Month: May 2022

Hamstring Pain: Do you have Hamstring Tendinopathy?

Hamstring Tendinopathy is noted often in runners, hurdlers, yoga participants, dancers, & individuals perimenopausal. This can occur due to a traumatic event or onset overtime. This can occur when overloading the muscle, if you have lengthened or contracted hip flexors, during the stretch-shorten cycle of plyometric exercises, or excessively stretching your hamstring. This can sometimes …

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How is therapeutic exercise different than googling exercises?

Physical therapists are trained on systematic, planned performance of physical movements, postures or activities intended to provide you with the means to: Remediate or prevent injuries and pain. Improve, restore, or enhance activities & participation in your goals. Prevent or reduce health-related risk factors Improve and optimize overall health and well-being Individualize and tailor exercises …

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Gardening – Managing Neck/Back/Shoulder Pain

Gardening is a rewarding hobby and a passion, but it has its costs. Don’t let pain prevent you from continuing to enjoy your hobbies. Physical therapy, a consistent exercise routine, and a plan for moderate gardening can help you to garden safely and avoid long-term complications like arthritis. How Gardening Affects Your Body Gardening involves …

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The Best Thing to Do to Keep an Injury from Turning Into Chronic Pain

MOVEMENT IS MEDICINE This is a phrase that we use a lot at Pro+Kinetix. It’s a key concept we constantly explain to our patients. This is a common scenario where an injury, such as a sprain, or something more serious, doesn’t always resolve completely and becomes long-term chronic pain. These are situations in which we …

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