Hip Replacement: The Bionic Patient!

You've been told you need a hip replacement and you probably immediately started googling! 

Piriformis Syndrome

The piriformis is a sneaky little muscle that packs quite a punch! 

Avascular Necrosis of the Femoral Head

Avascular necrosis (AVN) of the femoral head, what a mouthful! 

Necrosis is actually tissue death. Avascular means an interruption or lack of blood supply to the tissue. Avascular necrosis is tissue

Hip Pain

As physical therapists, we see a lot of hip pain! Sometimes it's related to the hip joint itself and sometimes its because of referred to pain from the lumbar spine. If you've found yourself here,

Sciatica and Your Hip Pain

Sciatic nerve pain is swelling of the sciatic nerve triggering burning discomfort, numbness as well as prickling along the rear of the leg and also down into the foot..Originating in the back, 5

Sports Rehabilitation and Tissue Tolerance

Soccer, gymnastics, ice skating, hiking, running, basketball, weight lifting. What do these all have in common? Injuries! What do sports injuries need? Sports rehabilitation! In order to rehab these

Traumatic Coccyx Injuries: A Literal Pain in the Butt

Have you ever slipped on ice and landed on your butt? Its very possible that you injured your coccyx, or more commonly known as the tailbone. 

You and Your Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ)

Around 12% of the population experience temporomandibular joint dysfunction (Known as TMD). That's a fair number of people! You probably don't think much about the mechanics of opening and closing

Managing Your Sprained Ankle

A sprain is defined as a stretch, shear or tear of the ligament. 

The most common type of sprained ankle is an inversion sprain. This means your foot rolls inward and the lateral (or side) of your

Muscles of the low back

Let’s talk muscles.  There are multiple layers to the muscles of the back and a tremendous number that play a role in both creating movement and providing stability in the lumbar spine.  This is by