulder pain and stiffness, as well as limited movement in your shoulder joint, especially overread more »
Welcome to Our Blog
Thank you for visiting our blog, and we look forward to connecting with you. Linx Physical Therapy & Wellness Center is excited to bring you the latest information about research and advancements in primary care. This blog will also be used to post updates about our practice and keep in touch with our patients. Checkread more »